Do you ever feel frustrated about how much you get done—and how much you don't accomplish? Do you ever wish you could be more productive but think it's impossible? There may be an underlying cause of your lack of productivity that you aren't even aware of... perfectionism.
Perfectionism is more than just having a neat junk drawer. Perfectionism entails an all-or-nothing mentality when it comes to everything: work, home life, exercise, friends, creative projects, you name it. Something is either perfect or it's an utter failure. It's either done right or it's done wrong. This all-or-nothing mentality can be your kryptonite when it comes to productivity. Here are nine ways perfectionism might be robbing you of your productivity: