28 min

Dealing with Perfectionism as PhD Student with Isabeau Iqbal The PhD Life Raft Podcast

    • Education

Isabeau Iqbal focuses on working with “ambitious perfectionists” and in this week’s episode she helps us unpick perfectionism and understand the elements which may be at play.
 
We talk about ‘analysis paralysis’ and the experience of stuckness.
 
Iabeau points out the positive elements of the perfectionist mindset and suggests ways to identify and build on your strengths.
 
Finally, Isabeau shares a top tip about priorities and orientating yourself.



Following-up the episode, Isabeau has suggested 4 assessments for knowing your strengths:
 
VIA Character Strengths Survey https://www.viacharacter.org/ (free)
 
Standout by Marcus Buckingham: https://www.marcusbuckingham.com/ (free at present)
 
High5: https://high5test.com/ (free)
 
CliftonStrengths Assessment (paid) https://www.gallup.com/cliftonstrengths/en/252137/home.aspx



You can find out more about Isabeu’s work here:  
Website: www.isabeauiqbal.com
LinkedIn: https://ca.linkedin.com/in/isabeauiqbal




The PhD Life Raft will be running a 5 Day ‘Perfectionism Purge’ Challenge 4th-8th July.  You can sign-up to the waitlist here:  https://emmab.kartra.com/page/perfectwaitlist

Isabeau Iqbal focuses on working with “ambitious perfectionists” and in this week’s episode she helps us unpick perfectionism and understand the elements which may be at play.
 
We talk about ‘analysis paralysis’ and the experience of stuckness.
 
Iabeau points out the positive elements of the perfectionist mindset and suggests ways to identify and build on your strengths.
 
Finally, Isabeau shares a top tip about priorities and orientating yourself.



Following-up the episode, Isabeau has suggested 4 assessments for knowing your strengths:
 
VIA Character Strengths Survey https://www.viacharacter.org/ (free)
 
Standout by Marcus Buckingham: https://www.marcusbuckingham.com/ (free at present)
 
High5: https://high5test.com/ (free)
 
CliftonStrengths Assessment (paid) https://www.gallup.com/cliftonstrengths/en/252137/home.aspx



You can find out more about Isabeu’s work here:  
Website: www.isabeauiqbal.com
LinkedIn: https://ca.linkedin.com/in/isabeauiqbal




The PhD Life Raft will be running a 5 Day ‘Perfectionism Purge’ Challenge 4th-8th July.  You can sign-up to the waitlist here:  https://emmab.kartra.com/page/perfectwaitlist

28 min

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