Four diseases affecting your blogging productivity
Procrastination is a major cause of lost productivity in blogging arena. Too often, people work on easy, low-priority tasks and avoid more challenging, high priority tasks on their blogs. Procrastination is a virus, disease, and an ingrained habit making it difficult to break. Procrastination affects productivity because it wastes your time and energy. If you do not work on a project or article you should be working on, you are wasting your most valuable time. Procrastination drains your passion and energy because you worry about tasks you should be working on and often miss deadline you setup for your posts.
Perfectionism affects your productivity of your blog because you are less likely to attempt challenging articles because you fear to failure and if perfection is your goal, you could be setting yourself up for failure. Even perfectionists who take challenging articles or taks often find themselves post no article regularly because they write and rewrite a post too many times end up keeping it on draft not posting it.
Inability to say “No”
If you have difficulty saying “No” to request of your time, you will be overwhelmed with too many tasks end up making your blog last priority to your to-do-lists. Taking too much work ultimately decrease your performance expected from your blog. You will end up concentrating on the quantity of post more the quality of your posts. Realise your limits is not handicap, rather, know your limits saves time for you and for other people around you. Once you realise your limits don’t be shy about telling people you do not have time to help them with something.
Indecisiveness affects your productivity because it saps your passion, energy and wastes your time. When faced with a decision. The amount of time you spend making the decision of what to write and not to write can determine how productive your day will be. If you have difficulty making decisions or not make decisions at all. You are probable already aware of how Indecisiveness wastes your time.