Let’s face it. Writing is hard work. And it gets even harder if you’re like me, haven’t had enough practice, have a day job, have two young children, and other responsibilities. So, I jump at any checklist or guide that would help me hone my writing skills. Here’s 12 steps I adapted from reading AnnContinue reading “12 Steps to Creating Ridiculously Great Content [Part 1]”
How can you achieve breakthrough results? Before I answer that, let’s define what are breakthrough results. Breakthrough results are the kind of results that were once deemed to be impossible. But now not only it is possible, it is also achievable.
I recently asked a client what’s her work flow like? She stared at me for a moment. I knew at once she has not mapped out her work flow. After a few questions, we were able to identify the steps required for her to get things done. As a systems and process consultant, I’ve alwaysContinue reading “Why Having Clarity Helps You Get More Done”
If you listen attentively to what people say when they talk about their desires, you’ll invariably discover some aspects of their lives that they’d want to change. And yet, very few would attempt the change. Some attribute time, or the lack of it, as their primary reason for not taking action. Others would suggest the lackContinue reading “How I Use Writing To Overcome My Fears”
Quick, answer this: What are you passionate about? If you were able to answer it without batting an eyelid, good. If you were able to give a one-word answer, splendid. But what if you struggle to find a response to that question? The good news — you are not alone. The better news — youContinue reading “Write To Figure Your Life Out”
I want to write better. The first thing I did was to check out books on writing. So far I’ve read five books on writing. My favorite is Ann Handley’s, Everybody Writes: Your Go-To Guide to Creating Ridiculously Good Content. Next, I just need to write. And write every day. However, the thought of writingContinue reading “What You Need To Know About Writing”
To date, I have written an article every day for 77 days. Full disclosure: I’ve fallen off the bandwagon, many times. But each time, I would get back up and start again. Today, I’d like to share with you five tips to keeping up with this daily habit of writing.
A habit is simply a set of actions that one takes when certain conditions occur. In other words, when this happens, you do that. Replace “this” with “specific conditions”, and “that” with “responsive set of actions”. Some examples: When I am hungry, I eat. When I wake up, I check my phone. When I amContinue reading “Six Steps to Developing Constructive Habits”
What do you do soon after you are awake? Do you check your email? Or Facebook, Twitter? Well, if you do, you’re like 80 percent of 18- to 44-year-olds who check their mobile devices soon after they are awake. You want to stop doing that. Because this seemingly harmless habit may be more destructive thanContinue reading “Why Checking Your Phone When You Awake Is A Bad Idea”
Fear. The most toxic emotion that will not only affect your outlook of life, but will also impact on your actions and consequently the outcomes. You must stare fear in the eye every single day by managing your state of mind. You then replace fear with emotions, powerful emotions that will drive you and getContinue reading “The Single Most Powerful Emotion”