We tell ourselves that we need to keep writing, that practice makes us great – eventually. The same goes for blogging, just keep doing it a lot, and you’ll experience success – eventually. I’ve written about the marketers toolbox before, and that got me thinking.
What’s the most important thing we need to keep doing?
As an author, blogger and marketer, I feel the need for a few things. I need a computer. I’m using Mac, and that’s one thing I can’t live without. The same goes for my iPhone and my iPad. I’m not sure what it would feel like if one day they would stop working. I might panic.
I feel the need for a quiet space. I work best when I’m alone, thinking, without too many noises. I need time. I’m not one of those people who can do a lot without enough time. And, I need paper and pen. I enjoy to write on paper, holding a pen in my hand. I believe I’m more creative that way – and it sort of feels good.
Maybe the most important thing we need to keep doing is not just about practice, maybe it’s:
- Doing things differently
- Doing one thing every day that scares you
- Start the day with gratitude; what are you grateful for?
- Tell people why they make you happy
- Create a vision – make a dent in the universe
- Identify the toilet in your business
I know that by keep writing, every single day, all the time, you’ll end up as a much better writer. I know that the same goes for blogging. And, it might even work for marketing. But, in the end, if we’re going to make a difference, we can’t just keep doing what we’ve always been doing.
Eventually, we need to let go.