Passivity Breeds Mediocrity

Only the highly competitive make it to the finish line

Jheets Jots
ILLUMINATION

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It is true that introverts can have power in a world filled with loud people. However, undeniable is the access that extroverts have to success. As extrovert networking becomes easier, it's easier to appear charismatic, and more natural to outwardly showcase your talents.

Nonetheless, this way of thinking is outdated. Today’s introverts can network online, build online platforms to showcase their skills and develop prototypes with comfort and self-constructed boundaries. In the old fashioned days, introverts may have been mistaken as passive since hearing their thoughts and ideas may have been a rarity. Nowadays, passivity has a whole new meaning.

With the current hustle and bustle culture, it seems only those who go above and beyond whether in school, at work, or on social media are those who are noticed. Has showiness become the new loud? Is competency not enough anymore? The majority of the world is yelling and it’s clear what the message is,

“The passive mind is plagued with mediocrity for it doesn’t realize that meeting expectation isn’t adequate”.

At work, only keen learners make the extra time to go out of their way to learn…

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Jheets Jots
ILLUMINATION

Novice Writer| Tech, Biology, and Social Psych| BSc in Molecular Genetics 🔬 Dreamer 💭 Poet 🖋Tamil Canadian| Creator of https://medium.com/the-mole-biologists