Archives for April 2014
Perfectionism = All or Nothing
I’m on a mission to help you be Better Than Perfect
You can’t Photoshop your decisions and there’s no Undo button for your actions…seriously.
However, you can free yourself from the chains of perfectionist thinking and create a life you love. This is the first in a series of vids I’ve recorded to prepare you for my upcoming book Better Than Perfect: 7 Strategies to Crush Your Inner Critic and Create a Life You Love! and the journey we will take together to throw off our shackles and live free. Watch and let me know ways you’ve learned how to ditch perfectionism!
Hit the target! Don’t miss! Better be right!
I value accuracy and promptness, but I am concerned that we have become so obsessed with being perfect that we’re missing opportunities to be BETTER THAN PERFECT! To embrace our most authentic selves, to push through obstacles and overcome setbacks.
I’m either 100 percent good or I’m a 100 percent failure.
We overthink, over-compensate, beat ourselves up and even procrastinate! Truth is you can be Better Than Perfect! Watch my latest Fox Chicago segment and let’s journey to become Better Than Perfect together!
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Today’s women tend to be on the perfectionist track. They think, ‘I’m either 100 percent good or I’m a 100 percent failure
How do you go from secretary to creative director like Peggy Olson on Mad Men? For starters, don’t let so-called male-sounding adjectives, such as “assertive,” “independent,” “aggressive,” and “analytical,” in the job description keep you from going for a more advanced gig.
In a recent study, German researchers had 260 people review fictional employment listings, and found that women shied away from certain words like the ones mentioned above and gravitated toward others such as “dedicated,” “responsible,” “conscientious,” and “sociable.” However, the wording made no difference to male subjects.
I gave a few good tips to the folks at Shape Mag here. Read it and don’t be afraid to go after opportunity. Don’t let perfectionism rob you of success. You’re Better Than Perfect!