Battling Perfectionism – When Enough is Enough!

The battle with "enough" is a regular one for my clients - the eager entrepreneurs, the diligent employees, and those more comfortable with being hard on themselves than cheering themselves on.  And wow, it's a huge topic - definitely one for all us perfectionists out there (though I now class myself as an "almost" recovered perfectionist).    So I'm sure I'll return to it again in these blogs, but let's make a start here: How to know when it’s [...]

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How to Stop Procrastinating and Get Stuff Done

My name is Emma, and I’m a procrastinator. Or at least I’m a pretty much recovered procrastinator, and I’m happy to share with you how I did it. If you’re struggling to get your good intentions to stick, to tick things off that to-do list, and to do the things you know you’ll feel better for doing, then read on.  Here's how to stop procrastinating… A Procrastination Kitbag to Get Stuff Done Procrastination is at the root [...]

“For God’s sake Emma, stop procrastinating and do some bl**dy work!”

These were the words semi-shouted at me by my exasperated dissertation supervisor back in 2005. The discussion had followed the usual pattern – me highlighting all my ideas and then listing all the excuses why I hadn’t done a thing! Often, these words ring in my head when I’m finding distractions or delaying tactics. They always make me smile; sadly they rarely make me do some work! And it’s just not work – sometimes it’s leisure activities that I [...]