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But without 100% effort no potential can be achieved - and that is a real waste.
Our programming to think in terms of A-1 extends way beyond classroom. That is where seed is sown, but real effect is felt in business.
If I see a salesperson under-delivering, first thing I want to examine is effort being put in. If there is a problem with effort, salesperson probably has no future. It is impossible to turn round someone who just wants an easy way out.
But, if I see 100% effort, but a lack of success, salesperson is worth my effort in helping along. Maybe a bit of training will help, or a few pointers from a more successful colleague. I know that 100% effort, focused in right direction, will always bring results - and that salesperson will fulfill their own potential. Whether that is an 'A' or a 'C'.
And who can ask more than that?
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