All posts tagged: Procrastination

UNdo list, to-do list, playtime, priority, ImaginePublicity

Creating the “UN” To-Do List!

What could squelch creativity more than being overwhelmed by a gigantic “to-do” list and feeling completely paralyzed? In the age of technology,  if you search the term “how to un-do a to-do list” the results are related to a general instruction of how to correct a document on a computer. So, what is the “UN” to-do list? It’s a way of paring down today’s pace and putting it into proper perspective for a more balanced work life, and integrating time to play or re-charge. If we don’t regularly back away from work, we become less productive and the long hours take a toll on everything we do. 1. Prioritize what “to-do” Start the day of work life to-do list with the number 1 most important thing “to-do?”  Then just do it! Close off all other avenues of distraction and concentrate, focus on that number 1, most important item. Shut off the phone, close down all other tabs and windows, close the door and finish item number 1. Procrastination is probably one of the biggest productivity …

7 Warning Signs That You’ve Given Up on Your Dreams

Reprinted from Dumb Little Man and written by Henri Junttila. (please look at the bottom of the post for information and links to Henri’s site…highly recommended for motivation!) What do you REALLY want from life? What’s your big dream? Are you taking steps toward it? If not, why not? What’s stopping you from taking action today? Perhaps you’re scared, or maybe you’ve built a huge wall of procrastination that you’ll never scale. Whatever it is, you probably think it has merit. In fact, you may have simply stopped thinking about your dreams because you’ve given up. It’s too bad. People in much worse situations than you have created the life of their dreams. You may have excuses and obstacles standing in your way, but you can transcend them. However, it only happens when you’re ready. Here are seven warning signs that you’ve given up on your dreams:   Excuses Everyone makes excuses. Fleeting excuses are fine but problems begin when you stick to the same excuse over and over again. That’s when you start believing that it’s real and …