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Millennials are taught to exude perfectionism and to be perfect.
Attention to detail — perfectionism, maybe — is both what makes the Hurricanes commit one of the best running backs in the country and a character trait which can occasionally veer into quirkiness.
Ohio State coach Urban Meyer, scarred by his perfectionism at Florida, held a Victory Meal after each of them.
Gelb, the director of cult documentary Jiro Dreams of Sushi, spoke with Esquire about the perfectionism of chefs, the process of shooting such a visually remarkable series, and what comes next for Chef's Table.
While Cook has proved an able steward of the brand (and is by all accounts a better human being than Jobs), the company is no longer driven by the relentless perfectionism that made the early iPhones so breathtaking.
That perfectionism can lead to two typical responses.
Social media is just one of many factors emerging in the latest trends, with others including perfectionism and over-commitment among privileged kids, and the often all-too-real threat of violence and instability for poor and working-class teens.
But others manage a compromise with their inner perfectionism and get their work done.
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