As business people, we need to have good writing skills. One of those skills is the willingness to sit down and write: reports, business plans, requests for proposals, office procedures, emails, tweets, etc.
Scheduling your writing may be difficult. You get to the office and the phone is ringing. UPS is making delivery. Your Internet connection is acting up. Lots of things are vying for your attention.
Try this. Get up a little earlier each morning and free write. Set a goal for yourself and write until you meet it. My goal is 750+ words a day. First thing. Every day. In my home office or at the dining table. Write, write, write. This is a good way to clear your mind as well as to bring important to do items to the forefront of your mind.
I started writing this way in September 2013 and since then I’ve written over 600,000 words which I have posted at 750words.com.
I start my writing by talking about my scheduled appointments for the day and anything of interested associated with them. Then I write about what I’d like to do if I have time. Then I write about anything else that comes to mind as I’m doing this. Usually in 20-30 minutes, I’ve surpassed my goal.
Take a look at today’s post on my Exploring New Media website for more details.
Did you make time to write today?