Today was one of those frustrating days where I spent way too much time trying to make headway with a business project, only to wish that I had planned out and budgeted my time better. Even though I’ve said it before, I’ll repeat it again (mostly for my own benefit)! If you are a someone who loves to perfect things, it is much wiser to set up a timeline and schedule for what you want to get done…and then stick to it! You’ll be much less likely to get sidetracked with one project and you’ll end up feeling happier and ultimately in control of how you spend your day.
Tomorrow I’ll go back to mapping out my day with the use of Charlie Gilkey’s freelance planner worksheets. And, not only am I going to promise to stick to the time table I set up for myself, but I’m also going to take his advice and schedule in some fun time as my reward.
Before I sign off (wearily) for tonight, here is my design for today – an Art Deco inspired diamond chain-link bracelet:
In the absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.