I Like Cauliflower. There, I said it…

…And I like Brussels sprouts too, darn it. Every time I prepare these vegetables my husband complains. He says, “your food makes the house smell awful.” I eat these tasty, albeit stinky, cruciferous veggies, despite his complaints. However, this...
ARE YOU AN OVER-DRAFTER?

ARE YOU AN OVER-DRAFTER?

  If you are writing a draft of a chapter, article or any piece of written material to send to a colleague, co-author, hired editor or friend to critique, do not make it perfect! First of all, perfect is impossible and secondly if you aim for perfect you’re...
ARE YOU STRIVING FOR THIS?

ARE YOU STRIVING FOR THIS?

  Is perfection something worth striving for? It’s a question I really want to think about with you. I have a bias but I don’t know if I have an answer. What do you...

What to do if you’re a perfectionist

Amelia did great in college and even ingraduate school. So she couldn’t understand what was wrong with her. When she came to work with me she was “all but dissertation” her PhD work was all done except for the dissertation.She was frustrated because...