They say the hardest part of doing something is getting started. I would agree. It’s been that way for me my entire life. When I was in school I always waited until the last minute to do homework or projects – and read books – I hated reading back then! When I was in corporate America (I kind of miss that place) I always waited to start my projects, write the communication, or set up the meeting. I always got things finished and delivered on time and yet I always had trouble starting.
These days I force myself to take action. It’s critical for a small business owner to do so because, quite frankly, no one else gives a damn and there is no one else to do things. It’s all on me. That isn’t to say it’s easy. Here are a few tricks to get going on whatever it is you need to start (and finish):
This year I am committed to starting and finishing what needs to be done to drive my business forward and make this writing gig a real thing (read: profitable). What are you going to start? Leave a comment so I can cheer you on to the finish line.
Corrie Ann Gray is a writer, philosopher, coach, wellness advocate and cookie creator. She is also known as The Renaissance Soul Writer and is the founder and director of the Clean Body Project, where she inspires individuals to live a holistically purpose-filled life.