Jermaine Jenas has not ruled out a tilt at the Premier League title as Spurs look to push on this term.
Harry Redknapp's side are currently fifth in the top flight, seven points behind leaders Manchester United, having played a game more.
Spurs finished fourth last term - securing a coveted UEFA Champions League place - but midfielder Jenas says the club wants to push on even higher this season.
He told Sky Sports News: "We are still a learning team and you look at the likes of the Man Utds and the Chelseas, and they've been there and they've done it over a number of years.
"And at the minute, if someone breaks that tradition that has been for a number of years, it will be a huge achievement for that team.
"Now I think us as a team, we've developed, we've come on, we're experiencing more in Champions League football.
"We're gaining experience from that and bringing it into the league and constantly developing and I just think, like I said before, that positive mentality needs to be bred throughout the club and it needs to start with us.
"Whether it filters down for the next generation coming through but it needed to start and hopefully we're starting that."
Asked if he thought Spurs can win the league title this term, he replied: "Who knows? - I'm not going to sit here and directly say 'yeah, we can win the league'.
"As I was saying before, we've got a long way to go, we've got a lot to learn and I'm sure they'll be a lot of highs and lows from here to the end of the season.
"But all I will say is we're not just happy finishing fourth any more."