The Importance of Selection in Choosing the Right Yardstick to Measure Performance

“Why would you even consider for one moment measuring yourself against the yardstick of someone who is not well?”

Char Schwan, Aunt Extraordinaire

My Aunt Char is full of wonderful ‘Char-isms,’ or great comments that really put a situation in perspective and bring you back to reality. Very recently she shared the Char-ism above, which was an incredibly ‘on-point’ reality check.

Professionally or personally, be sure to select the best yardsticks for ‘performance’ for you and what you consider to be success. Frequently identify and re-assess any yardsticks you do use and ensure they are still relevant.

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