Personal experience: how I struggle with procrastination in social networks. Without fanaticism and masochism
IMHO, the main harm of procrastination in social networks – endless paging of the tape, excessive viewing of entertaining pictures / videos, reading fray in the comments, etc. – the death of productivity. Especially if it all starts right from waking up, and you’re a freelancer.
A typical situation: you watch 1-2-3 videos on YouTube, then new posts in a couple of Telegram channels, then you stick in the VK feed and flood chat, and then half a day has passed. And although you have not earned a single ruble, you are already tired and want to relax. Continue reading
Launching a new project, we think more about prospects, financial independence, success, benefits for the world, rather than about problems. A positive attitude is important. Without it, it’s not worth starting.
But it’s even more important to soberly assess the situation, anticipate difficulties and plan for several steps forward. I myself filled the cones, starting my own business, and I will tell you about some difficulties from my own experience. To make the selection more objective, I asked around on social networks and left only those problems that other entrepreneurs talked about. She also took comments from a representative of a small business, who himself went through most of the typical difficulties and agreed to honestly tell how he had it.
The article will be useful to those who are just starting a business or just planning, because warned – means Continue reading
We think we are sentient beings. We even believe that we have a certain “I” that has constant and unchanging qualities. Allegedly, today we are “I”, yesterday it was him, tomorrow we will also be “I”.
This fundamental mistake becomes clear when we are faced with procrastination. In a striking way, at the moment when you need to show your “constant qualities” and begin the necessary work, we turn into unreasonable children, ready to be distracted by anything, just not to get down to business.
To pick up keywords, write a post for social networks, draw up a content plan, prepare a tax return on time are tasks that our brain understands, and we even have the skill to solve them. But we are ready to fail the deadlines for no reason, and then scared to be surprised – WHY did we do this? Continue reading