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Perfectionism Is About Other People

Get over your fear of other people if you really want creative success

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I’ve lost track of how many people have told me that they’d never show the draft of their book to anyone. This admission is often accompanied by the qualifier that they’ll show it to someone “when it’s ready.” Another hindrance to




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Nick Irving

Nick Irving

PhD in Modern History and government functionary. One-time historian of peace and protest, now researching and writing about work.

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