I might reframe this as "Not everyone will do what it takes to escape mediocrity." It's also important to recognize that one person's perception of mediocrity might be another person's genuine, full-fledged effort. We never know where someone was before they got to where they are. Of course, that goes both ways: someone can easily fall from a position of "greatness" (whatever that greatness might have been) to mediocrity.

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Married to my best friend. Father to five exuberant children. Fledgling entrepreneur. Writer. Software developer. Inventory management expert.

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Aaron Pace

Aaron Pace

Married to my best friend. Father to five exuberant children. Fledgling entrepreneur. Writer. Software developer. Inventory management expert.