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Just Do It: How to Work When You Really Don't Feel Like It

Avoiding daily tasks can crush our happiness, but you can learn how to move forward

Procrastination hurts. Hitting next episode on Netflix can provide momentary relief, but it’s a fleeting high. Whether you’re avoiding a sink full of dishes, a new presentation deck, or a date with the treadmill, delay has the power to transform a simple task into ...

by Aytekin Tank  | March 22, 2019 06:00:00
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How to Beat Procrastination As You Grow Your Business

Productivity hacks are effective only when you know why you're avoiding something in the first place

Procrastination is an odd compulsion. Everyone has experienced it, but the underlying reasons can be tough to pin down.After all, procrastination delays the very activities that bring people closer to their goals -- whether that’s building a thriving business or stronger triceps. So why ...

by Aytekin Tank  | January 25, 2019 12:00:00
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You Can Stop Procrastinating Starting Right Now

Don't beat yourself, just make a plan and follow it

Why do today what you can put off until tomorrow? If that’s your general philosophy, you just might be a procrastinator. While procrastination may be gratifying in the short term, it’s not doing you or your career any favors in the long ...

by Timothy Sykes  | December 22, 2018 06:00:00
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Do You Procrastinate? Here's How to Break That Habit in the Next 21 Days

The first step is identifying why you procrastinate in the first place

Do you ever procrastinate? Do you sometimes put off doing things you know would improve your life and/or business?When I ask this question in my keynote speeches and live workshops, 80 percent of the hands in the audience go up. The rest, ...

by Noah St. John  | August 15, 2018 12:00:00
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4 Psychological Reasons Entrepreneurs Should Embrace Procrastination

Do you struggle with procrastination at the office? Believe it or not, it might not be such a bad thing

There's always something you'd rather be doing. Even right now, you might be reading this article in an attempt to avoid carrying out a less palatable endeavor.Procrastination is normal, and especially so these days. Social media, streaming television and movies, the ease ...

by Lucas Miller  | August 10, 2018 06:00:00
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There's a Surprising Link Between Procrastination and Threats to Your Health

Hypertension? Cardiovascular disease? Time to get cracking on that project you've been putting off

We all know the negative consequences of procrastination firsthand; we wait too long to start a project, or delay that important phone call, then end up feeling more pressure than we would had we started things sooner.All of us do this from ...

by Jayson Demers  | May 24, 2018 06:00:00
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4 Reasons People Procrastinate and a Cure for Each One

A study says the percentage of people suffering from serious procrastination issues is on the rise

Almost everyone procrastinates from time to time, but Psychology Today has stated that an alarming 20 percent of people are chronicprocrastinators. Worse, with the ever-increasing barrage of distractions, the percentage of people suffering from seriousprocrastination issues is on the rise.And that's a problem: After all, ...

by Doug and Polly White  | May 19, 2017 08:00:00
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4 Healthy Ways to Procrastinate. Yes, You Read That Right

Ever consider "controlled procrastination"?

Most of us have come face to face with the dangerous results procrastination brings:- Our parents' frustration with us as they tried to help us complete our homework at the last minute- Our physical exhaustion during college after we stayed up all ...

by Firas Kittaneh  | March 06, 2017 12:00:00
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Are You a Procrastinator? Here Are 5 Ways to Be More Decisive.

What you don't want to happen is "analysis paralysis"

Decisiveness is one of the most important qualities entrepreneurs need. Being decisive means being able to make decisions firmly and relatively quickly, rather than sitting on them indefinitely or changing your mind later.Decisiveness is important, too, because it means that as a ...

by Jayson Demers  | February 15, 2017 12:00:00
Startup Tips

Why do we procrastinate?

Because we value immediate rewards more highly than future rewards.

By the summer of 1830, Victor Hugo was facing an impossible deadline. Twelve months earlier, the famous French author had made an agreement with his publisher that he would write a new book titled, The Hunchback of Notre Dame.Instead of writing the book, ...

by James Clear  | April 21, 2016 08:00:00
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10 habits that destroy workplace relationships

Drop these unlikely habits if you aim to keep good workplace relationships.

According to Globoforce, 78% of people who work between 30 to 50 hours per week actually spend more time with their coworkers than with their families. Because of the amount of time that we spend with colleagues, I find it pretty important to encourage friendships ...

by John Rampton  | February 23, 2016 05:00:00
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3 dirty little habits that will kill your entrepreneurial dream

Avoid these career-limiting habits that can hold you back from achieving success.

If you look around and see other entrepreneurs who are succeeding where you are not, you may want to look deeper. Sometimes our lives simply don’t progress at the same rate as others.However, if you’re noticing a trend that your ship never ...

by Matthew Toren  | August 17, 2015 01:00:00
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Stop thinking and start doing: The power of practicing more

Here are three reasons why you should prioritize active practice over passive learning.

We all have goals that we want to achieve in our lives. These goals may include learning a new language, eating healthier and losing weight, becoming a better parent, saving more money, and so on.It can be easy to assume that the ...

by James Clear  | July 21, 2015 01:00:00