Archives for productivity tips


Member Update: Three Things Soccer Can Teach You About Marketing

By Heather Robson | July 16, 2018

What can the World Cup teach you about marketing, writing, and business? Quite a lot actually. Click through to see three important things you can learn about your success just from watching soccer.

Reality Blog: A 6-Step Plan for Preventing Shiny Object Syndrome

By Tracy Clement Wilson | July 13, 2018

Shiny Object Syndrome pulls plenty of freelancers off course. If you’re nodding your head because that’s happened to you, don’t worry. There is a way you can prevent Shiny Object Syndrome from slowing you down.

Tips for Coordinating an Effective Project Meeting

By John Torre | July 5, 2018

Project meetings can be essential to maintaining momentum and communication… but they also derail easily and can end up being a waste of time. Here’s how to make your meetings are useful and productive.

Member Update: The Art of Better Listening

By Heather Robson | July 2, 2018

Learn to be a better listener and life will become much easier. You’ll be able to write better because you know what your client expects and what your audiences wants. You’ll also be more enjoyable to work with because your clients and colleagues will feel valued by you.

6 Ways to Battle Procrastination

By John Torre | June 28, 2018

Do you ever put off important tasks, or wait until the last minute to start a big project? If so, you’re not alone. Everyone falls victim to procrastination from time to time. Here’s why it happens… plus six things you can do to break your procrastination habit.

Member Update: Overcoming Self-Doubt

By Heather Robson | June 25, 2018

What do journaling and self-doubt have to do with each other? While the one can help you overcome the other… but only if you have the right mindset. See how journaling can help you be more confident and focused.

Create Your Ideal Support Network for a Thriving Writing Career

By Candice Lazar | June 20, 2018

As a freelance writer, having a good support network can only help you succeed. Build your writing support network with friends, family, and colleagues… and then lean on them when you need to and invite them to lean on you too.

Member Update: Unplugging

By Heather Robson | June 18, 2018

Need to recharge your creative batteries? Improve your focus? Refresh your perspective? One simple thing can deliver all this and more. Simple unplug and get outside…