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Og Mandinio: The greatest secret in the world… (Motivational Business Quotes)

Many of us falsely believe that we have to be way better than others in order to succeed in our field.

But think about someone like Michael Phelps.

Does he have to be significantly better then his competitors or does he just have to small – almost insignificant amount – greater than them?

This quote below, from Og Mandino from his book The Greatest Secret in the Worldgives you the correct way to think about success in your field…


“The greatest secret in the world is that you only have to be a small, measurable amount better than mediocrity… and you’ve got it made.” – Og Mandino, The Greatest Secret in the World

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