High performers are people who reliably get the right results, the right way.  Day in and day out, year after year, they add value.  There is no secret sauce, proprietary method, or hack that will magically transform you into a high performer.  It is consistency of effort, results, and behavior. Sports have taught me a lot of invaluable lessons, but one that all athletes understand is that the game does not care who you are.  The game does not care