Writing requires a lot of creativity, and generating idea needs concentration. Matthew Stibbe, the Writer-in-chief at Articulate Marketing, feels the same thing and with his experience, he shares 10 ways to concentrate on writing:
Switch off email
Greed and guilt
Stop with the blog already
Get up early
Go full screen
Shitty first draft
“Go full screen” is probably the most useful – it really hides all those distractions from taskbar and icons. Chris introduced WriteRoom for Mac, which doing the exact function.
We’re very excited to announce the launch of our new podcast, The Lifehack Show!
In each episode, our host, Ally Kramer (Content Director of Lifehack), interviews experts from around the world as they share advice on how to break through limitations that can keep you from reaching your goals.
She also taps into what makes these successful role models tick, and talks with them about their personal stories of overcoming obstacles and finding success on their own terms.
Our first guest is Annie Ridout, author of The Freelance Mum: A flexible career guide for better work–life balance. Along with being an author, Annie is also the editor of the digital parenting and lifestyle platform The Early Hour, and a freelance journalist for national news and women’s magazines, such as the Guardian, Forbes, Grazia, Red Magazine, Stylist, Metro, and the Telegraph. She also speaks on BBC radio and television, and runs online courses made especially for freelancers and entrepreneurs.
In this episode Annie Ridout shares some wonderful insight on freelancing while also juggling the art of parenting.