Productivity

#MotivationMonday Baby Steps Get You There

This past weekend, I ran my first race since April, 2013. It was 2 miles, and while I'm in the process of training for a 5K, I just started that training a couple of weeks ago. Halfway through the race - at about the one mile mark - I started to wonder why I had… Continue reading #MotivationMonday Baby Steps Get You There

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#MotivationMonday Create Habits to Make Repetitive Tasks “Mindless” Tasks

When you have a lot of daily tasks, it can be daunting to check them off. Sometimes, too, we develop bad habits with regards to daily tasks. When you have a lot of repetitive tasks, it makes sense to track them as you would a habit, so that they become automatic to you. Define The… Continue reading #MotivationMonday Create Habits to Make Repetitive Tasks “Mindless” Tasks

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#MotivationMonday The Fine Art of Writing a Crappy First Draft

I'm working on a novel, Dances With Crazy, for NaNoWriMo (You can follow my journey here), and I'm 10,009 words in. Those 10,009 words are very rough, they make up what Anne Lamott in Bird By Bird called a "shitty first draft." Giving yourself permission to write a less than stellar first draft is perhaps the most important… Continue reading #MotivationMonday The Fine Art of Writing a Crappy First Draft

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What I’m Working On: July 2017

It's been hot here in Kansas, and we have the air conditioning bill to prove it. I am not a person who enjoys the heat, and I need good ways to cut back on the bill - so if you have suggestions, please share them with me! Since the last time I updated, I've been… Continue reading What I’m Working On: July 2017

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What I’ve Been Working On – January

January has been an interesting month, full of your usual "getting started for the year"-type tasks. We had some freezing rain earlier this month, and I've been settling into the new routine for the year. It's a fresh year, and there's good stuff on the horizon! Consulting Work In the past few months, I've done… Continue reading What I’ve Been Working On – January

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How I Get Things Done Part III: Completing Tasks

It's time to talk about how I go about accomplishing all of those goals and completing all the projects on my list. In the introduction of this series, I discussed my needs when it comes to a system for productivity. In the first part of this series, I talked about the different productivity theories that… Continue reading How I Get Things Done Part III: Completing Tasks