“I’m a perfectionist!”, and why that could be an undesired mindset

You might hear from time to time that, at a job interview, whenever you are asked what are your weak points, you should say something which might look negative, but is considered positive by some employers – “I’m a perfectionist! I strive too much to make everything perfect! I do have this problem!”. Surely, people saying this at job interviews know that that’s not real, in a lot of cases, and they only tell it to impress.

I’ll have a look below at why my thinking on the matter is that the issue really is a problem, not only for the person saying it, but also for the employer. I’ll use personal examples.

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WE ARE ONE: A Global Film Festival

Discover and watch films during this first ever 10-day global film festival co-curated by over 20 film festivals from across the world, May 29 – June 7. All funds raised during the festival will benefit COVID-19 relief funds. Subscribe to this channel for the latest information on film, talks, and schedule.

The festival will feature programming curated by the Annecy International Animation Film Festival, Berlin International Film Festival, BFI London Film Festival, Cannes Film Festival, Guadalajara International Film Festival, International Film Festival & Awards Macao (IFFAM), Jerusalem Film Festival, Mumbai Film Festival (MAMI), Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, Locarno Film Festival, Marrakech International Film Festival, New York Film Festival, Rotterdam International Film Festival (IFFR), San Sebastian International Film Festival, Sarajevo Film Festival, Sundance Film Festival, Sydney Film Festival, Tokyo International Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival, Tribeca Film Festival, and Venice Film Festival.

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The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert Coming This Friday!

Freddie Mercury

The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert for AIDS Awareness took place on Easter Monday, 20th April 1992 at Wembley Stadium in front of a 72,000 sold-out crowd and global broadcast audience of over one billion. The concert was a tribute to Queen’s lead vocalist, Freddie Mercury, who died of AIDS on 24 November 1991. Queen’s remaining members Brian May, Roger Taylor and John Deacon were joined on stage by many of the biggest acts in the world including David Bowie, George Michael, Annie Lennox, Elton John, Guns N’Roses, Robert Plant, Metallica, Liza Minelli, Def Leppard, Seal, Roger Daltry and many more. The concert was to be the last large scale live event John Deacon performed with Queen.

Link (available Friday 15.05.2020, 9 PM – Sunday 17.05.2020, same hour) »

(you can set a reminder on YouTube)

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On “By Jeeves” (Musical)

By Jeeves, originally Jeeves, is a musical with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, and lyrics and book by Alan Ayckbourn. It is based on the series of novels and short stories by P. G. Wodehouse that center around the character of Bertie Wooster and his loyal valet, Jeeves. (via)

It’s available this weekend on The Shows Must Go On!.

Some thoughts, after seeing it?

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