Tracking Your Excuses Will Help You Get More Done

“Tracking my excuses helped me see that there are no perfect days for being creative. The ideal conditions for completing any long-term project simply do not exist.”

This is such a simple idea and yet it could be life-changing if you struggle to get things done.

Leigh Stein explains how tracking your excuses will help you get more done and breaks down a tactic she used to write a novel that can be applied to any project.

She set up a spreadsheet titled “You Can Write A Novel” and for each day documented the number of words she wrote or the reason she didn’t write. Tracking her excuses changed everything.

Related: How to tell the 11 excuses that hold you back to f- off.