I had blogged in the past about the tendency some of us have to attempt to be perfect- and lose out in the bargain! This was way back in 2007. I thought to myself that things haven’t changed when I saw this from Penelope Trunk, whom I have always admired for her in-your- face , direct communication. There are many cases where well-meaning people, with the best of intentions don’t succeed because they wasted valuable time trying to achieve absolute perfection, even where it was not required!

Perfectionism is a disease writes Penelope Trunk. Check it out and see if you too fall into these common traps!