The Pursuit of Perfection

I find when I get involved in an area, I find myself extremely critical of it.  Being intimately knowledgable about the subject matter, I find myself hyper-critical, searching for perfection.  In martial arts, a quarter inch difference in targetting could mean a blow having significant effect or none at all.  With the business, I find myself reviewing the store constantly and finding myself hyper-critical about where we stand.

It’s particularly glaring after the last few days when customers have been into the retail store and we’re not where I expect / want us to be.  There’s no signage, pricing isn’t complete, the displays are okay but not great, there’s not enough lighting… the list goes on and on in my mind.

Yet,