Why You Don't Have to Do it All
The typical workplace is all about getting everything done as quickly as possible. And we've all had days where we spent every second running around from task to task, trying to make sure everything was done perfectly, only to find ourselves failing.
However, as the old saying goes, done is better than perfect. Don't believe us? Jessica Banks and Mihae Mukaida of RockPaperBot explain why sometimes it's smarter to hand tasks off to someone else—and why your own time is a valuable commodity that shouldn't be wasted on seeking perfection.
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Lily is a writer, editor, and social media manager, as well as co-founder of The Prospect, the world’s largest student-run college access organization. In addition to her writing with The Muse, she also serves as an editor at HelloFlo and Her Campus. Recently, she was named one of Glamour’s Top 10 College Women for her work helping underserved youth get into college. You can follow Lily on Twitter.More from this Author