Overcoming Perfectionism to Thrive in Business and Life | w/ Nicole Baker Holleman

The Art of Online Business

04-10-2023 • 52分

Perfectionism is a double-edged sword.

On one hand, it can drive us to excel and strive for excellence in our personal and professional lives.

On the other hand, it can lead to stress, anxiety, and a constant fear of failure.

Many entrepreneurs and individuals struggle with perfectionism, and it can be a significant obstacle to success.

In this episode, we delve deep into the world of perfectionism with our guest, Nicole Baker Holleman, a coach specializing in helping high achievers overcome this challenge.

Join us as we explore the struggles of simply showing up, the crucial role of setting boundaries, and practical strategies for breaking down goals to avoid falling into the perfectionist trap.

Tune in now to learn how to kick perfectionism to the curb with the wisdom of our guest, Nicole Baker Holleman, and start making real progress.

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • How to break free from the pressure of perfectionism
  • The importance of setting boundaries and being kind to yourself
  • Practical strategies for finding uninterrupted time to focus on your work

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00:00 - Introduction
02:21 - Growing up as a high achiever
07:24 - Being the best in the room
13:18 - Signs of perfectionism
17:32 -  The different aspects of coaching calls
27:29 - Milestone goals
31:25 - The power of day theming
36:50 - Day-to-day operations in the business
40:57 - Managing work with multiple kids
44:48 - Connect with Nicole Baker Holleman

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