Entries by Andrea P. Howe

Impeccability vs. Perfection: Who’s Got Your Back?

At first glance, the difference between Impeccability and Perfection is slight. Taking a closer look, they are very different characters, each with a profoundly different impact when it comes to building trust. Here’s the punch line, delivered by a recovering perfectionist: Impeccability is your friend; Perfection is not. A Character Study: Perfection vs. Impeccability Let’s […]

To Hug or Not to Hug?

I’ve had several awkward moments greeting several different clients in the past few months, where the unspoken question for both of us has been, “To hug or not to hug?” The question seems to arise with clients who fall in two categories: 1 – Business friends – these are clients with whom I don’t necessarily […]