Archive For The “Personal” Category
There’s no better way to force a confrontation with self-deception than to unplug completely for a few days, alone, with nothing but your thoughts to keep you company.
By all means, plan and plot and set goals. Such is eminently salutary. But don’t skimp on the “how.” Develop your own list of behavioral maxims that govern the way you’ll tackle your goals and circumvent your obstacles.
Every writer who loves the craft ought to own a manual typewriter. Not only are they supremely useful for filling out paper forms, but possessing the accouterments of authorship reminds yourself daily that writing is a vocation, not a hobby.
Forrest Gump teaches us that life is like a box of chocolates. I disagree. Life is like a project, and holding fast to a clear PM methodology can mean the difference between success and failure in achieving your dreams.