Taming the distraction llama

To get things done! How many times a day do you find yourself being distracted from what you?re doing? I was distracted twice just typing this first sentence. In his book, Hyperfocus, Chris Bailey talks about how long we can maintain focus when sitting in front of a computer – just 40 seconds. Doesn?t sound right does it! But when …

From procrastination to motivation

Making the shift! A couple of weeks ago I wrote about overcoming procrastination. I shared my own, excruciating process of writing blogs and feeling frustrated by it. I offered some questions to help decide whether tasks were worth doing at all and, if so, taking a ?just do it? approach. Once I?d published the blog I discreetly slipped back into …

Overcome procrastination

And get moving! I don?t procrastinate over many things but when I do it?s exhausting. Most of my blogs, including this one, take around two weeks to complete. I spend so much time trying to work out the right topic, writing a little bit, getting distracted or finding a reason to stop, then rewriting what I?ve already written over and …