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Discussion on: Neither You nor Your Work Has to be Perfect

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Erika Heidi

Those are great points, I totally agree. Just today I was thinking about how much we overthink and overengineer things that could be done in a simpler way, and made better afterwards. I think it comes from our fear of "being wrong", and fear from being corrected by others. And getting bad feedback or empty / toxic criticism definitely intensifies the problem.

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Ashlee (she/her) Author

Yes! I think we're slowly changing the culture of the industry (at least I'm hoping so) and making it less competitive. Too often, people want to beat each other down so they can "win". Let's promote an environment of meaningful feedback!