Death by perfection is a real problem. We all seem to suffer from bouts of needing to be perfect. While in the pursuit of excellence the desire to achieve the highest possible standard is an admirable goal. It’s the obsession some of us have with perfect that becomes our detriment.
- Otherwise good ideas
- Inspiration for the future
- Our motivation to continue
- Team spirit one individual at a time
- Productivity on everything
The only one excited when we overthink is our good friend procrastination, because it fills us up with paralyzing anxiety and ensures we never get anything done. If your goal is to do a lot of talking and thinking and never have anything to show for it, then overthink away.
Action suffers most in the presence of perfection hunters. If the world doesn’t revolve around money or love, it definitely revolves around action. Plus, you won’t have money or love if you don’t take action. Try not to overthink and just get it done; whatever it is.