Mentally strong writers are not bothered by mundane things that many of us are hung up on. They are focused, confident, content and just don’t care for certain things, which gives them a marked edge to succeed.
Many of us know sitting for hours a day when working is dangerous for our health. This might explain why there’s been a sharp rise in the use of standing desks. But, standing too much isn’t that great for people either. Is there a compromise for sitting (or standing) for hours a day? Yes there is.
The world rarely sees someone who has had the tremendous impact Bill Gates has had, and continues to have. So, when Gates has something to say – it's worth listening. And Gates has plenty of useful things to say on different aspects of life and business.
It’s a familiar scenario. You are sitting at your desk and you realize you’ve been staring at the computer screen for five minutes without doing a thing. While daydreaming is considered akin to shirking, increasing the amount of daydreaming we do can be beneficial, especially for creative people.
Like driving, good writing is more habit than anything else. Ann Handley’s 'Everybody Writes' shows businesses of all sizes, and writers of all levels, how to create ridiculously good content. Read some of the best quotes from the book.