Too many high-achievers pride themselves on being perfectionists. They feel that holding themselves to impossibly high standards is a winning strategy when striving for excellence in their work, health and relationships.
The trouble is that we only get so far with this broken strategy. Eventually our standards become impossible to reach, leaving us feeling like failures or just burnt-out from all the effort.
All of a sudden, we realize we are trapped on the sidelines with this strategy – paralyzed with fear, exhaustion and self-doubt that prevents us from even being able to jump on the field and get in the game, where growth actually occurs.
That is why high-performers pride themselves on progression being their #1 goal, not perfection.
Repeat after me:
“As long as I trust myself to show up and do the best I can with the capacity I’ve got today, then I will have the confidence to jump in the ring and start swinging.”
You may not win every time with this strategy, but you sure as heck will build courage and confidence to go outside of your comfort zone and the self-trust that comes with seeing yourself do it. You’ll build skill and gain valuable feedback that is essential for further growth to occur.
Your highest potential is my passion. Let’s unleash it together!