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  • 1. Presented by Ali Procrastination Tuesday, January 26, 2010 547C Platform Skills
  • 2. <ul><li>Purpose </li></ul><ul><li>Procrastination definition </li></ul><ul><li>Why we procrastinate </li></ul><ul><li>Methods to Overcome Procrastination </li></ul>
  • 3. 1 The meaning
  • 4. <ul><li>Putting off important tasks to the last minute. </li></ul><ul><li>Procrastinators often never perform the required task. </li></ul>
  • 5. <ul><li>Procrastination affects millions of people. </li></ul><ul><li>It can best be defined as delaying required or desired tasks by choosing other activities. </li></ul>
  • 6. 2 The reasons
  • 7. <ul><li>Want to avoid work you don’t like. </li></ul><ul><li>Waiting the “right” mood or the “right” time. </li></ul><ul><li>Too “Busy” to get the really important things done. </li></ul><ul><li>Afraid of failing. </li></ul><ul><li>Can’t make a decision. </li></ul><ul><li>Given up hope that a situation can be changed or affected. </li></ul><ul><li>Overworked, tired. </li></ul>
  • 8. <ul><li>Procrastination leads to stress and/or self-esteem. </li></ul>
  • 9. 3 How to Overcome Procrastination
  • 10. <ul><li>Plan your day each day. </li></ul><ul><li>Plan your week. </li></ul><ul><li>Break down big tasks into smaller components. </li></ul><ul><li>Get help making decisions. </li></ul><ul><li>Believe in yourself and in your ability to accomplish anything you want. </li></ul>
  • 11. <ul><li>work smarter, not harder </li></ul>
  • 12. <ul><li>Step 1: Recognize that you&apos;re Procrastinating </li></ul><ul><li>Some useful indicators which will help you pull yourself up as soon as you start procrastinating include: </li></ul><ul><li>Filling your day with low priority tasks from your To Do List. </li></ul><ul><li>Reading an e-mail or request that you&apos;ve noted in your notebook or on your To Do List more than once, without starting work on it or deciding when you&apos;re going to start work on it. </li></ul><ul><li>Sitting down to start a high-priority task, and almost immediately going off to make a cup of coffee or check your e-mails. </li></ul><ul><li>Leaving an item on your To Do list for a long time , even though you know it&apos;s important. </li></ul><ul><li>Regularly saying &amp;quot;Yes&amp;quot; to unimportant tasks that others ask you to do, and filling your time with these instead of getting on with the important tasks already on your list. </li></ul>
  • 13. <ul><ul><li>Ask someone else to check up on you. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Always remind yourself that you are getting money from this work thus you have to do it. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Start with some quick, small tasks if you can. </li></ul></ul>
  • 14. Conclusion
  • 15. <ul><li>Summary </li></ul><ul><li>Definition. </li></ul><ul><li>Reasons. </li></ul><ul><li>Overcome. </li></ul><ul><li>And don’t forgot </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reward yourself </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Punish yourself </li></ul></ul>
  • 16. Citation <ul><li>Time Management . Retrieved on (2010, January 15). From </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.mindtools.com/pages/main/newMN_HTE.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Kstone . Overcome Procrastination Once and For All . Retrieved on (2010, January 22). From </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.lifehack.org/articles/productivity/overcome-procrastination-once-and-for-all.html </li></ul>
  • 17. <ul><li>? </li></ul>
  • 18. <ul><li>THANK YOU </li></ul>

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