Seth Godin Seth Godin

Alternatives to Perfect

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“If I can’t make it perfect, is it okay if I try to make it better?”When a project doesn’t come out precisely the way we hoped, when customer service isn’t 100%, when the reality doesn’t match the dream, then what?One option is to embrace your failure.

To have your tantrum, to become bereft, to wallow in how unfair the world is. No sense messing up a perfect moment of imperfection.Imperfect is a chance for contribution, connection and improvisation.

It’s a chance to see the humanity behind the moment you were spending so much energy creating.The alternative to perfect might be better.*Originally published on sethsblog.Seth Godin has written eighteen books that have been translated into more than thirty languages.

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