A great advantage of a large corporation is supposed to be the large pool of talent in which its leaders can find and groom high achievers and successors.
One of the things you realize with a lot of high achievers: You have to figure out a way to make things their idea.
I followed the rules, and I was a high achiever.
I am an over-achiever, and I want to be known for the good things in my life.
High achievers, we imagine, were wired for greatness from birth. But then you have to wonder why, over time, natural talent seems to ignite in some people and dim in others.
A surprising number of teens I meet in rougher schools around the country find refuge in novels and creative writing. It's not always the usual suspects either, the high achievers.
We wanted to be achievers, but being an achiever didn't mean that you stopped being a woman.
I haven't met too many people that don't intend to have a fulfilling life. High-achievers, however, end up allocating their resources in a way that seriously undermines their intended strategy.
I know I'm an overachiever, and I'm not apologetic about it.
In school, I was an underachiever.
I'm this overachiever type, I'll just work and work and I'll just do it over and over and over again.
Yeah, I was a pretty good kid, you know, I was - I was- I was an overachiever and I worked very hard, played a hell of a fiddle.
I like people who are achievers.
The conversational overachiever is someone whose grasp exceeds his reach. This is possible but not attractive.
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