From Perfectionism to Excellence

Hello and happy Friday everyone.  Today’s post is for those of you who struggle with perfectionism.  The Problem with Perfectionism- How to Truly Succeed by Preston Ni, MSBA,  talks about how to focus on shifting your perspective from perfection to striving for excellence instead.

Ni says the following about perfectionism:

“While setting high standards can serve as an effective motivational tool (1), expecting yourself to be perfect takes joy out of life, and can actually limit your greatest potential for success. Multiple studies have shown the correlation between perfectionism and unhappiness (2)(3)(4)(5). Try as we might, it simply isn’t human to be perfect, and certainly not all of the time.”

Please read the full article here to learn more about how to start shifting your perspective on perfectionism.


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