Episode 6: Overcoming Perfectionism

We talk with Lisa Van Gemert, the “Gifted Guru,” about perfectionism. We clear up some misperceptions and discuss strategies to deal with the challenges perfectionism presents.

About the guest - Lisa Van Gemert is an expert consultant to television shows including Lifetime’s “Child Genius,” and a writer of award-winning lesson plans. She has written numerous published articles on social psychology and pedagogy, and is the author of Perfectionism: A Practical Guide to Managing Never Good Enough. She is a co-founder of The Gifted Guild, a professional community for educators of the gifted.

Links of interest: Gifted Guru, Twitter, FacebookPerfectionism: A Practical Guide to Managing Never Good Enough, Adelson/Wilson study