Is “Perfect!” one of your favorite catchphrases? If so, please reconsider — unless you want to promote perfectionism. Perfectionism has become a polarizing topic — maybe not as extreme as politics and the pandemic, but still controversial for a number of reasons.
In this Forbes.com article, Why deleting this word from your vocabulary can make you a better leader, published on Feb. 27, 2023, I explain what perfectionism is and why it’s not the panacea that some think it is. And I also share my three anti-perfectionist life lessons from an early age that still guide me today — which explains my skepticism toward perfection.
Where are you on the perfectionist spectrum?
Connect the dots plus dot the “i”s to be more intentional, inquisitive and inclusive
How well are you tapping into the skills and wisdom you need to lead in a BANI world?
All the old playbooks are out-of-date. Instead, you need to reach inside yourself, tap into your wisdom, and connect the dots for yourself and others.
To start, you can use these 5 tips to embrace your humanity and become a better leader.