Thursday, June 10, 2010

"Perfectionism is a crime against humanity"

I wish I had written this...

You could say that perfectionism is a crime against humanity. Adaptability is the characteristic that enables the species to survive-and if there’s one thing perfectionism does, it rigidifies behavior. It constricts people just when the fast-moving world requires more flexibility and comfort with ambiguity than ever. It turns people into success slaves.

There are several people I work with or deal with in my life that don't realize that the return on investment for their efforts is detrimental to success of the project. It is an ongoing battle and the battle-cry is "Moving on...".

Read the rest of the source article here: Is perfectionism killing your career?