You might not believe it, but a lot of people with ADHD really do want to be on top of their projects and not be a perennial disappointment to people who don’t understand the affliction. Truly, I always wanted to be a “Get Sh** Done” kind of guy and I absolutely hated the way people thought of me. Because of this desire to be efficient and effective, I’ve spent quite a bit of time trying to find methods to increase my productivity.
Unfortunately, nothing really worked or stuck. The reason for that is because my brain has an issue that requires medical treatment. Once I had the management of the core issue under control, I found myself with a lot of insight into how to keep on track with your tasks and projects. Finally, I see myself as a “Get Sh** Done” kind of guy and it’s a good feeling.
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Full disclosure: I’m pretty sure the Latin in the blog title is incorrect. In fact, I’m certain of it. It might not even be Latin, but creative license says that I might get a pass on it. To make things even more succinct, if suspending linguistic disbelief is not an option, I’ll even go so far to say that I wrote this blog using an ancient dialect from an alternate timeline. There!
For this week’s blog, I wanted to share my writing rituals. A ritual, with a traditionally negative or occultist connotation, is nothing more than a series of habits observed for the sake of achieving a desired outcome. Some religious folks are hoping to procure divine favor, others enlightenment, I am hoping to produce high quality creative works.
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In taking the most active approach to my writing career as I can, I’ve opted to look at my creative activity as a business, a profit generating enterprise. An essential aspect to any business, especially one that runs on cycles of creation and consumption, project management is crucial to the operation. For this week’s blog, I wanted to share one of my favorite project management tools: Trello.
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A few weeks ago, I blogged that I wanted you to know that I suffer from Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD). I did that to bring awareness to the affliction, but hopefully so that people would understand why I’m so scatterbrained sometimes. Despite having ADD, I manage my daily life just fine, it just requires a little more effort on my part. For this week’s blog, I wanted to share some of my favorite tools that I use to keep myself on task. Continue reading “Getting Things Done – A.P. Miller’s Favorite Productivity Tools”