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Idea Exploration: Setting High Personal Standards and Realistic Expectations

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  1. Iron Insights

"Commit to constantly chase your ambitions, overcome obstacles with unwavering tenacity and enduring resolve."

We must choose to cultivate a mindset of excellence and determination, as it is essential for personal and professional growth.

  1. Forge Forward

"Life is harder when you expect a lot of the world and little of yourself. Life is easier when you expect a lot of yourself and little of the world. High standards, low expectations."

- Adam Grant

There is a balance to be struck between self-expectation and external reliance. That balance is something like 97% self-expectation and 3% external-reliance.

  1. Radical Curiosity

How can you apply high standards to your own actions and goals while tempering your expectations of external circumstances?