Talent is the main and extraordinary source to become class one achiever.
What you do with the talent is most important. It is a gift given to you form God. now , what is your contribution through that talent.
I believe, talent matches with following factors than it becomes most fabulous.
5/ Focus on future
8/ Maturity ( character )
9/ Task-driven ( to the point and action-oriented)
The above 10 factors play a vital role in talent. When talent could not beat the time and space than review the above 10 factors. Maybe, one or the other factor is active and playing a role in your professional career.
Remember, talent is gifted to everyone. Each one has stuff inside. It is very much equally distributed. But what you do with an opportunity, how good are you with hard work. How much mature you are!