From the archives. I wrote this back in 2014. Other than the fact that I'm back in the corporate world, not a lot has changed. I often second-guess myself. Am I good enough? Should I even bother writing? Will new clients want to hire me? (I know, I’m not supposed to admit … [Read more...] about I wouldn’t be where I am today without taking action
Phil: What would you do if you were stuck in one place and every day was exactly the same, and nothing that you did mattered? Ralph: That about sums it up for me. (From the movie Groundhog Day) My dad’s favorite movie is Groundhog Day. While I don’t appreciate the movie nearly … [Read more...] about Groundhog Day, The Definition of Insanity, and Fear
You have the power to change your schedule. Really. Just like we talked about stopping to check whether or not a particular task truly needs to be done, it’s often good to step back and evaluate what’s working and what isn’t. This can be simple: I realized recently that our … [Read more...] about Why you need to change what isn’t working today
I put off making the call for months. This is entirely too common a habit of mine, particularly when it comes to phone calls. A year and a half ago, my dental insurance changed and my current dentist was out of network. I cancelled my appointment on the theory that I could … [Read more...] about That nagging task you’ve been putting off? Do it today.
Are you more likely to do a little each day, or work in less frequent longer blocks of time? By doing a little bit each day, you can get a lot accomplished. We tend to overestimate how much we can accomplish in an hour or a week and underestimate how much we can accomplish in … [Read more...] about Top 10 Ways to Do a Little Each Day