Procrastionation

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Procrastionation

  1. 1. Procrastination Welcome to chapter three „Procrastination”
  2. 2. 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.
  3. 3. ProcrastinationWhat is procrastination? During the-learning course you might get to the point that you postpone each chapter everyday. You might feel like you can not finish the course in three weeks This chapter deals because you have to much work to with the topic do. procrastination during the e- learning course and also in your daily work.
  4. 4. Procrastination Reasons for procrastination Three major reasons are... Suggestions to tackle ...stress procrastination ...excessive overload ...exhaustion
  5. 5. Procrastination Reasons for procrastination  Excessive Overload: Sometimes you Suggestions to tackle feel you have more things to do than you can actually complete. procrastination  Stress: When we are stressed – we sometimes lose our focus  Exhaustion: Sometimes we are emotionally and physically exhausted and feel we just don’t have the energy to do any more work!
  6. 6. Procrastination Reasons for procrastination 1) Break large contents into smaller more manageable ones. Suggestions to tackle E-Learning course: procrastination Plan your time for each chapter realistic. You can also split each contents into smaller ones. By the end of the three weeks you completed every chapter!
  7. 7. Procrastination Reasons for procrastination 1) Break large tasks into smaller more manageable ones. Suggestions to tackle Daily work: procrastination Call every customer once per month regarding new sales incentive program. Split into smaller tasks: Call 5 customers per day. By the end of the month – you will have called all of your customers!
  8. 8. Procrastination Reasons for procrastination 2) Start easy Suggestions to tackle First of all: complete tasks which are easy to handle. procrastination You can choose with what content of the chapter you want to start with. Start with the content which might sound familiar to you or you think it might be a less challenging topic.
  9. 9. Procrastination Reasons for procrastination 2) Start easy Suggestions to tackle Starting with easy and comfortable tasks will help you procrastination get into your daily routines. Afterwards you can start with more challenging tasks and contents!
  10. 10. Procrastination Reasons for procrastination 3) Overcome Inertia – tell yourself you only have to work on a content of a chapter for 30 Suggestions to tackle minutes. procrastination You may decide after 30 minutes that you want to continue working on it!!
  11. 11. Procrastination Reasons for procrastination 3) Overcome inhibition Suggestions to tackle Start to work on a content for about half an hour and then see procrastination what happens. To overcome the first hurdle gives swing to reach even more!
  12. 12. Procrastination Reasons for procrastination 4) Think about how good you will feel when you are finished!! Suggestions to tackle procrastination Before starting with one of the chapters, imagine how pleased you will be after you finish the contents.
  13. 13. Procrastination Reasons for procrastination 5) Say your excuses out loud Suggestions to tackle If you hear how your own excuse sounds, you may change your mind procrastination and get started!
  14. 14. Procrastination Reasons for procrastination 6) Maintain a to-do-list Suggestions to tackle Before starting with a chapter write down all the contents you procrastination want to learn this day. You can cross out the contents as you completed and understood them. You will feel successful when you can see all of the contents you have completed!
  15. 15. Procrastination Reasons for procrastination 7) Reward yourself when you complete a chapter! Suggestions to tackle procrastination Go out to lunch, get a coffee!
  16. 16. Procrastination I don’t reward Great, that myself very often. I will help you will try to do that to stay every week for a motivated! completed chapter.
  17. 17. ProcrastinationExercise: Apply the given strategies during the first chapter! You find further instructions of this exercise on the attached work sheet.
  18. 18. ProcrastinationLearning objectivesTo get to know the meaning of procrastination.To get to know reasons for procrastination. Stress Excessive overload ExhaustionTo get to know helpful strategies against postponing. Arrange tasks Overcome inhibition Reward yourself

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