It’s simply not there. Ideas don’t arrive, but distractions do. You need a jump-start, and you need it fast. Sound familiar?
Here are 10 tips for getting down to business—even when it’s the last thing you feel like doing:
1. Challenge yourself to beat the clock.
“Often when I struggle with motivation, I use the power of the pendulum,” writes Kevin Daum at Inc. He continues:
I set myself small tasks in specific, small time increments. Getting the first few completions triggers good feelings that make me want more. Set up three or four 10-minute tasks and drive for the finish.
2. Turn solo work into a team effort.