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🙂 Standards and expectations - Part 1 🙃

Posted by Eddie . on

Let’s say you were super hungry, but the only store within 10km was one that served plain chicken. You’d be grateful that at least you still had something to eat, and you’d very likely enjoy the chicken. Now let’s say there was a McDonald’s behind that store that you overlooked. Since you know you can have delicious burgers instead, would you still appreciate the plain chicken? Probably not.  This thought process is something I’ve observed is more pervasive in daily life than you’d think. We often don’t assess an option based on its absolute merits, but rather, assess it based...

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