Category: Don’t Do This

What we do to get ourselves good and stuck. Don’t do it!

Don’t Be Alone

Don’t Be Alone

According to the organization for professional trainers, the American Society of Training and Development, we can’t do everything alone. The following stats reflect a person’s likelihood of completing a project: -If you hear an idea (or I suspect, think up an idea), you have a 10% chance of turning it into a project. -If you …

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Distractions, Dips, and Dives

Distractions, Dips, and Dives

How you handle the inevitable distractions, dips, and dives of life determines if you can get unstuck and stay unstuck. Distractions are the little things we can live with and without. Watching one rerun of Seinfeld or House, M.D. is o.k. but if you make watching a weekend marathon a priority ahead of your creative …

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Don’t Wait for Large Swaths of Time

Don’t Wait for Large Swaths of Time

We over estimate the need for large swaths of free time to work on our projects and we under estimate how much we can get done in small, but numerous chunks of time. We sit in inactivity, waiting for the promise of a week, a month, a year of free time to finally get us into a …

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