The Shortest Point I know how cliche and obvious it sounds but.. If you find yourself getting hours into your work and not being able see anything complete, you're probably taking what I call "side roads" to your goal. Unfortunately, as in real life, side roads don't always lead back to the main road (your goal) and can sap your creativity in the process. Start At The … [Read more...] about Draw A Line To Boost Your Productivity
As entrepreneurs we sometimes feel like we're just crashing through this life pursuing a never-ending list of goals. I want to make sure that you don't do that if you spend time on my blog. I believe strongly that you MUST learn to enjoy the journey because the end is, after all, DEATH! You don't want to turn around at 85 and say "If only I'd taken the time to enjoy X or Y or … [Read more...] about 5 Reasons To Keep A Gratitude Journal
What Was I Thinking? How many of you have done this? You're reading something or talking to someone when a great blog post idea hits you. You struggle for your tablet, phone or a scrap of paper to write the idea down. You get the gist of it in a lame note to yourself but you think at least you got it. Hours later, when you try to make sense of what you wrote down, you scratch … [Read more...] about Get That Blog Post Written Faster!
What Are Realistic Goals? Be careful here. I'm not talking about safe, non-challenging, non-growth goals that are easily achievable. What I mean here is not lying to yourself to feel like your accomplishing something. What Success Have You Had In The Past? This is a key element to goal setting. Again, I'm not saying set goals that stretch you no more than you've stretched … [Read more...] about The Importance of Realistic Goals
The Challenges As I mentioned in my last post, this blog has several areas that need improvement and updating. Here are the ones I'm going to tackle first and a little about how I plan on doing it. I'm planning to write a separate post for each one I feel warrants it. Otherwise, I'll combine a few of the simpler issues in one post. OK. Let's get to it. Here are the issues … [Read more...] about Rebuilding A Blog – The Outline