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01/20/2016 03:16 pm ET Updated Jan 25, 2016

Why This Psychologist Says Greatness Is Accessible to Everyone

You don't have to be an athlete to benefit from this advice.

Looking to hone your craft and master it? Well, high-performance psychologist Michael Gervais has good news for you -- anyone can do it. Gervais has a popular podcast called "Finding Mastery" and works with elite athletes who thrive in high-stakes environments, but the lessons he's learned from his clients go beyond sports. For those who have dedicated themselves to perfecting a skill, Gervais offered some words of encouragement: "It's easy to be average," but by putting in the time, training and effort, anyone can be great. 

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