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Break the Urgency-Induced Block

One of my mentors once told me “You can’t start doing what you don’t know how to do until you stop doing what you do know how to do.” I’ve stopped chasing what’s urgent (which I know how to do far too well) so that I can start learning how to identify what it truly […]

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Is Your Writing the Victim of the Urgency Bully?

Does your writing have unexplained bumps and bruises? Does it frequently “lose” its lunch money and have to settle for the dregs of your time and attention? It is always shoved into last place in the queue? If you habitually bounce from one urgency to another, your writing will suffer. If you pay attention to […]

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