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How Perfectionism Feeds Procrastination

Is perfectionism preventing you from making deadlines or finishing projects?

For some people, it keeps them from even getting started.

Procrastination is a symptom of something else. It’s a behavior that  results from something going on in our heads preventing us from taking action.

 

One of the biggest culprits of procrastination

is PERFECTIONISM.

 

Are you the type of person who starts a project but loses steam towards the end? If so, it’s possible that you can’t see the finish line, because you’re caught up in making all the details perfect.

Or are you the type of person who never gets started, because you only want to commit and start when you are ready—and since you won’t know when you’re going to be ready in advance, you wait for that “right” time … which never comes.

You know what? It’s never going to be PERFECT. You can get close if you are invested in quality and like to pay attention to...

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