“Homaira brilliantly shares how to unshackle ourselves so we can show up fully, share our voices, and contribute our gifts for the betterment of all.”

Marci Shimoff

#1 NY Times best-selling author, Happy for No Reason and Chicken Soup for the Woman’s Soul.

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Top 10 Women’s
Leadership Books of 2023

Top 50 Psychology
Books of 2023

Why are so many kind and conscious women insecure in their relationships or needlessly hard on themselves for things they readily forgive in others? And why do so many competent and successful women shy away from opportunities, keep proving themselves, and feel like a fraud despite their achievements?

 

Grounded in science and research and filled with relatable stories, Goodbye, Perfect is a must-read leadership and personal development book for women who have fallen into the toxic traps of perfectionism, approval seeking and endless doing.

 

It offers a paradigm shift in our approach to women’s flourishing and teaches us how to reclaim joy, ease and self-compassion as fundamental tenets of a brave and purpose-driven life.

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Mari Shimoff

Testimonials

“Now, more than ever, the world needs empowered women. In Goodbye Perfect, Homaira Kabir brilliantly shares how to unshackle ourselves so we can show up fully, share our voices, and contribute our gifts for the betterment of all.”

Marci Shimoff

#1 NY Times best-selling author, Happy for No Reason and Chicken Soup for the Woman’s Soul.

Dr. Marshall Goldsmith

Testimonials

“Let go of the self-doubt and perfectionism that holds you back with Goodbye Perfect! Teaching actionable steps to break the toxic cycle, Homaira gives you the tools you need to focus energy on the most important aspects of your life and make the biggest impact.”

Dr. Marshall Goldsmith

Is the #1 Executive Coach and New York, Times bestselling author of The Earned Life,Triggers and What Got You Here Won’t Get You There.

Dorie Clark

Testimonials

"Goodbye Perfect combines scientific rigor and heartfelt passion to help women let go of the behaviors that get in the way of their joy and flourishing. Its powerful vision is to enable all of us to live authentic and purposeful lives."

Dorie Clark

Wall Street Journal bestselling author of The Long Game and executive education faculty, Duke University Fuqua School of Business

Gloria Feldt

Testimonials

“Homaira’s deep wisdom, science-based knowledge and genuine passion for helping women in their personal and professional growth is evident on every page of this paradigm-shifting book.”

Gloria Feldt

Cofounder and President of Take The Lead, Best-selling Author of Intentioning, member of 2022 Forbes 50 over 50, and Glamour's "Woman of the Year".

Sandra Joseph

Testimonials

"Homaira Kabir is the voice we need now to help women find their own voice. In Goodbye Perfect, she gifts us not only with her brilliance and passion, but with an actionable framework for self-confidence that women can implement- starting today.”

Sandra Joseph

Broadway star, author of Unmasking What Matters

Embrace Who You Are and Grow

Into Your Highest Potential 

At its core, Goodbye, Perfect is a woman’s path to more joy and success
 in life, love, and leadership.

 

It’s about cultivating an empowered relationship with yourself by embracing your emotional landscape, being honest in your relationships, and connecting to who you truly are and what matters most to you.

 

And then living with the unfolding joys and vulnerabilities of being true to yourself in a world that doesn’t make it easy for women.

01 Understand
Your Stories

Uncover your subconscious beliefs by identifying which of the 6 common masks of perfection you most relate with.

02 Connect to Your
Sources of Power

Build the skills and capacities that lead to greater perspective, deeper connection, and a stronger intuition.

03 Find and Own
Your Purpose

Connect with the potential that’s ready to actualize at this time in your life and overcome your own resistance to it.

04 Step Forward with
Confidence

Arm yourself with strategies to step out with courage, stay resilient, and say goodbye to the imposter syndrome for good.

About Homaira Kabir

Homaira Kabir has helped thousands of women create transformative results across all areas of their lives through her deep expertise and fresh perspective on women’s flourishing. Her seminal postgraduate research on confidence upends everything we know about what confidence is, how it emerges, and what women can do to build it.

 

Through her speaking, writing, and coaching, she emphasizes the importance of the ‘right kind’ of confidence and offers a tested path to flourishing that addresses women’s unique needs, challenges, and aspirations in the 21 st century.

 

Her work has appeared in media around the world including Forbes, Happify, The Huffington Post and Thrive Global. She has been called “inspirational”, “a beacon of hope”, and “a ray of sunshine in dark times”.

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