The Price of Perfection: The Cost of Being a BOSS


Have you heard the phrase, “Practice makes perfect“?

According to Wikipedia, practice is “the act of rehearsing a behavior over and over, or engaging in an activity again and again, for the purpose of improving or mastering it.”

I believe that women work more and harder at creating or having perfect work, than they do at actually delivering it.Perfection is a great concept when you are learning multiplication tables or theorems in geometry. However, while running a business, when do you stop perfecting your idea or product and send it to the marketplace?

Notice the examples used here above empirical–fact based–MATH! The answer will be the same EVERY time! Yet, this is not true with LIFE or in BUSINESS!! Life is a crap shoot!

Yes, you must continue to work on a concept until it works the way you want it to, but what is the ultimate price of that? What does that cost you?

Unlike our male counterparts, women not only strive for perfection in their work, with themselves, and with their families, they also strive for someone else’s approval–that a product, proposal, or job is good enough to offer, sell, or promote. As working women, attaining perfection often means our competitors, who …read more      

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