My tip for this week is targeted to those of us who do something artistic: do your writing, painting, violin practice before you do your marketing or get on with the rest of your day. I know that’s not what people usually tell you to do. Most people think that you should do the stuff you have to do first, before you get onto the stuff you really want to do.
But I’ve put the writing first, because if I don’t do it first, it tends not to get done.
My point is that you should do what you’re passionate about first, before you get on with the stuff you have to do, so that you don’t get resentful. As always, put the timer on for 1 or 2 or 3 hours, and stop when it beeps. Get up, stretch, do yoga, grab a snack. Then sit down and get on with the marketing, or whatever it is that you really have to do that day. Having spent some time doing something you really care about, you will find that you’re ready to focus.
Have a fabulous week!