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Mediocrity or Exceptional: It’s Your Choice


Mediocrity or Exceptional: It’s Your Choice

Jack Welch the legendary CEO of GE once said, “The world today operates as a meritocracy.” Many find it easy to follow the crowd, seek safety in numbers and then get comfortable in a world of being the “same or average”.

However, when they see others outside of the crowd achieving things, they complain about being in the crowd! As Yogi Berra once said, “Don’t always follow the crowd, a lot of people go there and it gets too crowded”.

When one gets comfortable, there can be a lack of courage to break from the crowd and explore what exists beyond the current limits of their capabilities so as to discover what they can really accomplish. My point is that far too many make the voluntary choice to perform below their full capabilities because they think it may be too hard to do otherwise.

None of us really know our limits. I do know for a fact that there are no limits to what you can accomplish so long as you are willing to let go of who you are, to become who you are meant to be. Actually, the only limits are those you set for yourself or accept from others.

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