Striving for perfection and rejecting anything less can become an obstacle to innovation, creativity and satisfaction in the accomplishment of everyday tasks and goals. Focusing on progress will highlight the fact that everyday tasks and goals are actually baby steps on the way to the achievement of the highest accomplishments. By focusing on progress, you'll learn to enjoy the journey as well as the destination. This article offers six progress-oriented strategies you can use that will free you from excessive self-criticism and increase your creativity, satisfaction and confidence.