Archive of: Freelancing

Productivity: The Power of Planning and Review

Posted on 07 November 2018 | filed in Freelancing Procrastination Productivity Self Development Time Management

This morning I woke up early and enjoyed the Sunday treat of a guilt-free read in bed. What added to the experience was the fact that it was raining hard and there is little in life that will make a person feel so warm and content. This, of course, only lasted for about 20 minutes when the guilt began to set in. As my brain started to come back online, I remembered, with a kind of quiet dread, that there was something to do. I had made a plan.

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What is Emotional Self-Control?

Posted on 07 June 2018 | filed in Freelancing Leadership Procrastination Productivity Self Development

Imagine, for a moment, that your phone goes ping, you look at the screen and see that you’ve had a few mentions on Twitter. You feel that little warm fizzle of acknowledgement, which soon goes to shit when you realise, with horror, that you are the subject of a discussion, but not in a good way. That little dopamine drop is soon replaced with a nauseous feeling of dread. (No, this is not based on a true story…ish).

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The 8 steps to getting my mojo back

Posted on 03 April 2017 | filed in About Steve Freelancing Leadership Procrastination Productivity Self Development Time Management

In the last post, I mentioned that I was experiencing a return to form on the old productivity front. I thought I would share the process, and my approach, as I think it may be useful to those of you who also experience dips in focus (don’t we all?). I’ll just summarise here, and over the next few weeks, go into a little more detail. So here are my 8 steps to getting your mojo back.

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Thoughts on inspiration

Posted on 25 March 2017 | filed in Freelancing Leadership Self Development

Change is, of course, inevitable: we have children, change jobs, buy houses, experience loss, fall in love, separate, make mistakes, have successes, become responsible, learn to drive, lose loved ones…the list is pretty much endless. Life is change, and some of it is easy and some of it is really not.

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