“she makes it look so easy.”

because it is. for her at least.

what you don’t see are the hundreds of times she’s practiced speaking in front of groups. or the thousands of hours devoted towards developing her management skills. or the dozens of leaders she has helped develop over the years—including the ones who left her organization to lead their own teams and companies.

anyone who has ever swung a baseball bat knows that the wrong kind of contact can really sting your hands. but when you do get a hold of a pitch in the sweet spot of the barrel, it feels good. really good. almost effortless.

what you find in the sweet spot is better performance at less effort. the way to find the sweet spot?