Archive for January, 2010

40 Tips On How To Stop Procrastinating

Tuesday, January 5th, 2010

In order to reach your goals you must commit to taking action steps.  If procrastination is an issue in your life then you must to take steps toward changing the habits that keep you from taking charge of your life. 

Here are 40 tips to stop procrastinating:

  1. Plan your next day, hour by hour, the evening before
  2. Make one to-do list
  3. Write your tasks down
  4. Put it on a calendar
  5. Learn to say “No”
  6. Schedule 2 hours of uninterrupted time in which to work on your tasks
  7. Commit to not checking email during scheduled uninterrupted time
  8. Commit to turning your phone off during scheduled uninterrupted time
  9. Commit to not checking for texts during scheduled uninterrupted time
  10. Get your spouse or children involved in what you are doing
  11. Partner up with someone who will hold you accountable
  12. Hold yourself accountable
  13. Report to someone else
  14. Let your family know what you are doing and get their support
  15. Give yourself deadlines (time and date) to finish a project
  16. Set your desk up to be conducive to productive work
  17. Do your biggest task in the morning or first thing before anything else
  18. Do the most difficult task first
  19. Do the item that will yield the most results first
  20. Require yourself to finish at least one action step before going to bed
  21. You can maintain high standards but being a perfectionist may hold you back
  22. Take a break to rejuvenate, but decide on a specific to complete after your break
  23. Build momentum by getting one, then two, then three things done
  24. Break a large action step into bite size, manageable pieces
  25. Find a way to get started by doing the easiest part first, build momentum
  26. Make your decision and stop wavering; it’s holding you up!
  27. Face your fear
  28. Identify your obstacles
  29. Finish a task before you start on a new one
  30. Get organized
  31. Make your task fun
  32. Reward yourself
  33. Don’t over plan
  34. Create a routine and plan recurring tasks at the same time every day
  35. Be disciplined
  36. Have a sense of urgency
  37. Just do it and stop thinking about it
  38. Believe in yourself
  39. Say affirmations every day
  40. Look at your goals every day

Take a step over that line of procrastination and make things happen in your life.  Your success or failure is up to you.

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Getting What You Want In Life

Friday, January 1st, 2010

What do you want in life?  Do you want more money, a better job, to be fit, lose a little weight, or maybe just have more free time to do the things you enjoy?  Today, right now, is a great time to take a good look at dreams and desires. 

Are you making New Years resolutions? A resolution is a usually a promise to yourself to obtain or do something.  The likelihood that you will really keep that unwritten promise is slim, as many studies have shown. 

Take your resolutions and turn them into actual goals.  Write them down being clear and specific on what you really want.  Write down some action steps.  You must know where you are going in order to get there. 

Grab our free CD and listen to Ken BrockBank speak on how to achieve your goals.  It’s an inspirational audio!  Listen straight from your computer or download on your mp3.

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