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Category Archives: Get things done

How to allow yourself to write imperfectly

How to allow yourself to write imperfectly

When we sit down to write we often find ourselves deleting more than we write or hesitating to write anything until it sounds perfect. And yet a great secret to progressing with your writing is to allow yourself to write imperfectly! Earlier this week I’ve received this comment from one of the participants of myContinue Reading

Online lecture “How to start writing”

Online lecture “How to start writing”

Recording of the online lecture “How to start writing” Register via Eventbrite to get instant access: https://howtostartwriting2017.eventbrite.co.uk   Do you need to write up your thesis or research paper but keep getting stuck with it? You are not alone, many researchers struggle with it!   Even when we know we should be writing we findContinue Reading

Here is how to focus on your writing

Here is how to focus on your writing

It is notoriously difficult to focus on your writing, be that a research paper or your thesis. We are usually so busy during the day that there is never enough time to get any writing done. And when we do find the time to sit down to write we feel scattered, distracted, doubt ourselves, andContinue Reading

Tasks take longer than you thought? (article)

Tasks take longer than you thought? (article)

Today I want to ask you one question. Do you find yourself saying “This task took longer than I thought”? If you do, this article is just for you! Recently I noticed that several of my private clients said exactly this, and I thought if they are experiencing this problem, then there is a chanceContinue Reading

The opposite of batching

The opposite of batching

You probably know that you can save your time and increase your productivity by batching your activities, and we talked about it in this blog before (see below the link to the video about batching). Today we are talking about a strategy that is opposite of batching! It is to help you get certain thingsContinue Reading