The Simple Reason Perfectionism Is So Dangerous

By Mark Micheli

August 29, 2013

A little advice from the late David Foster Wallace:

"If your fidelity to perfectionism is too high, you never do anything."

Watch the beginning of the above video for his short, but excellent, take on the pitfalls of perfectionism. Keep watching for insight into the author’s life and his perspective on ambition and growing older.

Now, stop trying to be perfect and go do something.


By Mark Micheli

August 29, 2013

http://www.govexec.com/excellence/promising-practices/2013/08/simple-reason-perfectionism-so-dangerous/69254/