How to Delegate When You’re a Perfectionist at Heart

Melody Wilding, LMSW
4 min readFeb 28, 2022
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As a senior director at a fintech company, Adrianna’s identity was deeply intertwined with the quality of her work. Although her focus on excellence had helped build a multi-million dollar business unit, she moved through her day as if it were her duty to execute every task, even if it was below her responsibility level. Adrianna came to me for coaching because she felt frustrated and resentful.

Melody Wilding, LMSW

Author of TRUST YOURSELF. Executive coach to Sensitive Strivers. Human behavior professor. Featured in NYT, NBC, CNN.