People are considered sub-par or 'not up to the mark' if they are not good at the preset measurements and examinations, which are designed by others, that have a risk-averse outlook towards life.
To find true success in life, you have to be taught a healthy appreciation of failure, and freedom to create your path, free from preset guidelines or rules.
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Being average should not be looked down upon. There are a lot of successful people, who are good at what they do and are average at best.
Being consistent and reliable is more important than being exceptional. We should know our strengths and weaknesses, and move smartly towards success.
Something inside us makes us feel uncomfortable with the idea of accomplishing too many great things as a result. Deep down, you don’t think you deserve what you want. The heights and burdens of success make some feel like a king and others like a fraud.
Rather than seek out opportunities to repeatedly prove your abilities, look for challenges that may encourage learning and growth.
Look for these opportunities to practice perseverance and learn from mistakes. Over time, a “growth” mindset can become an unconscious response.
When thinking about self-improvement, try considering being original and having a unique point of view as a strong quality that makes you stand out from the crowd.
Moreover, another secret which can enable you reach improvement faster could be by remembering, when in doubt, your basics.