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Jun 20, 2017

Top 5 characteristics of high performers

Did you know that a high performer can deliver 400% more productivity than the average performer?



Did you know that high performers compared to low performers are more satisfied with their jobs and less likely to leave their jobs in the next six months?  

So, lets discuss how to attract and retain high performers and what are their characteristics! Here are the top 5 characteristics to help you easily identify great potentials and high performers.

Continuous improvement  

50% of high performers say they need at least a monthly sit down with their managers to discuss their performance. Continuous feedback for high performers means an opportunity to get better and they value detailed information about their work, so they can perform even better.

Willingness to learn and develop

High performers have a strong tendency to direct their own learning. They find self-development as a high priority and always look for different training programs and courses to enhance their careers. 

“Learning is a lifelong process of keeping abreast of change” – Peter Drucker

Being proactive

Being proactive means “change-oriented and self-initiated”, acting in advance of a future event. High performers don’t wait for something to happen, they make it happen by creating opportunities. Furthermore, they are proactive about their time and work. Another important characteristic of being proactive is having a positive attitude to look for the best in every situation.

Being productive

High performers are highly productive and deliver 400% more productivity than the average performer. By implementing the mindset of getting things done they choose working on high impact projects, consistently learning and willing to be the best they can be. 

Emotional Intelligence

90% of the top performers have high emotional intelligence. High performers are emotionally stable and consistent in their style of working and leadership. Moreover, they learn quickly and are great problem solvers that helps them in achieving great outcomes.  


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