How painting helps curb my ADHD compulsiveness

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+11 Tweet Share11 Pin Share13 StumbleShares 25 As an ADHDer, I tend to also be a bit OCD and compulsive. I overwork things, and have a tough time moving on to the next task. Am I finished? Is it good enough? Should I work on it some more? Maybe I should go back and fuss over it. At times I have worked …

Follow Through: How I Finished My First Children’s Book

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+14 Tweet Share24 Pin Share19 StumbleShares 47If you have ADHD, you know that following through can be tough. Almost impossible, even. Or at least it seems that way, most of the time. Just being creative, having wonderful ideas, and having bits and pieces of your project started are not enough. You. Have. To. Actually. Finish. Things. You know what I’m …

How to Stay on Track in the New Year

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+1 Tweet Share7 Pin Share12 StumbleShares 19 This is the time of year when we all set out with good intentions, make long lists of things we want to accomplish, and have new hope that the clean slate of a new year will bring us success. And then we waver, doubting our own ability to follow through and actually DO the …

How to Make Decisions Quickly so You Can Keep Moving

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+1 Tweet Share2 Pin Share StumbleShares 2You’re careful in your business, because you’re serious about it. You weigh things meticulously before making decisions, or maybe you even agonize over decisions, putting them off until you have just the right and perfect answer. And you probably think you’re doing the right thing. But that caution in decision-making may be precisely what’s …

The 80/20 Rule

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+1 Tweet Share Pin Share StumbleShares 0Are you focusing on what really matters? A few days ago I was having a conversation with a colleague about being able to get it all done. He was beating himself up (naturally) about what he wasn’t accomplishing, when he had just put out an incredible amount of forward-thinking, creative effort that expanded the …

How to Reduce Entrepreneurial Overwhelm

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+1 Tweet Share Pin Share StumbleShares 0This post accompanies my interview with Sterling Valentine of Debossified. Listen to the audio where Sterling interviews me about reducing entrepreneurial overwhelm here. Let’s face it—it’s an ADD world, even for those without ADD. People, things, and situations move fast. We have so many responsibilities, so much depends on us. There are so many options, so many ways …

5 Steps to Prioritize Your Work Day

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+1 Tweet Share Pin Share StumbleShares 0Yep, it’s difficult to prioritize your work day when it feels like everything on your plate is screaming at you and you’re drowning in things that absolutely have to get done. It takes focus, attention, and discipline. You may not get it right every time—but if you follow these 5 steps, you’ll keep getting …

How Time Tracking Can Make You More Profitable

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+1 Tweet1 Share Pin1 Share StumbleShares 2   If you’re wondering why you’re not making as much money as you’d like, it could be the way you’re tracking your time. Or, like so many creative business owners, it could be that you’re not tracking your time. If I asked you how you spend your work time, could you tell me? …

How to Stop Wasting Time

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+1 Tweet Share Pin Share StumbleShares 0I saw a statistic this morning that the average person wastes fully one-third of their work day – one-third! And that’s before you take into consideration that the remaining two-thirds can’t be entirely billable or income producing. Once you do get focused on work, a good portion of that remaining time will be allocated …

How to Move Forward Faster by Being Better at Making Decisions

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+1 Tweet Share Pin Share StumbleShares 0You’re careful in your business, because you’re serious about it. You weigh things meticulously before making decisions, or maybe you even agonize over decisions, putting them off until you have just the right and perfect answer. And you probably think you’re doing the right thing. But that caution in decision-making may be precisely what’s …