Striving For Excellence Rather Than Perfection Improves Creativity

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Ahhh the perfectionist trap!
Indeed, we know striving for perfection can have numerous downsides such as increase in burnout but also reduced engagement at work. But perfectionists are more likely to thrive academically and also achieve accomplishments — their perfectionism driving them along.

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