Compete against your past performance!

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Whereas it is certainly healthy to be competing against one or several colleagues in your area, there is only competitor that you really need to focus on.  Thats's right...take a good look at yourself every day in that mirror and say hello to your best competition!

Stop looking over someone else's shoulder at whatever and however someone else is doing.  Focus on your own success and development and be on the lookout for ways to improve your own performance.

If you follow this thinking through to the end result you will come to understand that as you get that momentum going to constantly improve and perform you will most likely pass any colleagues along the way.  However, you will only ever be as good as the last performance you turned in and therefore still have all the reason in the world to strive for more and more excellence in everything you do.

Competing against your own past performance will keep you sharp and focused and provide a healthy sense of encouragement from within.

Go ahead...give it a try...and call me with your results!

Comments (3)

Lori Lincoln And Associates
Top Agent Serving Dighton Taunton, Rehoboth and more! - Taunton, MA
Top Agent Taunton,Dighton Rehoboth &more
Great Post! I will give it a try and let you know the results.
Aug 17, 2007 02:31 PM
Leon Austin
Mobile Notary Services - Colorado Springs, CO
Colorado Springs Mobile Notary

Marc, that is good advice. One should never become complacent and think that there is no more room for improvement.


Aug 17, 2007 02:36 PM
Christina Williams. REALTORĀ® TN property search & local insights
First Realty Company - Crossville, TN
Brilliantly said!
Aug 17, 2007 03:08 PM