Perfection is an ideology that many of us strive her. Simply, we want to be the best. We want to achieve more, win more awards, be more successful, help more people, and make more money. But maybe we're competing with the wrong people. In a recent article for The Muse, Kat Boogaard points out that it's your personal best that you should try to beat, not anyone else's.
The next time you are setting personal goals for yourself, stop thinking about what everyone else is doing and has done and focus on being your best.