Perhaps this morning’s post on mediocrity makes this seem appropriate today:

 

 


Source: Trader Cabal

Category: Digital Media, Psychology

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3 Responses to “The 2% Mindset”

  1. rd says:

    Speaking of the 98%, this post about how business Insider came up with their list of top B-schools was quite interesting. As far as I can tell, only technology has roughly the same percentage of MBAs as the sector’s overall percentage fo the economy. MBAs largely seem to be clustered in finance and consulting (I presume management consulting).

    http://www.businessinsider.com/worlds-best-business-schools-analysis-2014-7

    In our industry, we have a handful of MBAs. As far as I can tell, their primary purpose in life is to write memos to each other and reorganize themselves quarterly. They have the highest rate of staff turnover of any of the people in the organization, so they are rarely around long enough for us to see more than a couple of their memos. Those of us who actually do the work don’t even bother paying attention to the org charts that come out because they are usually obsolete before they get posted on our Intranet. We have never met most of the people on those org charts and, as far as we can tell, they rarely make a decision that impacts the work that we do.

  2. Jojo says:

    I like this!

    The source website has another poster some may like also:
    http://whoischick.com/files/2011/08/Fearless_Manifesto.jpg

  3. dilbert dogbert says:

    Easy Peasy when the world is organized to pick you up, put you back on your feet and dust you off for another run at the 2% solution. The old story of: Here hold my beer and watch this.

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