[FLR] “Why Being a Perfectionist Leader is a Perfect Mess” | Friday Leadership Report

Happy Friday,

 

While perfectionism is often seen as a admirable trait in leaders, in reality it is difficult to work with and for someone who is inclined that way. Ultimately, what a perfectionist is trying to achieve is to make something really really good. As a leader, how can you pursue excellence but not shoot for perfection?

 

HR | Why Being a Perfectionist Leader is a Perfect Mess
Forbes | Should You Be A Perfectionist When Building Your Business?

BNI | 4 Ways Being A Perfectionist Could Ruin Your Career

 

 

 

 CJ | How Leaders Can Spring Back From Adversity
TED | Martin Antony – When Perfect Isn’t Good Enough

 

Have no fear of perfection – you’ll never reach it.

– Salvador Dali

 

Leading, along the road with you!

 

Alan

 

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