Or, How to Do Absolutely Nothing and Expect the World to Buy Your Stuff, (pt 2)
If you’re a woman, what’s the one day that more than anything you probably want to be just perfect? Chances are, it’s your wedding day, right? It’s that one day that most women dream of as a magical, fairytale day filled with love, romance, flowers and friends, the perfect meal, the perfect weather, the perfect speeches, the most amazing photos…
It’s that one day that you can, without judgement, be the centre of attention. That one day where it’s all eyes on you, where everyone is there to make you, the bride, happy. There’s months of preparations beforehand, the hopes and expectations of parents and parents in law, the pressure to be different but somehow better than your friends’ weddings… the pressure and expectation that it will be perfect.
You will hear stories of “bridezillas” getting hysterical because one tiny aspect does not fit their idea of perfect. I’ve seen it too- when in another life I worked on hundreds of weddings, here and overseas.
The thing about being a perfectionist, is that so many people think its a good thing. That it’s a desired trait. That being a perfectionist is something to be proud of, that it shows you have standards!
Being a perfectionist is really more of way of playing an avoidance game. Especially in your business. Continue reading