If you see anything that you deem perfect - whether it’s a beautiful work of art, a stellar dance performance, a breakthrough scientific study, or the embroidery on a favourite cushion- you can be sure that there was someone who labored for hours to make sure that they got it ’just right’.

A person who pays attention to the details clearly communicates to the world that they care. People view them as trustworthy, intelligent, resourceful, and quality-conscious. Those who produce half-hearted projects and make no effort to notice are seen as lazy and incompetent.

Fortunately, detail-orientation is a trait that we’re all capable of cultivating. In this week’s episode, you’ll learn five things you do to build on your effort to pay attention to the details.