I view myself as a go-getter. Someone who is very productive. All my life I have been driven to set goals and achieve them. Most people that know me would completely agree with these statements. However, I have a little demon called procrastination inside of me. I’m sure we all do and like anything else some more than others. But, it is a quality in myself that I really dislike. The good thing is that I have it under control so that it doesn’t affect others. Most people would
Procrastination happens to many people for different reasons. It could be anything from being unsure about a task to feeling that you work best under pressure. There’s a lot of stress that comes along with procrastination and often times it doesn’t get you your best work. It’s easy to rationalize that there is time to get things done and put them off to another day, but doing so doesn’t allow for life to get in the way, and it often does. So, how do you stop procrastination?
Procrastinating can be overcome! I would love to say I never procrastinate, that I’m always getting things done early, never waiting until the last minute, etc., but that would be a work of fiction. In actuality, I know people who have never procrastinated a day in their lives. I unfortunately never adopted that as a complete lifestyle. I have, however, gotten better throughout the years. Here are a few tricks I’ve picked up that helped me stop procrastinating. 1. Eat The Fro
Time management can be a real struggle for a lot of us. If it were possible for someone to invent a way to add additional hours to the day, they would no doubt become an overnight billionaire. It seems like something that we ask for almost daily – more time. There is never enough time to get all the things done that we want or need to get done. It feels more like we are playing catch-up instead of getting ahead. The days of sitting back and relaxing right before a deadline ar
Many people have a to-do list. All too often though, we become overwhelmed that we don’t have the time to get everything accomplished. Tweaking how you create your to-do list can help you get your tasks crossed off. Let’s take a look at 3 ways you can do this so you can end your day with a real sense of accomplishment. 1. Focus on Quality, not Quantity! When creating your to-do list make sure you put things on it that you value accomplishing the most. The quality of your to-
Every writer has their own process and style. But every now and then we hit that creative brick wall commonly known as writer’s block. That’s when you really have to start brainstorming to get the wheels turning and the creative juices flowing. Whether you’re stuck for this week’s blog topic or you feel like your blog is in a rut and you just need some fresh ideas to get it turned around; you’ll want your brainstorming to net something solid. Here are some tips to ensure