Meet Peter Perfect. Peter constantly strives for perfection, and
expects everyone around him to do the same. But because perfection is
generally unattainable, Peter torments himself--and others around
him--when his expectations aren't met.
Perfectionists constantly make changes in an effort to
achieve perfect results. In addition to trying the patience of those
around him, the Perfectionist can also hamper productivity.
Dawn Dugan specializes in writing books, articles, white papers, reports and special communications for the human resources industry. She is the co-author of Effective Executive Compensation, which was published by AMACOM in 2008. Read more...