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  • Writer's pictureAmi Kassar

AmiSight 7/19: Perfectionism Can Be the Enemy of Progress

Thanks to my EO buddy Adam Butt for sharing this important note on LinkedIn.

"This is one of the hardest skills that no one talks about.

Letting perfectionism go.

I know that sounds counterintuitive.

But I've learned that perfect can be the enemy of good.

Shipped is better than not shipped.

And nit-picking every little detail just crushes:

→ Innovation

→ Team spirits

→ Momentum

You are not alone if you are struggling with perfectionism.

It has taken me a decade to let it go.

But the biggest thing I've learned along the way is this:

Good things only happen when you're in motion, and focusing on perfection kills motion."

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