Quick Tip - Find Your One Thing
Rank your priorities and focus on the top - Issue #75
“What's the One Thing I can do such that by doing it, everything else will be easier or unnecessary?” - Gary Keller
Focus is a powerful tool. The people who achieve the greatest success tend to be the ones who have an almost maniacal focus on one goal. When they wake up every day, making progress toward that goal is all that matters.
You may or may not enjoy Stephen King’s books, but you have to admit that he is a prolific and successful author. He has published 83 novels and written over 200 short stories.
How can he crank out so many books? Well, he is very rigid about his writing habits and tightly focused on one thing: writing 2,000 words every single day.
Every weekday. Every weekend. Every holiday.
He isolates himself and follows the same routine every day. When it is time to write, he tries to sit in the same seat and arranges his work in the same manner.
He finishes the first drafts of his books in no more than three months. If you’ve ever tried to write a book, you know …