Posts tagged how to deal with perfectionism
4 ways perfectionism is slowing your creative business down

There are a few times a year when the unthinkable happens to us online creatives: inquiries start drying up + sales and client work slows down.

*gasp*

This happens at least once a year for most creative business owners and it’s usually during the summer months.

But what about all the times you hold YOURSELF back in business? What about all those moments your perfectionism is slowing you down?

You might not realize it, but these moments - however big or small they may be - happen everyday in your creative business.

Even though I’m heading into my fourth year of business, I’m still surprised by the number of mindset blocks, limiting beliefs + subconscious, emotional saboteurs that slow my progress.

Let’s examine them, shall we?

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Why perfectionism is a coping mechanism that’s holding you back in your business

Hey friend! As you know, there are a ton of resources on the Ditch Perfect blog helping you to leave behind the perfectionism hustle through breaking down what perfectionism is and how it negatively affects you and your business.

But I’ve never really shared why perfectionism affected me so much and how it became a coping mechanism, like it does for many creatives.

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4 steps to ditch perfect + take action on those big ideas you have for your business

Today’s the day… I get to channel my inner Oprah!

Why? Because it’s giveaway time.

“You get a freebie, you get a freebie, you get a freebie!”

(I admit, it’s not a car - maybe next time *wink wink*)

What’s the freebie, you ask?

A 4-STEP, 20-PAGE WORKBOOK TO HELP YOU OVERCOME THE PERFECTIONISM THAT’S BEEN HOLDING YOU BACK IN BUSINESS (AND, PERHAPS, IN YOUR PERSONAL LIFE TOO).

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Introducing… Ditch Perfect + Take Action: my 4-week coaching program for online creatives

You have a big idea for your business; so big that it makes your heart skip a beat thinking about it.

But the mere thought of making it a reality scares you BIG time.

You know the idea I mean: the one that follows you around everywhere you go (even in the shower), the one you just CAN’T stop thinking about, the one that means more to you than all the other ideas combined.

It’s big, this idea. Definitely big enough for you to feel beyond scared and overwhelmed about it. It feels impossible to tackle on your own.

You wonder, “Can I do this? And where do I even begin?”

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