I had a perfectionist boyfriend at one time. He had to have everything in Alphabetical order. I thought as far as my CD collection went it would be a good idea, would be easier to find, then I had filled my binder and so was not going through re-filing them. a little chaos and unorganized things are good; It keeps you on your toes
Accepting imperfection aids in letting go, which is what this post is about.
The media preaches perfection: the perfect weight, the newest car, the sculped abs, the House Beautiful living room, the millionaire’s vacation. Fuels discontent so you will as you seek an impossible goal.
Remember the Twisted Thinking Post? Raising the Goal Post was one and is part of seeking an unobtainable perfection. Twenty years ago, I was sent to a management training that preached raise your expectations of your employees a millimeter at a time. Sounded good.
When I asked what about the employees who reached their limit in jumping higher ability, I was ignored. Not a question the trainer – from Columbia University’s Business School wanted to address. Remember denial, another item on the twisted thinking post? Operating in the refusal to answer my question.
Those who supervise line workers and who are honest with themselves…
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