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How to become a better perfectionist
- By Ann MacDonald, Contributor
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I do appreciate the topic but i have to disagree for the people who wants to be a perfectionist. I think that being a perfectionist will not make you happy. Maybe for some people but not me. Thanks for posting this.
Perfectionism as an approach to problem solving and quality?
A perfectionist is one who endeavours to give more than he has. Whereas a business man is one who competes by giving slightly more than what market/others give. While perfectionists like Rudolf Diesel, or Ernst Hemmingway had to commit suicide; businessmen becomes the great guys on earth. So it makes sense to classify perfectionism as pathology?
Now to strategy as the key to aid to perfectionism vs Perfectionism as an approach to solving problem. The perfectionist’s goals have to come from the problem he is aiming to solve or perfectionism is the way to better quality.
For writers, writing by editing or rewriting existing works is one approach or strategy to succeed. The new writer has to be a perfectionist who employs better strategies. Imagine all the learning and changes that can come around in writing and media. Other industries are very good at this approach.
i wanna buy this book? is it sold via amazon.com?
The Perfectionist’s Handbook is available on Amazon at this link and from Barnes and Noble at this link.
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