High standards and a pursuit of the ideal are the hallmarks of any creative practice, but perfectionism can prevent us from appreciating or even achieving extraordinary results. How do we allow for the playful, exploratory, and experimental part of the process as well as for the critical, and analytical part?
What’s your process like and how do expectations factor in?
What tools or approaches help you to “ship” the work—to complete your work and get it out in the world?
4 principles for perfectionists
A. Shitty first draft
B. Recognize the process
C. Expectations: who/what are you measuring your work yourself against?
D. String of pearls
Resources for Day 4