There is a significant difference between striving for excellence and attempting perfection. With the proper attitude and determination, the first is attainable, gratifying, and healthy. The latter is virtually impossible and frustrating. Perhaps even neurotic. It also happens to be an extraordinary waste of time.
In fundraising, patience is not necessarily a virtue. You are seldom satisfied with the progress.
Reza Hashampour tells us there are five NO-NOs you must never utter publicly. Reza is Chairman & CEO of the Polaris Asset Corporation. The things you say in the office, at a staff meeting, or to your boss— no matter how innocuous they seem to you— may be labeling you as a negative person.