How does one become a more productive writer? Often, I found myself banging my head against the wall as I struggled to find time for writing. Or when I faced a blank sheet of paper and felt creatively drained. Recently I've increased my word count significantly. I discovered how to create space in my own life to write [...]
How do some entrepreneurs, authors, and business owners seem to pull off successful projects and yet barely seem to break a sweat? They make it look easy, while the rest of us are left wondering how we could duplicate their project success. How can we learn from them and manage our projects more effectively? Let's remove the mystery. Here are 15 [...]
November 1 came around. You started NanoWriMo like a champ. This time, your outline was ready. You wrote every day and the words flowed forth onto your screen until...you lost your sanity. Perfectly normal when trying to write at least 1,667 words per day for an entire month! You are not alone! You can survive NaNoWriMo and [...]
I knew I had someone else's dream job when I hyperventilated during a presentation. Struggling to gather my breath and embarrassed, I managed to finish my speech without being carted away in a stretcher. Something changed in me that day. I felt like a failure at my latest job. I tried to make it work [...]
An excerpt from my book Layoff Reboot: Establish a Morning Routine This was a game changer for me. Once my job ended, I felt a bit lost. I spent two weeks feeling sorry for myself and wondering what to do. I cleaned up some of the clutter in my house, but nothing was moving me [...]
When we're faced with a struggling project at work, we look for root cause, and then determine ways to improve. The same principles can apply to the projects we tackle in our personal lives. Learn 6 ideas for rescuing a struggling project.
Struggling with setbacks and challenges? A shift in thinking called growth mindset can help you overcome, and even thrive in tough situations.
When we lose focus on our habits, we feel lost. Blocked. Stuck. We start over again because we are resilient. Start building your habit over again with just 15 minutes a day--the most important 15 minutes of your day.