Finding Leverage At Work To Overcome Perfectionism

It's very common for knowledge workers to have perfectionist issues. To overcome this issue it's vital to identify the needle mover activities are at your work so you can find leverage over other work stuff.

Cal Newport explains doing the non-needle mover stuff at a reasonable level of quality.

Listen to Episode Here (Scroll down to #222DeepQuestionsPodcast) :

0:00 Cal's intro 1:06 Needle mover activities 2:25 Reasonable level of quality 3:45 Non-promotable activities

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About Cal Newport: Cal Newport is a computer science professor at Georgetown University. In addition to his academic research, he writes about the intersection of digital technology and culture. Cal's particularly interested in our struggle to deploy these tools in ways that support instead of subvert the things we care about in both our personal and professional lives.

Cal is a New York Times bestselling author of seven books, including, most recently, A World Without Email, Digital Minimalism, and Deep Work. He's also the creator of The Time-Block Planner.

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