How to stop procrastinating and start doing!

 
How to stop procrastinating and start doing!
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How to stop procrastinating and start doing!

How to stop procrastinating

Do you leave everything to the last minute and work right up to the deadline?

Do you always have time to paint your nails, make a snack or take a snooze, but never to finish that job application or make that long-overdue phone call to your mother-in-law?

Yes? Then you are a procrastinator...

But don't worry - we all are, to some extent. Procrastinating is quite normal, according to psychologist Dr. Piers Steel, whose book The Procrastination Equation explores the phenomenon in depth.

That said, we can all work to reduce the time we waste procrastinating and to limit its impact on our lives, both at work and at home.

We asked Piers why we procrastinate and what we can do to improve our time management. Read on for some top tips on how to stop procrastinating and start doing! 


Victoria Turk
15/08/2012
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