Practice Selective Perfectionism: Done is Perfect

| April 30, 2017

What does A+ work look like to you? An A? A-? B or even a C? Keep breathing. I know it’s hard to think about doing anything less than supremely, super stellar work. It goes against all of your thinking, and perhaps, even the very soul of who you are. I like practicing what I […]

Never Happy Enough, Never Good Enough

| May 10, 2011

It’s never enough it seems. A guy running for president says he was born in the U.S., and it’s not enough. His birth certificate isn’t enough… I see this time and time again with my organizing clients. I tell them perfection is a myth, done is perfect, and it’s going to be okay.

A Good Enough Christmas

| December 24, 2010

The first time I couldn’t find Pepcid AC on the shelf at Target, I simply dismissed it as bad timing. The second time, I realized that something was up. I asked one of the Target employees straightening up the shelves, “What’s up with the Pepcid AC always being gone?” The employee shrugged. “I’m not sure. […]