Teach Girls bravery, not perfection - getting comfortable with imperfection and taking risks

Discussion created by Supriya_Khadke-esristaff Employee on Aug 13, 2018
Latest reply on Aug 16, 2018 by SConnors-esristaff

Often times we get caught up in working to be perfect. We strive to make the perfect map, write the most robust code, or obsess over making the right decisions. But, in our pursuit for perfection do we lose the opportunity to take risks? Below is a TED video reviewing how we can start to make changes to our society and encourage girls and women to be brave. 



Source: TED 


Discussion Questions: 

  • What do you think? 
  • In what ways do you find yourself spending more time being perfect rather than taking risks? 
  • Do you think women have to strive to be perfect to overcome inequalities in the workplace and what are some ways we can start taking more risks in the geospatial community?