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Why Perfection Is Ruining Your Life!

Let's face it. We all get caught in the perfection trap from time to time. We are working on something, but it never gets completed because we want it to be "PERFECT." And even worse, we may finish it, but it never sees the light of day simply because we don't think it's perfect. Well, there is no such thing as perfection. It's simply a goal to strive for.  

I recall working at Microsoft as an intern one summer many years ago. I was on the Microsoft Word testing team and my job was to find bugs in the software using a combination of scripting and ad-hoc testing. In fact, you can thank me for the little red sqiggly line that most browsers and software place under misspelled words. Well, I didn't come up with the idea of the sqiggly line, but it was me who found the bug that lead to that red squiggly line. Read More 

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