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Why Perfectionism Stifles Innovation

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Striving for excellence is not the same thing as demanding perfection.  Striving for excellence opens up possibilities while demanding perfection attempts to carve outcomes in stone. It’s easy to see how perfectionism can stifle an innovation strategy and constrain people to the point where they’re paralyzed by fear of making a mistake.  Unfortunately, perfectionism is … Continued