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In Defense of Perfectionism

The work I hold closest is a result of aiming for great

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“Done is better than perfect!” “Your drive for perfection is stunting your growth!” “What you made is good! Just ship it!” I understand the logic of this advice that’s dished out like candy by productivity experts. And in most regards, I completely agree.




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