A tool to manage your imposter syndrome

A tool to manage your imposter syndrome

Here’s a tool to help manage your imposter “syndrome” when it shows up in your career. Which, as research suggests, is often, especially if you have perfectionistic characteristics, which many academics do. In fact, because all people, regardless of...
Are you an ambitious perfectionist?! Find out.

Are you an ambitious perfectionist?! Find out.

Are you an ambitious perfectionist? Some of us don’t even have to contemplate the question, we know the response is “YES!”  Others need to think about it. And another category of folx will initially respond “no” and then review this list...
Use a distraction log to reduce procrastination

Use a distraction log to reduce procrastination

Procrastination, writes James Clear, is a force that prevents us from following through on what we set out to do. Given this force [I love his choice of that word], we need something equally powerful to counteract and resist procrastination. Enter the use of a...
Tips to get unstuck from perfectionism

Tips to get unstuck from perfectionism

Here are 12 tips to help you get unstuck from your perfectionism when it shows up, slows you down, is annoying, or sucks you into its vortex. There are no easy-peasy solutions to “overcome” perfectionism (I don’t believe in overcoming perfectionism...
5 ways to set boundaries at work and temper your perfectionism

5 ways to set boundaries at work and temper your perfectionism

Do you struggle to set boundaries at work (and then uphold them!) because you are an ambitious perfectionist who is: uber responsible (you don’t want to displease) focussed on high quality (you have elevated standards) avoiding failure (you’re experiencing...
Reach your goals faster

Reach your goals faster

Reach your goals with ease We set goals because we want to reach them–they represent something important to us. And, whether we articulate a timeframe or not, we usually have one in mind. That goes for anything ranging from securing a more senior position at...

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