We’ve all been there: One day, for whatever reason, you’re down, unmotivated, but you’ve got stuff to do. Is it the Nike answer, just do it? Force yourself even though you feel like crap? Well… no. And Yes. I have a solution you may not have considered. First of all and obviously, if there is an important or mandatory task, you have no choice, you have to do it. This is called self-discipline which my friend, Brian Tracy defines as: “Doing what you need to do, when you need to do it, regardless of how you feel about it.”
Umpteen years ago I cut my teeth as an entertainer playing a rough bar in Virginia called the Royal Lee Delicatessen. My passionate, loyal supporters would pack the place every show and I played long sets full of music and mayhem.
This Extremely Important, Rarely Taught Virtuoso Tip Can Change Your Life. This week for Christmas I am playing in the band at Verve, our church for people who don’t like church (www.vivalaverve.org), writing and directing our Christmas Eve “Star Wars meets Rudolph” comedy/song/dance bit (it’s a weird church), and delivering my What If…? Keynote as […]
Creative Procrastination For Virtuoso Success! (Urgent vs Important) Yes, procrastination can be a good thing. Most of us, with great intentions of doing important things, don’t want little things like email, texts, phone calls, Facebook messages, or errands to get in the way. So, we do those first with the idea that we’ll have a […]