G-T0EQG81BZP Episode 30: What’s the Difference Between Perfectionism and Striving for Excellence?
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Episode 30: What’s the Difference Between Perfectionism and Striving for Excellence?

November 11, 2019

Chris and Doug engage in a wide-ranging conversation about perfectionism, excellence and the difference between the two. They cover healthy and unhealthy attitudes, how raising kids has gotten harder, famous perfectionists, suicide, and - of course - Donald Trump. A decent effort for two non-perfectionists.

0.42 Definitions of perfectionism and excellence

4.00 Perfectionists' expectations of other people

5.25 Perfectionists and risk-taking

12.50 The promise and perils of continuous improvement

16.00 Growing up in a social media world

19.00 Is perfectionism getting worse?

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Ted Talk on Perfectionism

 

 

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