One Thing A Day (aka Operation OTAD!!)

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Hello everyone! Lauren from laurenminco.etsy.com here, and this August I'm trying something new. I'm always working on teaching, freelance illustration, or gallery work, but the truth is that I do alternate between the three, sometimes days (or weeks) separating the "shifts". This Fall, I hope to do one thing each workday (Monday-Friday) focusing on my freelance work in order to really push that area of my life. This includes working on my new website, creating a portfolio piece, sending mailers, or just buying stamps. I'm calling it Operation One Thing A Day, or Operation OTAD for short. I don't have a particular goal, just to stick with this philosophy and hope that I see big pay off once Christmas rolls around (for the sake of the "experiment", let's say Mid December is when I'll look back and reflect on my progress).

I invite you, dear reader, to join me no matter what your objective is. You could even try one thing a week (OTAW??) if that fits your lifestyle better. Today my goal is to work on my new mailers. What will you do??

You can follow my progress at http://adventuresofminco.blogspot.com
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5 Responses
  1. Julie Says:

    I recently came across your blog and have been reading along. I thought I would leave my first comment.

    I dont know what to say except that I have enjoyed reading. Nice blog. I will keep visiting this blog

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  2. Julie Beck Says:

    I like your One Thing a Day goal...perhaps i will join you. I plan to do one thing a day in order to progress my painting (whether business related or painting).

    Go arts in ri!


  3. Lauren Says:

    So far I'm off to a good start. I think it's good to balance out the business (emails, etc) with the actual production of art. Let me know how it works for you!


  4. i am way to add to do this! but i soo wish i could. maybe ill try!!


  5. Tanner Glass Says:

    love the idea of OTAD! I do tend to work (a lot, some say).....so my OTAD is focused more on my personal + home life....those need some attention! (cleaning, dog park visits, etc....)