Tag «focus»

Heading off into the Weeds

Ok, I’m sure that you’ve all heard this phrase at one point or another. Generally, it is used to refer to a point where you’ve veered so far off topic that you’re not getting anywhere. But I’d like you to take a few moments to consider what might be out there. While you’re doing that, …

Don’t Limit Yourself

Today, I’d like to talk about the two most damaging words in any language, anywhere: I can’t It makes me a little bit sad to think of all of the amazing things that could have been, had they not fallen victim to those two words. All that potential lost. What’s worse is that it’s a …

Will you or won’t you?

There was a stretch – certainly nothing recent – where I wrote every day for 144 straight days. It started out as a way of trying to measure my productivity. For those of you that don’t know, I am a big fan of using spreadsheets. Which is kinda funny, because if I had to rely …

Focus–Or wax on, wax off

So, the holidays bring a slew of time management how-to posts for writers, usually some variation of staying productive in the face of the emotional roller coaster of stress-shopping, uncomfortable parties, and that one family member that never got the memo about not discussing politics at the dinner table. But few posts bother talking about …