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Running on Adrenaline

Writing requires energy. Life requires energy! What fuel are you running on? Many people these days are frantically running from place to place, working too many hours, volunteering for too many projects, working nights and weekends (partly) because of a … Continue reading

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Drains in Disguise

I was wrong–again. For twenty years, I’ve told students and wannabe writers that you have to put the writing first! Do it before other things take over your day. Fight the impulse to clean your kitchen first, or straighten your … Continue reading

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Can You Compartmentalize?

When re-reading Getting It Done by Andrew J. DuBrin, PH.D., I came to a section on dealing with procrastination. One suggestion is something I’d like your feedback on. He said you can make progress with procrastination if you “compartmentalize spheres of … Continue reading

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Taking Effective Action

In the August edition of Randy Ingermanson’s free (wonderfully  helpful) newsletter, there was a link to a free e-book describing a new time management system Randy is using. (For back issues of Randy’s newsletter, go here.)  Since “free” is one … Continue reading

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