raise the bar?

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Eway

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Doew "raise the bar" mean "set a higher standard" / "be even more demanding" in :

The bosses establish goals, set standards, raise the bar, evaluate, reward, and so on...
 
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Eway said:
Doew "raise the bar" mean "set a higher standard" / "be even more demanding" in :

The bosses establish goals, set standards, raise the bar, evaluate, reward, and so on...

That's right :up: To raise the bar is to set higher standards, demand more. The phrase comes from high jumping where raising the bar makes the jumping more challenging and more difficult. :D
 

Eway

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Natalie27 said:
Eway said:
Doew "raise the bar" mean "set a higher standard" / "be even more demanding" in :

The bosses establish goals, set standards, raise the bar, evaluate, reward, and so on...

That's right :up: To raise the bar is to set higher standards, demand more. The phrase comes from high jumping where raising the bar makes the jumping more challenging and more difficult. :D

Hmmm....got it! Thank you!! :D
 
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