Every writer I know desires to write that next Great American book. They talk about it with their friends, their family encourages them, and yet years go by and they’ve barely touched the book. Why? They have not established good writing goals.
I’ve mentioned on this blog before, writing is hard work. But setting goals will make your writing Adventure that much better.
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This podcast episode was originally published, Wednesday, March 15, 2017. This has become one of the most popular episodes of this podcast. I know you’ll enjoy this encore episode. New episode next week.
Do you look at the hundreds of unread emails in your inbox and wonder if you’ll ever get to them? I can’t tell you how often someone asks me how I deal with 5 different email accounts. It’s easier than you think.
In this episode, I’m going to dive into 4 things I do daily to keep my email under control. If you follow these simple steps, your email will no longer control you, you’ll control it. I also have some exciting things I’ve been working while on hiatus and can’t wait to share them with you.
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Whether you’re a content producer, business owner, or working 9 to 5, if we don’t have our priorities straight, we’ll remain distracted. These distractions keep us from remaining focused on what’s most important in life.
In today’s episode, we’re talking about keep distractions at bay and remaining focused to accomplish our tasks. Without the proper tools, you’ll get sucked into facebook or youtube and you’ve wasted your day before you know it.
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Like a construction worker, I need tools that will help me focus on writing. This toolbox is filled with ideas, electronics, pens, swipe files, books and more. But we all need quality software to help us write more effectively.
Name the software and I’ve tried it; Microsoft Word, Desk.pm, and even Evernote. While all great software, for what they’re created for, they’re not created for writing books. In-fact, I wrote my first novel using Microsoft Word. Now, there’s nothing wrong with Word, however it becomes increasingly difficult the longer your book becomes.
As a writer, it’s easy to say, sit down and write to someone who is aspiring to be a writer. But the truth is, if you want to be a writer, you have to sit down to write. Every writer wants to take their craft to the next level, and be more productive, and in today’s episode, I’ll show you how.
Today, I want to give you three things that will elevate your writing to the next level. These three things I do every week, and the results pay off. I’ve been published in newspapers, the Huffington Post and numerous blogs. If you’re wanting to be a writer, this is the episode for you.
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Do you find yourself running tired. You get your eight hours of sleep, but you still find your efforts falling short? When we learn to focus our efforts on what matters most, we’ll find ourselves recharged and energized to continue the fight one more day.
In today’s episode, I want to walk you through 6 techniques I use daily to recharge and focus on what I need to accomplish. With Facebook, Twitter, hundreds of emails, it’s hard to keep up with the demand. But if you take these things to heart, I guarantee you’ll find freedom in the areas you need it most.
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I love naps! They are the spice of life. They keep me going. But have you ever felt guilty by taking naps in the middle of the day? Been at your desk for long periods and find yourself drifting off to sleep?
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I’m writing this on a Sunday evening, after I’ve taken an hour nap. I feel great, like I could take on the whole world. Well, maybe just my task of writing this post.