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Hey, it’s not boring!

March 4, 2013

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When you’re getting dogged by the resistance, not doing the things you know you should be doing, and avoiding the difficult stuff you know you want to do, you may find yourself bored a lot. Being bored sucks. Nothing is quite interesting enough or fun enough. The projects or activities you actually want to accomplish […]

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How to make your resolutions stickier

January 15, 2013

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I hear a lot of people disparaging New Year’s resolutions. People say: I don’t do resolutions because they don’t work. I disagree. Well, I agree they don’t work but the reason they don’t work isn’t because they are resolutions. That’s just a label. Call it whatever you want. They don’t work because we never really […]

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A few tips on goal-setting

December 31, 2012

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For the last few days, I’ve been conducting an Annual Review of my work in 2012 and planning for 2013. We all know it’s important to set goals. But what good is a goal if you can’t measure it? I’ve actually done quite a bit of research on this subject. In my past life as […]

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Respect the notebook

November 6, 2012

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Capture your ideas now. Don’t wait. Especially for those of us starting new projects and ventures, you can’t know when a great idea will strike. Don’t say: Oh, I’ll make a note of that in a little while when it’s more convenient. If something is crystallizing in your head, you gotta grab it while it’s […]

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How did I do it?

September 11, 2012

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I finished my business website. You can check it out at gretchenbehnke.com. How did I do it? How did I go from last Tuesday: no website whatsoever, writing a post about being stuck and procrastinating, to this Tuesday: website complete, writing a post announcing its launch? How did I do it? (I’m asking this question […]

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