How to Deal With Procrastination - Task 3811

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How to Deal With Procrastination - Task 3811

  1. 1. How to Deal With Procrastination
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>Procrastination plague all of us. </li></ul><ul><li>More plans go astray, more dreams go unfulfilled and more time is wasted by procrastination than any other single factor. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Important <ul><li>To conquer procrastination, we must overcome our inertia, our tendency to resist taking action. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Main Reasons <ul><li>We tend to put off things that are unpleasant, things that are difficult, and things that involves tough decisions. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Main Reasons <ul><li>Waiting for the “right” mood or the “right” time to tackle the important task at hand. </li></ul><ul><li>A fear of failure or success. </li></ul><ul><li>Underdeveloped decision making skills. </li></ul><ul><li>Perfectionism (&quot;I don't have the right skills or resources to do this perfectly now, so I won't do it at all.&quot;) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Main Outcomes <ul><li>Delay answering a phone call you may lose a customer. </li></ul><ul><li>Delay servicing a machine you may have a costly breakdown. </li></ul><ul><li>Delay improving your operations and you may lose your competitive advantage. </li></ul><ul><li>Delay exercising your may shorten your life. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Strategies to Overcome Procrastination <ul><li>Fragment the work: sometimes it helps to tackle unpleasant jobs in small pieces. </li></ul><ul><li>Set a deadline: It helps people to get started. </li></ul><ul><li>Promise yourself a reward. </li></ul><ul><li>Delegate unpleasant tasks. </li></ul><ul><li>Hire specialized help. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Lico Reis Consultoria & Línguas Prof. Lico Reis www.licoreis.com [email_address] E-books: www.migre.me/oQ5 Linkedin: www.migre.me/1d9r Twitter: Licoreis

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