Not Getting Things Done? – – – ADD Tip o the Day 528

On not getting things done:

My sister does not have ADD ADHD, but she sure comes up with some good tips.       Thanks Lucy.

Here’s her email: 

Doug,  

Am trying a new strategy & wonder if it might

be helpful for add/adhd.  

“it’s too HOT (personalize the reason)

to do anything, so I’ll get started later”  

BUT “if I were going to

do something, where would I start?” 

This strategy sometimes leads to the listing stage.  It’s best

to list just one “where would I start” at this point.

Does it work? …….you’re getting this email aren’t you?

my strategies:

1. Try to figure out the real reason I’m not doing it

2. Take a break

3. Make a to do list of one .

4. Break it into the smallest possible steps

5. Make a new list of one

6. Start using Lucy’s strategy when necessary

Links on this very topic:

homey on not doing to do’s

tom nardone on not finishing

How to not finish – Tip o the Day

doug

So what have I accomplished today?
So what have I accomplished today?
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I am a psychiatric physician. Learned I have ADD at age 64 My book: Your Life Can Be Better strategies for adults with ADD available at amazon.com or smashwords.com (for e books)
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2 Responses to Not Getting Things Done? – – – ADD Tip o the Day 528

  1. I think that’s a great strategy and it could definitely work.

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