Michelle Boulé On How To Get Past Your Perfectionism And “Just Do It”

Authority Magazine Editorial Staff
Authority Magazine
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14 min readJul 21, 2021

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Photo credits: Headshot by Chance Jackson; action shot by Audrey Hall

Fail again and again: We only know if something works through feedback, whether in business or personal relationships. The more you take action and gather feedback, the faster you’ll get to your goals. Price Pritchett wrote that a rocket ship is off course 90% of the time as it heads to the moon. Basically, it’s failing and course-correcting constantly as it reaches its goal. I like to remind myself that a baby doesn’t pop out of the womb singing arias. We often see final products but don’t get to witness all the failed attempts along the way. I believe we celebrate heroes because we know intrinsically that heroism comes from repeatedly overcoming failed attempts.

Many successful people are perfectionists. At the same time, they have the ability to say “Done is Better Than Perfect” and just complete and wrap up a project. What is the best way to overcome the stalling and procrastination

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