© Gaye Wilson 2007
Well, I did 30 pages yesterday instead of 25 before I had to stop and do Christmassy things, and am now up to page 75 of the manuscript.

I discovered that having a specific number of pages to complete for the day was a very powerful focus for me. Whenever I got tired or distracted, I remembered that I had to meet a (self-imposed) quota, and that if I didn’t meet the quota today I would be behind for the rest of the project, probably submit it late, and have a very unhappy client.

I don’t want unhappy clients. I want happy ones who rave about my service.

So, two days of meeting a quota feels good. The project is on schedule, and now I can have a day off to celebrate Christmas with my family.

Merry Christmas to everyone!


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One Response to “Working to a deadline 2: daily target”

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