Competition LO18029

Dale Emery (
Fri, 08 May 1998 00:55:33 -0700

Replying to LO18004 --


Re: your bicycling friend...

> If I can offer a bit of analysis, I think he was saying that when there is
> no competitive data, you don't actually have any idea how well you are
> performing. It is then fairly easy to mislead yourself.

Is comparative data necessarily competitive data?

In some situtations, comparative data helps me to know how well I'm doing.
In other situations, comparative data seems less useful to me. For
example, how happy I am. Or how much I enjoy playing my guitar along with
a Wallflowers album turned up way too loud. Or whether I feel that my
work contributes to other people's happiness.



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