#Just1Thing - My New "Mini Initiative" to Keep Me Creating Content In Busy Times...

in #ctp2 months ago


Last month @jongolson launched the 30-day #3stepsnoexcuses initiative which got a bunch of us to be much more active in creating content and working to build our online businesses.

It was ideal timing for me because it came during the college spring vacation here in Japan, so I was able to dedicate some time to it. Even so, it took me more than 30 days to get through the challenge.

Online Biz In Maintenance Mode

Now that the 15 week spring term has started I have much less free time and my online business has switched into "maintenance mode" for the duration.

Discovering My Priorities

In addition, there is one activity that I am not going to sacrifice for my online business, and that is chess training! Today happens to be a national holiday, and I have spent about three and a half hours working on my "white opening repertoire memory system."


When time is limited, we soon find out what our priorities are!

As for my online business (which has become much more of a crypto-accumulation business than an affiliate-marketing business), I continue to work on my crypto-futures trading project. I continue to upvote and comment on blog posts here on CTPTalk, and I also continue to comment, tip, and post content on Noise.Cash.

What About Creating Content on CTPTalk?

One activity that I have struggled to maintain, however, is blogging here on CTPTalk. This is only my second post in the last ten days.

The problem is that when I am doing so little online, there is less that I can legitimately talk about on CTPTalk without racking my brains for a topic every day.

That was the beauty of the #3StepsNoExcuses initiative; it gave you something concrete and relevant to blog about every single day.

It has been interesting to see how @RobWillmann has taken inspiration from the 3steps and developed it into a new project of his own.

For me, right now, I want to do something like that, but on a much smaller scale. So I have come up with the idea of trying to do just ONE thing every day and then posting a report here on CTP Talk. That way, I may be able to keep on creating content all through term.

And so, starting from today, #just1thing is my new thing!

Here's my report for today:

Today I did #just1thing for my online business. It was to create and implement the idea of doing #just1thing for my online business and to blog about it on CTPTalk.

There. That was easy! Day 1 done and dusted!


David Hurley
#InspiredFocus (?)



Excellent choice of a new keyword on the blockchain. Your goal is to succeed. That's #just1thing.

Plus 1 thing sounds easier than 3 things, LOL!

Thanks Rob. It's an attempt to trick myself into being more consistent. Three things sounds like too much right now, but one thing? Anybody can do that, can't they?

A few months ago if you would have told me that 1 of the hardest things to do is blog daily I would have thought you dramatic. Now that I have been trying & failing, for the last 4 weeks to "blog daily". in the last 7 days 5 CTPTalk posts so I am coming much closer. Never give up the fight :-)

Yep, it is harder than you'd think! That's why having a supportive community such as we have here at CTPTalk is so important. We learn from each other and are inspired and encouraged by each other. Thanks for being a part of it @mba2020 !

Changed to recovery mode, then everything will be fine. This mode will be a good mode

Good Idea.
Gotta be creative

@hirohurl - if you remain consistent with that #just1thing, you will always be ahead of the game. If it becomes #just1thing every 10 days then it becomes #just1thingonceinawhile 😄 You seem to be great at focusing, so I'm sure that not only will it be your daily; but I already see you creating a report for someone to follow it. Have an awesome day.


Thanks @jimmy.adames - yes, just one thing can be adapted to fit ever lengthening time frames! LOL! Love that meme!

This looks like a great way to stay active here at CTPTalk. I have relaunched my "I Am Engaged Challenge" To try to do the same thing. I am including your post in the IAEC today. Watch for it later today @slackerman