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A person can grow only as much as his horizon (dreams) allows. ~ John Powell

Aspiration-Performance Cycle

The aspirationAspiration is “a cherished desire” (i.e. our ambition) and lies at the very foundation of our dreams that enhance, propel and influence our future expectations, aims, goals and hopes in life. -performance cycle reflects the confidence or manner in which we are inclined to approach and deal with the many difficulties that we are consistently confronted with in life. This cycle - sourcing from our self-worth - impacts and influence our motivation, locus of control and conative actions.

For many reasons and justifications we can choose to either increase our efforts to achieve our ambitions and aspirations [+] or we could decide to apply the same effort and energy to lower our aspiration to the same level of our current achieved performances [-].

Often a lowering of our ambitions and aspiration (i.e. our dreams) are strongly influenced and curb by “answering” to a mental platform (psyche wounds) that we have established ourselves and which frequently originate from an unhealthy perspective and believe regarding certain events, situations and/or circumstances encountered.

Will you raise or lower your performance bar in your personal and professional life?
What is your idea of perfection?
How do you regard failure?

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