Why You Don’t Have Enough Time and What You Can Do About It

Liz Sumner Motivation, Prioritize, Procrastination, Productivity, Stop Doing What You Hate, Time Management Leave a Comment

I recognize that look. You’re stressed. You’re exasperated. Nothing gets done. Nothing moves forward. The to do list is daunting. The accomplishment list is pitifully small. There’s simply not enough time. What if you’re wrong? Let me give it to you straight. You would have enough time if you were doing what you loved, loving what you do, and you …

I Know What To Do. I’m Just Not Doing It.

Liz Sumner Procrastination, Productivity, Resistance, Time Management Leave a Comment

You’re a grownup with a decades-long familiarity with procrastination. Now you want to get moving on a passion project but the gremlins are shouting down any hint of motivation. Telling myself to “Just Do It” makes me want to slug that Nike copywriter. I need a kick in the pants and its best if it’s self-induced. Here are the Productivity Prods …

Don’t you hate it when it’s easy?

Liz Sumner Motivation, Procrastination, Productivity, Resistance, Stop Doing What You Hate, Time Management Leave a Comment

I find it SO annoying when stuff that I’ve been strenuously avoiding, struggling against, and forcefully resisting turns out to be really easy to do once I finally face it. Exercise that feels good after, housecleaning projects that take half as long as I expect– All that flailing and complaining for nothing. I spend so much energy putting them off, …

Something’s Cooking

Liz Sumner Patience, Productivity, Resistance, Work Leave a Comment

I have been working hard. But not on my business. I’ve been increasing my skills– getting quite accomplished at baking sourdough bread, and cracking down to significantly improve my Italian. But I haven’t been working my marketing plan, split-testing lead magnets, or hacking growth. Something seems to be happening in the flour and water mixture of my sub-conscious. I’m sensing …