Perfectionism: the Sneaky Saboteur of Authenticity

As a reformed perfectionist, I could argue that there is a lot of good that it can deliver.  It drives a desire for excellence.  It goes hand in hand with conscientiousness, a known attribute for career and life success.  It can fuel a learner’s mindset. Our response to perfectionism is personal.  Some display perfectionism like Read more about Perfectionism: the Sneaky Saboteur of Authenticity[…]

A Deeper Look at Mindset Science

Imagine you’re invited to be part of a high visibility special project to design something new and solve a complex problem.  You would be collaborating with people you don’t know so well, from different parts of the company.  Some you secretly call the ‘rockstars’.   What’s your gut reaction?  Curiosity and excitement to try and learn Read more about A Deeper Look at Mindset Science[…]

3 Reasons To Make Friends with ‘Enough’

What’s your gut reaction to the word ‘enough’?  Is it positive or negative?  Is it agitating or calming?  Does it mean less than, settling, adequate, satisfactory, complete, full, excellent, or _____?   ‘Enough’ is often very personal.  Its meaning changing with the circumstance. I believe enough can offer clarity and direction.  Here are 3 reasons to Read more about 3 Reasons To Make Friends with ‘Enough’[…]