Procrastination

A novel trick to beat procrastination

Some researchers say visualising your 'future self' can beat procrastination and drive better decisions. Alina Dizik explains.<p>Close your eyes. Imagine yourself finishing that tedious months-long project you’ve been dreading.<p>Think about the papers you’re preparing on your desk, documents you need to …

Productivity

The Ultimate Cheatsheet On Procrastination: Analysis And the Solution

“<i>Whoa! assignments, I will do them later.”</i><p>“<i>From Monday onwards, I will focus on all my pending works.”</i><p>“<i>I will write my next post after the</i> …

Productivity

5 times when avoiding a problem *is* the best solution (at least for now)

Problems, for the most part, do not go away. They almost always have to be stared down and fixed. But sometimes it can actually be best t0 avoid your …

Productivity

The Psychology of Productivity: How to Work Better, Longer, Faster

Tuan86 / Pixabay<p>Productivity is the defining word of the modern workplace.<p>It’s nearly impossible to read any business-focused blog and not come …

Time Management

Procrastination And How To Stop Delaying The Inevitable

“I love deadlines,” English author Douglas Adams once wrote. “I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.”<p>We’ve all had the experience of …

Happiness

Fight the Fear of Procrastination with Small Tasks – ProfHacker - Blogs

I learned this weekend that, in the northern hemisphere, July 22 is typically the date where temperatures start trending down for the year. In …

Happiness

One in Five People Are Chronic Procrastinators

Take a minute to ask yourself: What brought you here? Not <i>here</i> in any kind of metaphysical, soul-searching way, but literally <i>here</i>, to this specific …

Productivity

According To Science This 5 Second Rule Will Make You Stop Procrastinating

How to use neuroscience to beat procrastination and have more time for what really matters.<p>I've been meaning to write this column for some time. The reason I'm finally getting to it is because it's an excuse to avoid doing something else.<p>Let's face it, few of us, if we're honest, wouldn't confess …

Happiness

Your Best Tips for Beating Procrastination

<i>Welcome to the Smarter Living newsletter. Editor Tim Herrera emails readers once a week with tips and advice for living a better, more fulfilling life. Sign up here to get it in your inbox every Monday morning.</i><p>I am writing this sentence days after I wanted to finish this, and only a few hours …

Productivity

6 Steps to Go from Procrastinating to Productive

As an entrepreneur, practice saying to yourself, "I will not do the work of my smart, very talented and motivated team."<p>As entrepreneurs and business owners, we have tasks on our list that we'd rather not do. So, we keep moving the goal post farther down the field and do almost anything we can to …

Productivity

Four-step strategy to tackle procrastination

Doing nothing doesn't make you a bad or lazy person - but you don't want to fritter all your time away either.<p>I sit down to write about …

Productivity

Are you a procrastinator? Good news — ‘slackers’ can be highly successful

Back in school, were you the “good” student who felt better when you hit the books right after you got home? Or were you the “lazy slacker” who …

Productivity

10 tips for procrastinators: How to work better and not drive others crazy

Maybe your tendency to put things off doesn’t always work that well for you. It stresses you out, and it drives other people crazy. You also worry …

Productivity

CliffsNotes From the Procrastination Research Conference

CHICAGO — The shuttle driver got lost on the way to the 10th Procrastination Research Conference, threatening to derail the schedule. Still by 9:20 a.m. last Thursday, the 60 or so attendees had already completed check-in at DePaul University, welcome remarks and the first of dozens of …

Productivity

The Simple Way I Beat Procrastination

You’re sitting in front of a keyboard, but the words aren’t coming out.<p>You’re trying to begin that project, but there is no clear starting point.<p>The …

Productivity

5 Easy Ways to Overcome Procrastination

<b>Video by The Wall Street Journal</b><p>Procrastination is like a sore throat; it's a symptom with many possible causes. Unless you know the cause, the …

Productivity

10 Scientifically-Backed Reasons That Will Make You Embrace Laziness

Ever think our society is <i>too</i> obsessedwith productivity and willpower (not to mention the relentless pursuit of capitalism)? I mean, search for …

Women's Health

The innovators are procrastinating because they are learning

Has learning become a new procrastination? The question that pops up in the head and the worry is immediate.<p>Remember the days, when you would spend …

Learning

26 Funny AF Tweets About Procrastination

"Time for me to procrastinate." - you reading this post.

Productivity

Stop Procrastination! — 10 Apps to Curb Smartphone addiction

Smartphone addiction is one of the growing issues even I couldn’t escape. I realised that I keep on checking my smartphone 100 times a day. Although …

Apps

A Gentle Push to Overcome Procrastination

Have you ever wanted to begin a long-term project, such as managing your weight, writing a book, or using a financial budget? If “Yes”, I presume …

Productivity

5 Ways To (Help Your Team) Break the Procrastination Habit with Software

As a leader, you want a productive team, so it only makes sense to reinforce timeliness and help team members steer clear of bad work habits like …

Productivity

How to work when you don't feel like working

Do you want to be working right now? Me neither. Who can concentrate on spreadsheets — I don't know what it is you do but I imagine it involves …

Productivity

Why Do You Often Get Spammed By The Bug Of Procrastination?

Let’s face it; procrastination is that evil genius you would first love to assassinate in place of troublesome slow internet connectivity. …

Productivity

Don’t Put it Off: Procrastination

We all procrastinate. Whether it’s hitting the snooze button again, not wanting to go to the dentist, or putting off an unpleasant task awaiting you …

Happiness

5 Steps to (Finally) Stop Procrastinating

Procrastinating is the most common reason people never reach their goals. Are you guilty of procrastination? My definition of a procrastinator is a …

Happiness

10 Content Writing Tips to Help You Stop Procrastinating

fancycrave1 / Pixabay<p>OK, we put the Fourth of July holiday in the rear-view mirror, which means we have officially entered the lazy days of summer. …

Productivity

Trick Your Lazy Brain Into Being Productive With These Tips

Beat procrastination during the summer slump.<p>The summer slow down is upon us. Right now you may feel a little unmotivated to say the least. Unless you're one of those lucky people who works from the beach regularly, it can be hard to concentrate on tasks at hand during the summer months.<p>You may be …

Productivity

7 Practices of Very Successful People

It’s been said that successful people are always one step ahead of everyone else. By doing so, they're able to contribute to the world in a large …

Self-improvement

What If Your Problem Isn’t Really “The” Problem?

How To Reframe A Common Problem And Sound 100% Unique<p>We spent weeks investigating the issue. We couldn’t figure it out. Why is our process failing? …

Productivity