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Our latest research

We've just released research we think you'll find interesting.

We recently surveyed 140 graduates of Harvard Business School, Stanford University Graduate School of Business and The Wharton School who identify as “high-achieving.”

We found that respondents who strongly identify as "perfectionist" also report feeling:

→ 29% more burned out than average

→ 20% less satisfied with the quality of their mental health

→ 18% less satisfied in their job than average

This research confirms what so many of us already know first-hand: that perfectionism likely once served us well – but is now the very thing that is limiting our professional success, personal satisfaction and sense of wellbeing.

But the good news is that our research also shows that change IS possible. Our program results at Beyond Perfect show that we can let go of these patterns and experience satisfaction and sustainability both professionally and personally. (More here:

We'd invite you to take a look at the 2-page executive summary of the research and share your feedback and questions with us:

Do these results surprise you?

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