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Personal Success (The Brian Tracy Success Library) by Brian Tracy

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Commit to Excellence

BE THE BEST in your field. Superior performance is the foundation of all rapid advancement, in any job. Commit to excellence at what you do. Set high standards for yourself and refuse to compromise them for any reason.

There are two wars going on in the world of work today. There is the war of performance vs. the war of politics. You must choose the first one and decide to win on that ground.

Avoid Political Gamesmanship

There are some people who are excellent at office politics, at least for a short time. They are referred to as the Machiavellians. It turns out that people who focus on politics usually mask the poor quality of their work. They are eventually found out. Those who focus on performance, on doing a good ...

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