The Dangers of Freelancing Perfectionism

Are you a freelancing perfectionist? You know who you are. Even now, while you're reading this very post about the dangers of perfectionism, you're consciously or subconsciously beating yourself up because you think you're not good enough. Why? You think you should be able to write faster, code faster, or translate faster. You think your work should be more than good--it should be the very best. You … [Read more...]

5 Tips to Kick the Perfectionist Habit

Hello. My name is Mike. And I’m a recovering perfectionist. For a long time, I believed that being a perfectionist was a good thing. I was proud of my compulsion to work and rework even the smallest assignment until it was faultless. What did it matter that it took me hours more than it probably should have? I was a perfectionist. All that mattered was that I nailed it. When I became a freelancer, … [Read more...]