Mediocrity overflows. It’s full up. No use trying to
get in, it’s overcrowded.
Most people love mediocre.
Most people believe in good enough.
Most people do just enough (or less).
Most people feel the minimum is more than enough.
You see that attitude everywhere.
It’s the natural state of the average.
The more you focus on awesome the easier
it becomes. And awesome comes from
adding just little bit more.
A smile with thank you.
A double checked report.
Two cherries on the sundae.
Making a call to a friend.
Sending a note to an associate.
Giving a generous tip to the server.
Reading personal development books to become
Taking that knowledge and acting on it.
Making the lives of everyone around you richer.
Paying attention to the out of sorts co-worker and
offering an ear. Listening deeper to a complaint
and realizing the root lies somewhere else.
Spotting the homeless and helping instead of
shaking your head.
Life fills with valuable impact. Others receive
more attention than self. Eyes are opened to the
surrounding needs instead of personal wants.
Soon all of those awesomes become natural.
Which leads to the law of awesome.
The more awesome you become the more
awesome everything around you becomes.
No. It doesn’t mean that people around you will
change. Their attitudes will still stink. They will
probably take you for granted with their
entitlement focus. But everyone around will be
Being awesome has doing to do with THEM and
everything to do with YOU!
Being awesome brings you to life. It frees you
from the crowd. It fills you with purpose.
Yes, every now and then you’ll give the smile, or
the hug, or the letter, or the tip and someone will
actually say out loud,