May 13, 2011
Avoid Procrastinating This Summer
At the Legal Intelligencer blog, productivity consultant Neen James offers 10 tips on how to avoid procrastinating this summer. Here are three of my favorites:
Identify activities that tempt you to procrastinate. If there is something you don't enjoy, remind yourself that you know you have procrastinated in the past when this activity occurs; however, this time you will choose to be productive.
Invest 15 minutes. Dedicate 15 minutes for a task or activity. You will be able to create the to-do list, or write some notes or just do something -- one thing -- for 15 minutes.
Spend time 'debriefing' activities that make you procrastinate. Find out why you didn't want to do it or why you were distracted. Make a note to be aware of this the next time the activity occurs.
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