Procrastination is often the enemy of efficient, productive work.
Five strategies to overcome this destructive urge
- Eat That Frog : do the worst task first.
- Slice That Pizza: break tasks up into specific, manageable parts.
- Take the First Bite: start the work, even if only for a few minutes.
- Leverage Social Commitment: make goals public, so you feel social pressure to finish.
- Self-Gifting: promise your future self a reward for the completion of the task.