Perfectionism is a form of procrastination!
Why do people procrastinate? Because they are scared of failing. Because for a perfectionist, any failure, no matter how small, it’s devastating.
So, isn’t it logical to postpone certain projects that have a high risk of failing?! Well, it is if you don’t want to grow.
We, as perfectionists, need to accept failure as part of the journey and see the positive side of it. We can learn much more from our failures than from our success.
Oh, and the biggest mistake perfectionists do, is to label themselves as being a FAILURE of they failed. So not true!
I see clients that are busy changing something at their website every month but that will not push them further. They do this because they are scared of bigger projects, of the projects that can really grow their business like writing articles, launching courses, doing webinars, videos or live workshops.
The difference is that changing something at your website design might grow your business by 1%, but if you publish a guest post can grow your business by 20% – the amount of work could be the same.
Did you know that the world is not just black and white?
The above statement might sound stupid, but perfectionists see life in black and white. It’s either one way or the other – there are no gray lines for them.
That’s why it’s so hard for them to decide. Don’t take things so seriously – it will make life easier and much more fun.
Learn to be more flexible in your approach, learn to let go of controlling every little detail and life will unfold in a very beautiful way for you.
Trust. Have more faith. It’s worth it!