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Better than Perfect by Elizabeth Lombardo

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CHAPTER 2

Are You a Perfectionist?

“If the world were perfect, it wouldn’t be.”

—YOGI BERRA

NOW LETS GET a better sense of the degree to which perfectionism shows up in your life. To help you do that, I’ve designed the self-scoring quiz below. Before you read on, I encourage you to take a few moments to complete it.

Relax! There are no right or wrong answers. Our only goal is to pinpoint your perfectionist “hot buttons” so we can zero in on them.

You can either take the quiz on paper or complete it online—whatever works best for you. If you prefer taking it online, just go to www.ElizabethLombardo.com/BetterThanPerfect. Let’s get started.

EXERCISE: PERFECTIONIST SELF-ASSESSMENT

On a scale from 1 to 4, rate how much you agree with each statement: ...

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