“When you are content to be simply yourself and don’t compare or compete, everybody will respect you.” ~ Lao Tzu
I work in an industry where we are constantly comparing. We compare the way things are being done now to the way things use to be done and then add in the way things should be done. We compare our company to others within our industry and we compare teams to other teams and reps to other reps.
In a world dominated by comparisons it is hard to break free of the need to compare. Often when we don’t match up or seem to have shortcomings we begin to defend and justify why we aren’t as good or why we aren’t creating as much opportunity as others.
Personally, I have spent my life not comparing myself to anyone or anything. I realize my happiness comes from things others may not ever…
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