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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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