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 …