3 Habits of Really Organized People – ShoeMoney

I’m the least organized person you’ll ever meet. I hardly organize anything. My physical files are a jumble in a cupboard. I need to be more organized. If you’re like me, then we can explore this topic together. Maybe we can learn the secrets of organized and successful individuals who aren’t us. A Place For Everything and Everything in Its Place This is something my dad used to say to me all the time. And even though it plays in my head every once in a while, it didn’t stick until recently. Do you lose your keys? Have a place you keep them and place them when you walk in the door. Maybe this is a hook or a small bowl on the counter or a basket nailed to the wall. I keep my dog’s bark collar clipped to a the wall near his door (he’s a German Shepherd and […]

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How to Work When You Really Don’t Feel Like It

Avoiding daily tasks can crush our happiness, hurt our bank accounts, and even damage our health — but you can learn how to move forward. March 18, 2019 7 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Procrastination hurts. Hitting next episode on Netflix can provide momentary relief, but it’s a fleeting high. Whether you’re avoiding a sink full of dishes, a new presentation deck, or a date with the treadmill, delay has the power to transform a simple task into a Mount Everest of a to-do list. Research shows that in the long term, procrastination significantly decreases our health, wealth, and happiness. For example, in a survey of 10,000 people by Carleton University’s Procrastination Research Group, 94 percent of respondents said that procrastination negatively affects their happiness. A full 19 percent said the effect is extremely negative. The flip side of procrastination is motivation. According to Psychology Today, “motivation is literally the desire […]

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What to Do When You’re Just Not Ready to Get Started

The very moment when we think we’re not ready is precisely the moment that we are. May 15, 2018 7 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Excerpted from Amber Rae’s book Choose Wonder Over Worry. Ever think to yourself, I’m not ready yet. When I get there, I’ll finally go do the thing that matters most … Related: To Massively Increase Your Confidence, Plan to Spend Your Time Constructively I once worked with a bikini designer who, in five years, built a thriving brand that garnered the worldwide attention of Vogue, Elle and well-known celebrities. But she did so at the expense of what she most wanted but didn’t think she was ready for: illustrating children’s books. Another client — an aspiring author — had a knack for making articles go viral online, but when it came to packaging his big ideas into a book proposal, he ran the […]

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