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Why you should strive for progress and not perfection

Perfectionism is the pursuit of the worst in ourselves. FILE PHOTO | NMG
Perfectionism is the pursuit of the worst in ourselves. FILE PHOTO | NMG 

Perfection consists not in doing extraordinary things, but doing ordinary things extraordinarily. It’s not about perfect.

It’s about effort. And when you bring that effort every single day, that’s where transformation happens. That’s how change occurs.

A gentleman once visited a temple under construction where he saw a sculptor making an idol of God. Suddenly he noticed a similar idol lying nearby. Surprised, he asked the sculptor, “Do you need two statues of the same idol?”

“No,” said the sculptor without looking up, “We need only one, but the first one got damaged at the last stage.”