Behind-the-scenes advice for busy solo professionals courtesy of Michael Katz, Blue Penguin Development

have accomplished nothing.


I never do on Monday mornings. I’ve learned that it takes me a while to get started productively each week so I avoid scheduling anything important.

This afternoon, when I’ll be a little tired, I’ll work on a writing project that requires me to be funny. I’ve learned that the quirky humor flows more easily then.

You can force yourself to do certain things at certain times. Or you can be aware of your own cycles and schedule the work that fits.