How to go the distance.
As you proceed in your online ventures, there are going to be times when you just need to pump your self up a little bit. Here are some tips that have become my “go juice” if you will.
- Put on your thinking cap. Yes, every morning, I have a serious brainstorming session where I go over my business and meticulously ask myself “Are there gaps?”. Then, I fill those gaps. Seomtimes, the gaps take several days, sometimes longer, but I put them on the list and schedule a time to work them
- The everyday same old. Alright this just means the ho hum, everyday details that need to be done. I spice that up after I schedule a time for each of those. Maybe I hang the necessary tasks one by one from the ceiling, written on a note card. Maybe I write it on the mirror in lipstick so it will haunt me the next morning, if I know I’ll put that task off. I might spell it out by using cheerios as letters if I really want to get my attention (I have found this to be very effective for my teenagers).
- Having said all this, I bring you to my next point which is..”It doesn’t have to be fun…it just has to get done”. What I mean is, I take those tasks and I just…do them. Even if there’s no time to make it look pretty on paper (or table, hanging from ceiling…whatever)
- Withdraw and analyze. At the end of the day, I go over my business one more time. And that’s really the secret to my success. I am diligent.