Perfection is our enemy

June 17, 2016 8:53 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Posted: June 2016 When perfection is the enemy: Why accepting “good enough” is a good thing We hear a lot about “giving it our best” and “nothing less than 100 percent” in order to be successful in life. But are there times when achieving 80 percent might be good enough? Of course, there are certain tasks where only 100 percent is acceptable. We would expect nothing else from a pilot or surgeon, for example. But for most of us, perfection is not always necessary. Instead it can become our enemy.