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Entries Tagged as 'Procrastination'

Old-Fashioned Time Management

November 8th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Time management and productivity training is an interesting field. On the one hand, things are changing all the time: The tools, distractions, and priorities that people set for themselves change with new career paths and technologies. Meanwhile, a lot of what goes into “getting more done” boils down to a few key concepts that don’t […]

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Procrastination Is a Habit, But So Is Proactivity

May 24th, 2011 · No Comments

Most of us have, at one time or another, fallen into the trap of putting off things we really need to take care of. It’s amazing how addictive that little habit can become. But the good news is that accomplishing things – and especially removing some of our biggest obstacles and stressors – can become […]

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Improve Self Discipline – How to Accomplish Anything with Scheduling and Organizing Techniques

July 9th, 2008 · 3 Comments

Two things have just presented themselves to me in the last hour that both focused on self-discipline.  They came from two people who were trying to achieve goals and kept getting stuck.  While the areas are different, there is an overlap in the processes that bring the desired results. Situation One: A teacher/real estate investor […]

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Benefits of Accomplishing Your Biggest Tasks First Thing in the Morning

April 1st, 2008 · 5 Comments

There is an old adage that says if you eat a frog first thing in the morning, the rest of your day looks pretty easy. If you have two frogs to eat, pick the biggest, ugliest one first. Your personal “frog” is the project or activity that: Yields the most benefit for you in reaching […]

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Tags: Personal Productivity · Planning · Procrastination · Time Management

Holding onto Distractions and Interruptions

January 22nd, 2008 · No Comments

It is a common refrain: “I’d get something done if I weren’t always interrupted and distracted.” There are tools and techniques that help you manage your daily schedule better and get more productive work done. However even when someone is familiar with the processes, they may still not be utilizing the concepts. Why? Have you […]

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Dealing with a Procrastinator

December 7th, 2007 · No Comments

In my previous posting, I itemized frequently-cited reasons for procrastination and what you could do to conquer it. However that is supposing that you are the one procrastinating. On the other hand, you may be the take-charge, do-it-now personality and have to live or work with a procrastinator. The do-it-now person often struggles to understand […]

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Tags: Personal Productivity · Procrastination · Team Productivity