I've spoken before about struggles with procrastination, and how striving for perfection often leads to paralysis and inaction. This struggle was all the more pronounced during my stint in tech recruiting - what I didn't realise before I started: recruiting is in some ways very much like sales. The thought
I have to remind myself of this all the time. Striving for perfection, while a good motivator for quality, often leads to paralysis. You get stuck designing, forever refining, throwing it all out and starting again. You're left feeling deflated when your reality doesn't match up to your unrealistic expectations.