Do you find it difficult to tolerate failure, mistakes, or see the positives in the work that you do? Do you take constructive feedback personally or consistently invest more time and effort into completing tasks than your peers do? Do you find satisfaction in your work elusive, no matter how hard you try? These are common traits in people who struggle with perfectionism, and if you can relate to this struggle, don’t worry! There is hope. This talk shows you how to avoid the perils of perfectionism by engaging in a healthier, more balanced pursuit of excellence. It does this by uncovering the emotional and spiritual roots of perfectionism, challenging unhelpful thought patterns and revealing the secret by becoming more productive with less effort. By applying this talk to their lives, attendees experience deeper, more enduring satisfaction in their achievements, relationships, and ministry work.