One of the differences between highly successful people and mediocre people is that setting high standards for themselves. Setting high standard means they are always thinking big and expect more from themselves.It can be in the area of professional or business growth or in a relationship.
The psychological effect of thinking big and expecting more will be as follows
a) Always feeling highly motivated
b) Not looking for external motivation to keep them happy
c) Always engaging themselves in productive work which benefits them and others
In the absence of setting high standards, mediocre people get into the following behavior
a) Feeling dull frequently
b) Always looking for external motivation like entertainment, media or other outlet, even then not feeling fulfilled
c) Always looking for situations to complain or blaming others
d) Looking at the life with skepticism
Hence, for the benefit of your own sake, always set high standards or expectation from you .This will push you to new heights and in this process people surrounding you will also get benefits.