One of my first bosses used to say that, “The price of perfection is prohibitive.” He was right. The fact is that you can spend a day more than forever trying to perfect something that’s already excellent.
In the real world of limited resources, perfection is hard to achieve and the quest sucks up time, energy and money that could generate excellent results elsewhere. Step back and look at the whole picture. You don’t have enough resources to do everything, so commit them where they’ll bring the greatest overall improvement.
This is only one of 347 tips in my ebook, Become a Better Boss One Tip at a Time.