Why is it that we criticize ourselves often worse than someone else could?
Does expecting the worst make it easier if things don’t work out?
Or is being overly optimistic just as dangerous because you’re flirting with a potentially bigger letdown if you don’t meet or exceed expectations?
Keeping expectations low and within reason and motivation high is the winning formula.
Expect the worst and you’ll likely get it.
Expect success and you’ll often be disappointed.
But expect the best possible effort that you can muster – that’s a winning plan.
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