The procrastinator {ouch!}

The procrastinator is often remarkably optimistic about his ability to complete a task on a tight deadline; this is usually accompanied by expressions of reassurance that everything is under control. (Therefore, there is no need to start.) Lulled by a false sense of security, time passes. At some point, he crosses over an imaginary starting time and suddenly realizes, "Oh no! I am not in control! There isn't enough time!"

I recently downloaded the StayFocusd app for Chrome, and this paragraph (which is a challenge exercise before you can change any of your settings) rings painfully true: The procrastinator is often remarkably optimistic about his ability to complete a task on a tight deadline; this is usually accompanied by expressions of reassurance that everything is […]

How to Work Smart, Not Hard

work smart don't work hard

The following post is from Katie of Making This Home and Gadanke: I’m six months into this work at home mom gig, though I’ve worked from home for a few years. “Home” to me is an airplane hangar on a small but active runway. I can’t just hide in a basement and crank out my work […]

Charge What You’re Worth

Charge What You're Worth at lifeyourway.net

The following post is from Katie of Making This Home and Gadanke: Out here in rural Montana, there are some incredible artists and craftsmen trying to make a living. They’re painting Montana scenes on mugs and ornaments, incorporating antlers into tasteful (and not so attractive!) pieces, and hand building jewelry with local sapphires or fabulous beads […]