TweetThe karmic backlash for trying to overcome procrastination is the immediate onset of an excuse tsunami — a galvanized frontal assault of fabulous rationalizations. It’s tempting to cave in. Here’s how I handled a similar situation and bested it…
As a self-employed single mom of two teens, my plate is constantly full. In the past I’ve typically used pressure to help me manage the demands. Now I use a different tactic. It works well without the exhausting fallout that goes with last-minute effort and rushing.
TweetI just watched Michael Sliwinski’s 10-minute chat with Seth Godin. The discussion circled around Seth’s prolific content development schedule. I’d encourage anyone involved with writing or blogging or starting a business to watch the interview. The following are a few quick…
As a writer I’ve embraced “good enough.” I strive to be fabulous but I’ve learned otherwise.
The radical act of doing nothing reveals unforeseen options. Just ask Peter Bregman.
Organize your content into easily updated, topic-centered portals. Using Scoop.It, I curate two topics: Productivity Tips & Tricks , and Productivity Backwash (where productive people go to waste time). Easy, fun, and accessible.
Size does matter. When my new Twitter followers show up, I often check their profiles. Most of them have, like, 2 million folks following them. Last count I had, uhm, 86.
Before I start any writing project, I check off my ten essentials and make sure they’re in order. They save TIME and ENERGY and they support successful completion no matter how resistant I am.