What is perfectionism? Perfectionism is the refusal to accept any standard short of being absolutely flawless. A business owner looking for perfection may work with the mantra of a project that is entirely perfect, and all put together before launching their product or service off the ground.
Overachieving as a Form of Perfectionism
I know clients who always want to get another certification. They think if they attain more certifications, they will have more credibility and will be perfect. New entrepreneurs want to know if they need an MBA or certification to start. Do I need to go back to school? That's perfectionism.
Skill Sets You Need to Succeed
You could be horrible at what you do, but if you know how to market and sell, you'll still make money. I don't recommend that because that's super unethical, but it's the truth. Focus on learning to build your sales and marketing toolbox. Finding out how to build relationships and creatively market your product or service to create and publish content is a better use of your time than spinning in circles and not making a decision to move forward.
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