Peak Performance vs. High Achievement
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Peak performance requires a supporting culture and specific and open mind-set. Companies attempting to evolve a peak performing culture will not have the cake and eat it. They can’t want for peak performance and also retain the bureaucratic controls and restrictions that are so prevalent in high achievement milieus for these are exactly the kind of obstacles that stand in the way of evolving.

10 Characteristics: Peak Performance vs. High Achievement

Peak PerformersHigh Achievers
#1 – Challenge Status Quo#1 – Preserve Status Quo
#2 – Champion Gender Equity#2 – Champion Gender Agnosticism
#3 – Challenge Management Hierarchy#3 – Preserve Management Hierarchy
#4 – Balanced Management Style#4 – Micromanagement Style
#5 – Sensorium (360 Aware)#5- Task Aware
#6 – Continuous Group Learning#6 – Continuous Self Learning
#7 – Seeks To Improve Everyone#7 – Seeks to Improve Self
#8 – Risk Ready#8 – Risk Averse
#9 – Situationally Focussed#9 – Situationally Myopic
#10 – Champion Collaboration & Collective Will#10 – Favour Individual Performance

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