Forge
Published in

Forge

In Defense of Perfectionism

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

Photo: Westend61/Getty Images

“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.

--

--

--

A publication from Medium on personal development.

Recommended from Medium

Learning to ‘unlearn’.

3 Things I Wish I Knew as a Young Seller

Gimme a BREAK (app)

The Most Important Sales Advice I Ever Received That Can Be Applied to Life

How I spent 1 year flirting with hundreds of people without knowing it

HCA 545 Organizational Structure Dynamics And Effectiveness

How to Spot and Deal with a Narcissistic Talent

Hello everyone, My name is S.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Michael Thompson

Michael Thompson

Co-creator of 2 cool boys with an equally cool woman • Ideas and stories in Fast Co., Forbes, Business Insider • Free storytelling guide: https://bit.ly/3h1KZeT

More from Medium

Why It Pays off to Be an Optimist

Why Advice Is Worth the Price You Pay For It

7 Adaptation Strategies to Thrive in the Changed World

Getting Out Of The Toxic Loop of Productivity Anxiety