“Content is king.” We’ve all heard it. At this point, the necessity of content marketing is well-known, and there are millions (if not billions) of articles offering advice on how to make your blog gain traction. There’s so much advice out there that it’s easy to feel the creep of analysis paralysis–the state of over-analyzing a situation so much that you never make a decision or take action.
When it comes to your business, though, you can’t afford to be paralyzed. With all the shouting about which path is the best, you need to be able to shut it down and do the work.
We’re here to offer a few tips on how to cut through the noise and take decisive action:
Start with self-care
The first step to decisive action starts with your personal well-being. Taking strategic action requires being in the right headspace–which means you have to take care of you first.
If you’re feeling overwhelmed, HALT. Are you ungry, ngry, Lonely, or ired? If so, it’s time to figure out how to resolve that first. Eat a snack; punch a pillow; call a friend; take a nap.
Culturally, we’re told that running a business requires sacrificing our own