Why being the best should be part of your legacy goal

‘Average feels safe, but it’s not. It’s invisible.’  Seth Godin

We’ve already spoken about your legacy goal, and you might already know what it is or you’re still looking. Here’s a very important tip in terms of formulating your legacy goal: ‘being the best’ should be part of whatever you have chosen to aim for.

Seth Godin says that unless you’re planning on being the best, don’t even start. There are several other reasons why you should aim to be the best. But the one I’d like you to think about just now is that if you’re not going to be the best, you will have a hard time getting people interested.

 If you wanted to go to a zombie movie and there were 5 you could choose from, would you settle one of the average ones? Or would you go the one that your mates say is the best zombie movie?

 How you define ‘best’ is up to you. ‘Best’ could be most talked about, or most respected, or providing the most engaging experience etc. There are many ways to define ‘best’. What is important is that you do define it for yourself, and stick to it in measuring your progress in pursuing your legacy goal.

 The time is now.

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Alexa Ispas

I am a social entrepreneur, blogger, and talent scout, interested in helping people who want to create legacy. I have recently completed my PhD thesis in social psychology at the University of Edinburgh, and am originally from Romania. I am writing a daily blog on creating legacy, which you can find at www.alexaispas.com