It is easy to become satisfied with good or even very good performance.
We feel content with living a good life, having a good marriage, or achieving good results in business or sales. But very good is the enemy of great. You think great is right next door. It’s not. It’s in another country. When your work gets very good, it is just the beginning.
Maybe you’re thinking, “But I’m just an ordinary person.” Consider this true story: Steve was an average performer. He worked for an investment wholesaler catering to the needs of outside financial service professionals. His manager … Read the rest