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You Don't Need to Be Perfect As John Steinbeck once said, 'And now that you don't have to be perfect, you can be good.'

By Lewis Howes Edited by Dan Bova

This story originally appeared on Lewis Howes

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Isn't it crazy that we hold ourselves back from taking action or sharing our gifts with the world because we think we have to be perfect first? That we need all the answers, to look just right and to say the perfect words?

I have struggled with perfectionism my whole life but I've never let it stop me from taking action -- and that has made all the difference.

As John Steinbeck said, "And now that you don't have to be perfect, you can be good."

In Episode 477 I invite you to leave perfectionism behind so that you can be great.

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Lewis Howes

Lifestyle Entrepreneur, Coach, Advisor

A former professional athlete, New York City-based Lewis Howes is co-author of LinkedWorking (418 Press, 2009) and creator of the LinkedInfluence training program.

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