I asked this question recently to a number of people. On a normal distribution curve of performance it should look something like this:
-20% are Top Performers
-70% are Average Performers
-10% are Not Performing at all
So, my belief would be if I asked an individual in any professional occupational role, “Tell me what percentage of pros in your field actually know what they are doing?” That I should get a very similar distribution. But I didn’t!
Ask yourself this question right now. How many of your peers, doing the same job you are doing right now, actually