Stop Obsessing: Here Are 7 Areas Where Perfectionism Hinders Good Writing [Infographic]

Not long after I began working at HubSpot, my manager introduced me to a term that was new to me: analysis paralysis.

How had I never heard of this concept before? I was certainly familiar with what it described: the paralyzing nature of habitually over-analyzing one’s work in an unrealistic quest for it to be perfect.

Breaking news: No one’s work is perfect. Okay, maybe Beyoncé’s is. But mine certainly isn’t.Download our free guide here for tips to become a better writer. 

It’s one thing to hold yourself to high standards. As marketers, we all know a thing or two about tearing something down and starting it from scratch again and again because there’s something about it that’s just not quite there. 

The problem is, as marketers, we also enjoy streamlined processes. And analysis paralysis? Well, that ain’t it, folks — especially when it comes to writing.

Luckily, the talented Henneke Duistermaat of Enchanting Marketing is here to help. Not only has she identified seven key areas of the writing process where our perfectionism tends to get the best of us, but she also compiled it into this extremely helpful — not to mention, adorable — infographic that explains simple ways to overcome it.

writing-process-infographic.jpg

free guide to writing well

 
free guide to writing well

About the Author

Leave a Reply

  • Archives

  • More than 200,000 likes in social media

    Why us

    Projects

    5864

    Clients

    1262

    Positive Press

    11

    Impressions

    15098234

    Days

    365

    Updated on 14 December 2017

    Please wait...

    Subscribe to our newsletter

    Get the latest news and updates from Godspeed Network. Enter your email address and name below to be the first to know.
    Like
    Tweet
    Connect

    Hashtag
    Contact