TOP Performers raise the science of their expertise to an art form.
And they grasp the art of their expertise as a science.
Thomas Edison captured my imagination in third grade and has held it ever since. Here is a man who truly changed the way the world plays, lives, and works with the invention of the light bulb – just one of his many inventions. He said, "Genius is 5% inspiration and 95% perspiration." Edison
was an On-Purpose (TOP) Performer.
Many of us fall into the trap of insignificance, "I wasn’t born with any special ability or gifts." or "I don’t have enough… (fill in the blank)." TOP Performers achieve because they work hard at being who they are and their called craft. Technical abilities combined with passion (The Tingle Factor) is truly a recipe for TOP Performance. We are each uniquely gifted. Yet in our heart of hearts we know that
sweating the details that produce genius is easily left undone. But is it really? And at what cost to our joy, pride, and sense of purpose?
Take an hour and distinguish which activities simply occupy your time and which inspire your life. Choose to do more of what you do best… on-purpose of course.