I am a die-hard perfectionist.
Whew! Glad to get that off my chest
I think many entrepreneurs share this feeling of needing everything to be “just so” before we can send something off to a client or move on to the next project. I’ve talked before about how perfectionism affects your work-life balance, but it can also hold you back in your life and business if left to grow wild.
- Are you waiting for your business to be in that “right place” before you start going for the clients you want to work with?
- Are you waiting to get that “right project” before finally charging what you’re worth?
- Are you waiting for your work-life balance to be “just right” before you finally take that vacation?
Pam Slim once said that, “The enemy of a new entrepreneur is endless planning and perfection.” And it’s true! If you keep waiting and trying to get to this imaginary place of perfection, you may blind yourself to the opportunities that are presented to you right now. As much as we want to plan and time everything right, life rarely follows a straight and narrow path. Read More→