Children set extremely high expectations for themselves. They want to be movie stars, baseball players, and tech gurus. At some point these expectations… or dreams… are tempered with more “reasonable” ones. This is the natural result of life. There are ceilings and doors everywhere we go. For the few who still set high expectation… society doesn’t like it. Most articles go on about how setting goals shouldn’t revolve around numbers. These articles denote a paradox. If you set a goal and the goal has no teeth… then why set it?