Why We Love Distractions

There was a contract on my desk I could not get through. Every time I sat down, fourth (fifth… sixth…) cup of coffee in hand, armed with a pen and true grit, distractions plagued me from every direction. I felt like Macaulay Culkin in the movie MY GIRL, who gets attacked by the Avenging Bee Hive, stung a million times, and dies. Oh. Spoiler alert. I’d get through three sentences, then someone would ping me on instant messenger, asking if we were having a staff meeting. Or an assistant would make a scheduling snafu, and would urgently need to reschedule —
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Finished Shooting A Web Series and It’s Effect on Everything or Nothing

We finished our web series. Three episodes, six producers/directors, 11 actors. It was a fantastic two days: Here’s a List of Barriers I personally had to overcome to Get To Done: My distaste for preproduction My dislike for physical production (and physical labor, for that matter) Heated 90-minute arguments over whether to shoot 3 episodes or 1 episode My hang-up over my own failed passion project Even after smacking around these barriers like they owed me money and reaching a success milestone… doubts linger. It probably stems from my immersion in self-dev (turns out you actually have to apply this
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