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Unleashing Your Professional Confidence: Overcoming Perfectionism in the Workplace

  • April 23, 2024
  • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Virtual Conference Bridge


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Session Details:

Perfection is one of the most pervasive challenges facing leaders – in fact, 92 percent of people struggle with some form of perfectionism. We too often believe that if we achieve perfection, we will also achieve happiness and success – this belief is holding us back. Symptoms of perfectionism include unrealistic expectations, fear of failure, procrastination, control, people-pleasing, self-criticism, conflict avoidance, feeling stuck, imposter syndrome, indecision, and anxiety.

These symptoms are hindering your leaders and your workplace – 86 percent of leaders believe their work is impacted by these perfectionist expectations. In Overcoming Perfectionism, you will learn how to take your energy toward perfectionism and turn it to success. You will learn about the two types of perfectionism, how perfectionism patterns impact your leadership abilities, and the bold moves to take to break free from it.

Attendees will leave feeling more empowered than ever before and will have the tools to help them lead with excellence and build their confidence.

  • Learning Objective 1: The 2 types of perfectionism, their impact in the workplace, and what to do about it.
  • Learning Objective 2: The shifts to make in the workplace to teach leaders to lead with excellence.
  • Learning Objective 3: The tools and action plan necessary for continued success beyond the presentation.

Speaker Bio:

Vitale Buford Hardin

Vitale Buford Hardin, leading expert in Perfectionism and how it permeates corporate culture and individual performance, is the President and CEO of The Hardin Group. Having led two University studies focused on perfectionism in the workplace, Vitale is a true pioneer of thought leadership in this space.

This study Revealed that 85% of workplaces have cultures of perfectionism as well as 86% of leaders in these workplaces seeing their work affected by perfectionism, further solidifying perfectionism as a crucial topic to be addressed in every work environment. Throughout Vitale’s life, she has overcome struggles with perfectionism and addiction which propelled her to becoming a published author, nationally recognized speaker and iPEC-certified executive coach.

She brings 15 years of corporate experience to her custom trainings, strategic advisory, culture change initiatives and performance coaching.



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