Set the intention to strive for excellence not perfection as a recovering perfectionist i've learned that it's wasted energy to want perfection. We all seek perfection - it is the pot of gold at the end of the proverbial rainbow but perfection is an elusive goal realistically, if we take a step back and truly ascertain what we are trying to achieve, the end result would be excellence. Strive for excellence not perfection sometime while we lived on central, i sent my mom to the hospital supposedly, i had turned on the gas knob on our kitchen stove. To err is human, as we are not inherently perfect nevertheless, if we chase perfection, excellence is a probable outcome to pursue perfection, we must elevate risk to the appropriate level, proactively avoid complacency and learn from honest mistakes we must strive for perfection—cognizant it. There is a difference between a healthy striving for excellence and crippling perfectionism in both our professional and personal lives.
Striving for excellence motivates you striving for perfection is demoralizing ~harriet braiker certain flaws are necessary for the whole it would seem strange if old friends lacked certain quirks ~goethe. Strive for progress not perfection what is the first thing that came to mind when you read those words did you think, i am always going for perfection or did you think, i take action and don't worry if things are not perfect as the owner of a business it is really easy to [. Excellence is a much more sensible target to shoot for, since perfection is an elusive and virtually impossible target it has taken me years to learn that point - i still struggle on occasion - and i was pleased to discover that excellence is something i actually have control over. Recently i received a newsletter from a local auto service repair shop with the following words of wisdom for their customers'perfect' may be the ultimate praise, but trying to attain perfection can cause stress, hinder efficiency, and create unnecessary conflicts.
Striving for excellence motivates you striving for perfection is demoralizing ~harriet braiker these two quotations, together, get at the heart of the difficulties presented by perfectionism what is the difference between perfection and excellence. Striving for excellence is different than striving for perfection it's good to strive for perfection, but perfection generally pertains to one area or one thing and seems to have an end state - the stopping point of when you believe you have reached the point of perfection. Bible verses about striving for perfection colossians 3:23-24 esv / 53 helpful votes helpful not whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if.
Coach vince lombardi on striving for perfection by mark graban on feb 3, perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence. Excellent putting is not about holing every makeable putt that would be unrealistic it is about keeping the percentages in your favour you should strive for excellence, but never expect perfection. Strive for excellence not perfection one of our neighbors had a barn with a small coral he kept several horses, and for a dime he would allow us to ride three laps around the coral. When i started out in this business i was as rigid as a rail any little misstep or perceived misstep was blown way out of proportion if a driver. The decision to strive for excellence vs perfection is a choice made within oneself when chooses perfection, one shifts the standard that one judges oneself by to an external source — ensuring your happiness depends on people and things you do not control or influence.
When we strive for perfection, what is the outside marker that deems we are doing a good job who is the judge of what perfection is perfect to one person may not be perfect to another. Striving for excellence can inspire and motivate people, but striving for perfection can demoralise people but what is the difference between striving for excellence and striving to be perfect to strive for excellence asks us to try and surpass ourselves. They develop a hatred for golf by striving for perfection, and trying to play perfectly embrace the variability golf brings, embrace the growth, and strive for excellence, not perfection. 8 ways to strive for excellence not perfection and live a better life posted on august 16, 2012 in worry wise quick question what would happen if in some star trek/dr.
We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly we are what we repeatedly do excellence, then, is not an act but a habit. Excellence is defined as the quality of being outstanding or extremely good, so trying to achieve excellence means you are checking where you are at and trying to do a little better conversely, trying to reach perfection implies that you are aiming for something that is so good that it can't get any better. Striving for excellence is so much more important than concerning myself with perfection no one is without flaws and i don't subscribe to a pursuit of perfection, as it is an unattainable goal perfection implies an end state. The article explores the positive energy that exudes from striving for excellence as oppose to the negative energy that results every time one fails to reach perfection, and how we can guide our students with dyslexia along the path that leads to productive and successful lives.
In our busy lives, if we see ourselves as having and doing it all at the same time to be perfection, failure is all that we will get superman is a fictional character and so is superwoman if we strive for excellence in certain domains at different times, such as happiness, achievement, and significance, we can leave a legacy of a life well lived. Excellence vs perfection if you use these audios, please support their development just $1 for each audio you use could greatly help with creating more audios.