Newsletter 495: Declare War on Procrastination!

Declare War on Procrastination!
Declare War on Procrastination!

Procrastination is one of the most common ways that you can sabotage your working day, and it’s a hard habit to break.

You may not think that procrastination is something you are guilty of, or perhaps you struggle to focus on what’s most important. You can identify the warning signs, and explore tips and techniques for overcoming it, in our article, How Can I Stop Procrastinating?

Beating procrastination is a powerful strategy in the battle against poor time management, and you can arm yourself with two more weapons, Effective Scheduling and To-Do Lists.

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How Can I Stop Procrastinating?

How Can I Stop Procrastinating?

Explore these strategies for beating procrastination, and take back control of your working day.

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Effective Scheduling

Effective Scheduling

Learn how to schedule your workload effectively, while still making time for yourself.

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To-Do Lists

To-Do Lists

Find out how to use prioritized To-Do Lists to log your tasks, and tackle them in the right order.

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A Final Note

Procrastination is an easy trap to fall into, but a difficult one to escape! The good news is that it’s something you can beat with a combination of self-discipline and self-motivation.

Next week, we explore how looking after your physical health and well-being can boost your performance at work.

Have a great week!

James sig
James Manktelow (CEO) – Essential Skills for an Excellent Career!

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