High achievers differentiate themselves from others by their desires to do things better

High achievers differentiate themselves from others by their desires to do things better

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High achievers differentiate themselves from others by their desires to do things better. These  individuals are strongly motivated by job situations with personal responsibility, feedback, and an  intermediate degree of risk. In addition, high achievers often exhibit the following behaviors: Seek personal responsibility for finding solutions to problems Want rapid feedback on their performances so that they can tell easily whether they  are improving or not Set moderately challenging goals and perform best when they perceive their  probability of success as 50-50 An individual with a high need of power is likely to follow a path of continued promotion over time.  Individuals with a high need of power often demonstrate the following behaviors: Enjoy being in charge Want to influence others Prefer to be placed into competitive and status-oriented situations
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