DAN KENNEDY is a business coach, and author of the popular No B.S. book series.
This is not one of the quotes that i agree with, especially that it is a statement that have no serious hidden value in my opinion, nevertheless let’s look into it. The statement is a reflection of normal workplace way of operation (hence nothing insightful here), it suggests that competence and excellence in your chosen field open doors for financial rewards and career progression. Yes the more you know the job you are doing, the more your be recognised and compensated, that’s the basic definition of meritocracy. It’s a rule that has many exceptions, especially in small businesses, where nepotism and favoritism can flourish.
If you become very good at what you do, there is nothing that can stop you from getting paid more and promoted faster.Dan Kennedy
Let’s break it down:
- If you become very good at what you do: This sets the condition that the individual has achieved a high level of expertise or proficiency in their work. It implies a dedication to improving skills and mastering their craft.
- There is nothing that can stop you from getting paid more and promoted faster: This statement is totally wrong as i explained previously. But, generally speaking, it is asserting that when you excel in your job or profession, there are fewer obstacles to receiving higher compensation and quicker promotions. Being very good at what you do is seen as a powerful factor that contributes to career success.