7-Second Thoughts May 23, 2023

Write small

Try limiting your business word-writing to 25 minutes max followed by a 5-minute break.

And here’s why:

Putting a 25-minute limit

Keeps it do-able


And breezy

But wait, it gets better:

When you walk away for 5 minutes

And come back to the work

For a fresh 25

You’re no longer the writer.

You’re the editor

Who has made it through the first crappy draft

What my kids call the sloppy copy

And can finish the work

Infinitesimally faster

Than if you just muscled straight through.

I’m here,


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