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  • 4. Juli 2012 | |
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  • Procrastination

    1. 1. Procrastination I postpone certain tasks constantly. How can I avoid that?
    2. 2. Prokrastination This chapter points out reasons why you postpone working tasks and demonstrates useful methods to avoid postponing.
    3. 3. ProcrastinationLearning objectives To get to know the meaning of procrastination. To get to know reasons for procrastination. To get to know helpful strategies against postponing.
    4. 4. Procrastination What is the meaning of procrastination? Reasons for procrastination Advices against procrastination
    5. 5. Procrastination What is the meaning of  You probably know this proverb: procrastination? „Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today“. Reasons for procrastination If that would be so easy than you won‘t get in the situation that Advices against procrastination you postpone working tasks instead of finish them immediately.  But why do you postpone tasks? Go on to find out some answers.
    6. 6. Procrastination Exercise: Which tasks do you postpone the most? Do you postpone rather telephone calls, administrative tasks or other challenges? You find further instructions of this exercise on the attached work sheet.
    7. 7. Procrastination What is the meaning of Three major reasons are... procrastination? ...stress Reasons for procrastination ...excessive overload ...inactivity Advices against procrastination Now we are going to deal with those reasons.
    8. 8. Procrastination What is the meaning of Stress procrastination?  Procrastination is a common Reasons for procrastination strategy to control stress.  A relaxing working world can help Advices against procrastination you to reduce stress.
    9. 9. Procrastination What is the meaning of Excessive overload procrastination?  Sometimes you have more things to do than you can actually complete. Reasons for procrastination Advices against procrastination  This situation can lead to excessive overload.  Most likely you postpone things when you need it the least.
    10. 10. Procrastination What is the meaning of Inactivity procrastination?  Often you postpone working tasks Reasons for procrastination because you are physically and/or emotional exhausted. Advices against procrastination  If you fall into that pattern you can get stucked in it.  The habit to postpone things can lead to a downward spiral up to a depression.
    11. 11. Procrastination What is the meaning of 1) Arrange tasks procrastination? How can I split tasks into Reasons for procrastination subtasks? Advices against procrastination
    12. 12. Procrastination What is the meaning of 1) Arrange tasks procrastination? How can I split tasks into Reasons for procrastination subtasks? Advices against procrastination Analyse complex, difficult or lengthy tasks: Which sub-steps are included? When do you complete which step?
    13. 13. Procrastination What is the meaning of 2) Start easy procrastination? First of all complete tasks Reasons for procrastination which are easy to work with. Advices against procrastination
    14. 14. Procrastination What is the meaning of 2) Start easy procrastination? First of all complete tasks Reasons for procrastination which are easy to work with. Advices against procrastination To start with easy and comfortable tasks will help you to get in your daily routines. Afterwards you can start with more challenging tasks!
    15. 15. Procrastination What is the meaning of 3) Overcome inhibition procrastination? Start to work on a task for Reasons for procrastination about half an hour and then see what happens. Advices against procrastination
    16. 16. Procrastination What is the meaning of 3) Overcome inhibition procrastination? Start to work on a task for Reasons for procrastination about half an hour and then see what happens. Advices against procrastination To overcome the first hurdle gives swing to reach even more!
    17. 17. Procrastination What is the meaning of 4) Develop anticipation procrastination? After an exhausting and Reasons for procrastination challenging day of work be satisfied proud of yourself. Advices against procrastination
    18. 18. Procrastination What is the meaning of 4) Develop anticipation procrastination? After an exhausting and Reasons for procrastination challenging day of work be satisfied proud of yourself. Advices against procrastination Imagine how pleased you are after you have finished a task.
    19. 19. Procrastination What is the meaning of 5) Speak excuses out loud procrastination? Would you rather drink a Reasons for procrastination coffee with your colleagues than to work on a challenging Advices against procrastination task sometimes?
    20. 20. Procrastination What is the meaning of 1) Speak excuses out loud procrastination? If you hear what your own Reasons for procrastination excuse is, you will be aware of your excuse and its flimsy Advices against procrastination meaning. A look in the mirror increases this effect.
    21. 21. Procrastination What is the meaning of 6) To-do-lists procrastination? What to you have to deal with Reasons for procrastination today and the next couple of days? Advices against procrastination To-d o-list
    22. 22. Procrastination What is the meaning of 1) To-do-list procrastination? Write down all working tasks Reasons for procrastination you have to do and cross out tasks you have completed. Advices against procrastination Differ from important and urgent tasks and set priorities afterwards! Do you remember the ALPS und ABCD- Method?
    23. 23. Procrastination What is the meaning of 7) Reward yourself procrastination? Reward yourself that you Reasons for procrastination completed challenging or uncomfortable working tasks. Advices against procrastination Ensure that you won‘t reward yourself for things you left undone!
    24. 24. Procrastination What is the meaning of 1) Reward yourself procrastination? Reasons for procrastination Do sports, go to a cafe and drink a tasty coffee, simply Advices against procrastination feel good!
    25. 25. Procrastination I don’t reward myself very often. I will try to do that every week for a Great, that will help completed task. you to stay motivated!
    26. 26. ProcrastinationExercise: Do an unpleasant task with the help of the given strategies! You find further instructions of this exercise on the attached work sheet.
    27. 27. Procrastination In this chapter you have learned a lot about how to avoid procrastination. Try to realize those advices the next weeks!
    28. 28. ProcrastinationLearning objectivesTo get to know the meaning of procrastination.To get to know reasons for procrastination.  Stress  Excessive overload  InactivityTo get to know helpful strategies against postponing.  Arrange tasks  Overcome inhibition  Reward yourself

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