THE PROCRASTINATOR IN YOUR LIFE

MANAGING PEOPLE WHO PROCRASTINATE

Due to procrastination, employees lose their productivities and cause companies billions of dollars lost.

COMMITMENT VS. COMPLIANCE

As a manager, you need to use inviting commitment rather than demands for compliance.

FOCUSING ON STARTING VS. FINISHING

Effective managers always have the ability to communicate with their employees. Focusing on starting is much more effective for a perfectionist.

GETTING RESULTS OR GIVING CRITICISM

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FINE-TUNING YOUR PROGRESS

PLANNED SETBACKS
You can try to plan procrastination when you meet a big project, and record your self-statement, these statements may be your old pattern.

RESILIENCE AND HARDINESS

Resilience
Resilience is very important when you fail, every time you fail you can bounce back from it and know your performance isn’t your self-worth, but your performance is connected to your perseverance. You don’t need to be responsible for what had happened to you, but you need… Read all/全文

WORKING IN THE FLOW STATE

Being into the state of flow is beneficial to your mental and physical health.

USING MORE OF YOUR BRAIN
Using your left side of your brain is important, you need to shift into a state of flow. You need to stop your linear thought.

IT’S ONLY YOUR FIRST DRAFT
Creativity is important, how to get into it? You need to suspend criticism and linear thought and get into the state of flow.

LEARNING TO FOCUS
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6. THE UNSCHEDULE

When things start, we find the projects take less time than your thinking.

EVEN PRODUCERS NEED A SYSTEM

This system is recording your time in the period of working, record every time in your period, you will reduce your fear about your so-called threatening subject.

REVERSE PSYCHOLOGY

If you restrict your time of the study, you may have an aversion about it, you want to break the authority for yourself, and you will find you will increase your time of the study. So, set a rule of your… Read all/全文

GUILT-FREE PLAY, QUALITY WORK

If you see your work insatiable and infinite, you fell into a negative mind.

THE IMPORTANCE OF PLAY

Play can make us more effective, more creative, producers have more time to play than procrastinators.

We need to know that play is important, through recreation and playing we get creativity. So in order to improve efficiency we need to spend time to play. We need plan for some time to play, producers always living without stressing about don’t finish the project.

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HOW TO TALK TO YOURSELF

The “Have To’s”—Messages of Stress

We need to change the self-talk of ‘I have to’.

The “Should’s”—Messages of Depression

If we always said should, we will fell into depression because the ‘should’ corporate many negative minds like I don’t agree, I don’t have a bright future, I don’t like. So change the self-dialogue and make the should image to ‘choose’, you will have freedom.

THE POWER OF CHOICE

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How We Procrastinate

CREATING SAFETY: THE FIRST MAJOR STEP OUT OF PROCRASTINATION

Imaging that we always transform the task to a board before ourself, we can perform well if this board is on the land, but if the board is suspended between two buildings 100 feet above the pavement, then we are fearful to pass it.What’s more, we always feel a fire behind ourself.

We always fell in self-criticism so we use procrastinate to put off tasks until the deadline. It’s a victim mentality that we think… Read all/全文

Why We Procrastinate

I think the reason I always want to text with others is that maybe I want a connection with others to replace my relatives, but I should fish or cut the bait between the connection with others (the emotion relationship build by my parents) or my self-development.

The story of Dorothy shows that procrastination is the choice between the self-improvement and others jealousy.

I need to unlearn the pattern that my tasks are associated with the mind that I am lazy.

Knowing how you spend

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Notes: The Now Habit (1)

Goal: supportive of yourself

The questions about yourself:

1. Obligation.

2. Time (vague terms such as “sometime next week” )

3. Goals and value. (distracted by another plan)

4. Mood, fear.

Conclusion: Our real distress comes from constant anxiety of delaying.

It is important to notice the healing system. But Why we procrastinate? Because we fear a threat to our independence.

The fear of judgment is the key fear that stems from over-identifying who you are.

The critic: You canRead all/全文