736 Kamini Wood: Overcoming Perfectionism
How to Live Authentically and Believe in Your ‘Enoughness’
Ever found yourself cleaning the house before the cleaner comes?
Iterating on your perfect sales plan and not asking for the sale?
Waiting till you lose those 10 pounds before putting yourself out there on social media to market your product?
We’ve all been there, in fact most women feel intense pressure to show up perfect in all areas of their lives, an impossible goal that prevents us from taking the kind of imperfect action necessary to succeed in entrepreneurship or any career.
So why are most women such perfectionists?
Kamini Woods grew up in an Indian family in a predominantly white Connecticut town and says she felt intense pressure to blend in. With hard working immigrant parents, she internalized the belief: “Work hard and people will accept you.” So, she did just that, and it worked. But she became addicted to the accolades of others, yearning for acceptance and if it didn’t come, she felt she had failed or was somehow not good enough.
As women we all seem to internalize this message, no matter our personal stories, constantly striving for perfection to meet others’ expectations. And somewhere along the way we lose touch with our authentic selves.
After a successful career in project management, Kamini became a certified professional coach, the creator of AuthenticMe® and CEO of Live Joy Your Way, helping individuals overcome their fears, unhelpful mindsets, and behaviors – including perfectionism.
- The difference between mastery and perfectionism
- The power of “imperfect action” in business and life
- Why perfectionism is simply a manifestation of fear
- And much more!
More about Kamini Wood at lesleymichaels.com
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More about Kamini at Kamini Wood
Kamini Wood, a certified professional coach, helps people take the courageous steps to identify their limiting beliefs, the reasons for their stagnation or feelings of ‘not enoughness’, so they can have what they want professionally and personally to live a fulfilled life. She is the creator of AuthenticMe® and CEO of Live Joy Your Way, a coaching company helping individuals shake free of their fears, unhelpful mindsets, and behaviors in order to have healthy relationships and move forward on the professional path they choose.
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