You Don’t Have to Be Perfect

Now that You Don't Have to Be Perfect -- Write RightThe problem with a perfectionist, albeit not the only one, is her attempt to be perfect. It’s an impossible standard, and it isn’t the one she should set out to attain. She should desire to be good.

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Working with Excellence

Working with Excellence--Write RightOne of my goals as an entrepreneur is to work with excellence rather than with perfectionism. It’s not easy for me; I sometimes joke that I’m a recovering perfectionist. I always have to take time and evaluate how I’m doing the work I’m doing.

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I Will Declare My Weaknesses

I Will Declare My Weaknesses--Write RightSeveral months ago, I started a series of blog posts entitled “From There to Here.” (The series has since ceased. I’ve moved onto other topics.) The responses to it were interesting. Some people applauded it and thanked me for the reminder that their own all too circuitous paths had a purpose to them. Others saw it and were concerned. They thought that mentioning missteps, failures, and challenges could make people leery about working with me. They suggested I not share the struggles inherent in being a writer and artist.

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