BELA LAMPERT

Yoga Instructor
Optioned Screenwriter

How to Get Sh*t Done

When I was in Costa Rica last summer I went to a co-working space to work on one of my screenplays. Their Wi-Fi password was getsh*tdone@… While I try to avoid curse words as much as possible, and I found it expressed too negatively at that time, they do have a point.

If you want to be productive, do this:

Sit down, do the work, and do not think about anything else!!! Let go of all doubt, rethinking, what others might say, perfectionism… Just for a moment.

Make a to do list about what you want to work on in this session and then do that without hesitating or rethinking. Just complete one task after the other.

Trust the process. Give it a try!

You will be so fast! Now imagine, you could control your thoughts and do it like this every time you sit down to write. Do you have any idea how productive you could be?

Learn to control your thoughts:
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