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Some good advice for perfectionists from Derek Gehl of marketingtips.com. If you are a perfectionist, these tips will resonate strongly with you. As a perfectionist, I have a tendency to get distracted by irrelevant details and that ultimately leads to failure. So this article really resonated with me.
In summary, his tips are:
Strategy #1: Be realistic about what you can achieve
Strategy #2: Set strict time limits for each of your projects
Strategy #3: Think of failure as a learning experience
Strategy #4: Celebrate your successes
Strategy #5: Don’t be afraid to admit you need help
Well worth a read here: http://www.marketingtips.com/freenewsletter/index.php?article=205
I particualry liked the tip on celebrating success. Perfectionism often only allows us to see the faults. So, after reading these tips, we’ll keep pressing on with the imperfect and appreciating it for what it is.