by Juliana Trichilo Cina, jtcina.com
Learning to let go before you’ve reached your standards is a difficult thing to do. But, it’s a lesson you need to learn.
I like to stop working on a project when I think it’s between 70-75% done. That works for me in the business/professional world. In my academic world, I need to aim a bit higher for my own comfort – between 80-85%.
The “100% Complete” status that most of us seek is elusive because it pushes further and further out as you get closer to it. New arguments come up, new loop-holes are found. I’ve been “updating” a paper on human rights for almost two years now. It’s never been “ready” to send out for publishing.
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