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30 tools + resources for online creatives struggling with perfectionism in their business

Dealing with my perfectionism has been a lifelong struggle for me.

As a kid I loved going to school. I was an A+ student and was praised for it. All through school and college I proudly called myself a perfectionist. I was convinced that my habit of perfectionism got me the good school results I got.

Up until I entered the workplace that is.

What I found was that corporate culture appreciates speed over diligence, quantity over quality, and group work in project teams over solo work. Needless to say, I was miserable. My perfectionism didn’t help me anymore. In fact, looking back, it had never helped me.

During my college years, my fellow students only saw the perfectionist shield I had put up. It stopped me from making authentic connections and friendships.

And it also stopped me from and starting, and then growing, the business I truly wanted, serving the clients I truly wanted to work with, because of perfectionism-induced overwhelm, self-doubt + imposter syndrome.

I quickly realized I had to let go of my perfectionism, which I did. (And I can help you do the same.)

These tools + resources have helped me out tremendously along the way.

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