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Thought for the Day: Are you a Perfectionist?

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Thought for the Day: Are you a Perfectionist?

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    Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring. By Marilyn Monroe [Instagram]  [Lifehack Quote]

    Are you a perfectionist? Do you spend a lot of time “perfecting” your work,so everything comes out the way you want it to?

    I believe all of us are perfectionists in our own right. I’m a perfectionist, too. We set high bars for ourselves and put our best foot forward to achieve them. We dedicate copious amounts of attention and time to our work to maintain our high personal standards. Our passion for excellence drives us to run the extra mile, never stopping, never relenting.

    And a dedication towards perfection undoubtedly helps us to achieve great results. Yet, there is a hidden flip side to being perfectionists that we may not be aware of. Sure, being perfectionists and having a keen eye for details help us become excellent. However, as ironic as it might sound, perfectionism at its extreme prevents us from being our best.

    How so?

    Why Being A Perfectionist May Not Be So Perfect

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