Knowing what needs to be done is only part of the fuel that helps us move a project to finished. That doesn’t take into account all the underlying obstacles (many of our […]
5 Questions to Ask Yourself That Will Help You Overcome Thrash
Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Jenn Labin. Ugh, thrash. The silent productivity killer. The “I’m-busy-so-I-must-be-accomplishing-something” fallacy. How do you know if you’re guilty of thrash? In Charlie’s book Start Finishing, […]
Procrastinating on a Writing Project? Use the 300-Words Trick
There’s something about writing that makes it especially easy to procrastinate, even when you’re motivated to do it. An email conversation with a reader got me thinking more about this.
If you’ve ever procrastinated or felt stuck on a writing project, you’ve most likely felt like you don’t have enough time to write or you don’t know what to write about. This trick solves both problems.
Stop Lying and Start Creating
Editor’s note: I recorded this as a podcast for Productive Flourishing long after I originally published this post. I hope you enjoy it, and if you’d like to hear more episodes of the […]
To Work or Not to Work…That Is the Question
Some days you wake up knowing that you’re not going to get much done (today was one of those days for me). Popular wisdom would tell you to drink your joe, open […]