Writers, it would seem, have cornered the market on time management angst: we postpone starting new projects, we worry that we aren’t writing quickly enough, and once we’ve finally finished, we wonder if we’ll ever be able to repeat the accomplishment.
In my opinion, the best productivity secrets are the simplest ones and also the most difficult to follow. So I wanted to share one of the writing tips that I found online the other day; it’s advice we’ve all heard before, but it’s well worth internalizing:
Complete your most important (big, hairy, audacious task) first. Whichever activity you are dreading the most is probably the one you need to complete first thing in the morning.
Words to live (and write) by¦