Best 6 Quotes & Tweets on Standard

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1

Something I wish everyone knew: the bar's not as high as you think. You can get that job, meet that person, start that company. But because you think the bar's so high, you won't even try. Which is what makes the bar so low!

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

2

The bar for who you spend time with should be incredibly high.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

3

Perfectionism is self-deception. First, you give up on your goals and let fear win. Then you numb the pain of inaction by saying "my standards are too high."

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

4

Taking notes is one of the easiest ways to stand out. We’re sending emails, reading books, scrolling articles, sitting through meetings, reading company memos, and scanning slide-decks. The better you can organize that information, the more people will want to work with you.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

5

There’s a difference between having high standards and being a perfectionist. Having high standards will make you stand out. Being a perfectionist will make you burn out.

Katelyn Bourgoin

Katelyn Bourgoin

@KateBour

6

Compete with your own track record.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl