Sometimes A Disaster Is Just What We Need
Here's My Story
Last week a Windows update created a problem with using my keyboard. So I took some advice from a valued friend and uploaded the Linux Ubuntu operating system. What a learning curve that was!!! Every thing I wanted to do required a new way of doing it.
This exercise took up a COMPLETE WEEK. I had to cancel my weekly Being Your Own CEO Success Circle because the programs I use to produce the show (Zoom and OBS) were not totally compatible. Cancelling the show felt terrible - the first in four plus years.
This being Monday, when I usually do some blog posting on one of my websites, found me floundering. What should I do? How should I catch up? Why does nothing feel right? I realized that I had lost my direction and focus.
Just What I Needed
So I spent the morning getting back to the basics and realizing that I need to simplify. First I collected all the outstanding ToDos into one place and then did a major desk tidy up. David Allen's Brain Dump technique has never let me down. I now feel as though I'm in control again.
The Big Ah-Ha Was
The Brain Dump helped me see that I was going in too many directions - too many things on the go. I'm now back to the main essential Goal that I had set ages ago. And I'm raring to go!