In my field of sporting endeavour I was 9% deficient of the Usain Bolt's of the world and no amount of hard work would compensate. That 9% really mattered.
In non physical pursuits such as the business arena we ply our respective trades the talent gene plays a lesser role.
Let's play the "in a parallel universe" game. In this Universe you can do whatever you choose to but 25% better, faster.
What's your #1 12 month goal? In this world It can be done in 8 months.
What's your personal/business financial target for 12 months? Multiply it by 25%.
Your current workload can achieve the same results in 25% less time. Let's return from this great alternate reality.
It's unlikely we have an IQ 25% lower than the smartest peers in our world, yet some are outperforming us tenfold, perhaps a hundredfold.
It's unlikely that you earn 5% of the richest business player in your city, are they really 20 times more talented than you? (A reframe of what's possible.)
25% annual improvement compounds to 100% in less than 3 years. 25% stretches our zone of belief but doesn't snap it.
We get more done when we chase slightly unrealistic goals. Stretching 25% more, Inspires. #parallel_universe
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