Today is day 25 of the first ever 10,000 Word Challenge: an experiment in building the writing habit, with a little mutual support and accountability from the 100+ participants thrown in the mix. For my part, the challenge did not go at all the way I expected.
I have a lot of writing to do this month, and I love accountability challenges, so, I wanted to invite a few of you to join me in a “10,000 Word Challenge”. The goal of the challenge is simply this: write 10,000 words in the month of September. And you’re invited. If you already know
Another day is winding down. You look at your to do list and … sigh. Where has the time gone? Calls and meetings. Endless fires to put out. And there’s always someone else who needs you — your staff, your customers, your spouse, your kids. Sound familiar?
Despite our best efforts at self-improvement most of us find ourselves on unplanned mental wanderings at least a few times a day, and wondering where the time went. In this piece we’ll discuss eight strategies proven by science on how to get focused and eliminate procrastination. If you implement even one of these on a regular basis,