Perfection Is a Curse

Are you an overachiever or feel the need to fix every little thing? Do you find yourself being overly critical of your own work? Does everything have to be perfect? Seeking perfection is a trap in development and in life.

In this session, Syed will discuss how to be highly productive, iterate, and ship on a frequent basis, without feeling like it has to be perfect every single time. He shares his own experience of being a perfectionist and how you can break the curse.

What You’ll Learn

  • The problem with perfectionism
  • How perfectionism lowers productivity, creates procrastination, and stagnates growth
  • Why we strive for perfection
  • Systematic ways to overcome perfection