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Procrastinators’ guide to punctuality

Most of us procrastinates and some are chronic procrastinators.  Due to the hectic schedule of our lives, we do some times procrastinate things that we want to do.  By some estimates, 20 percent of people consider themselves to be chronic procrastinators and many more put things off on occasion. If procrastination is getting in between you and your life goals, try these suggestions for getting things done with less delay.

Understanding Why You Procrastinate

1.      Spot perfectionism.

Procrastination and perfectionism often go hand in hand. You may be setting your standards so high that they intimidate you from doing your best. Determine if you’re avoiding important tasks because you’re anxious about how well you’ll perform.

2.      Make up your mind.

You might procrastinate because you find it challenging to make decisions. You keep developing more options and telling yourself that you’re doing background research rather than buckling down to more concrete work.

3.     Analyze your feelings about the last minute rush.

Maybe you’ve become conditioned to the euphoria you feel when working under pressure. You may need to find more productive ways to motivate and reward yourself.

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Stay Motivated at Work

Everyone needs motivation to do their best in the workplace. It can be difficult to wake up every day, commute to work and settle in at your desk five days a week for forty hours a week and still maintain a certain amount of success.

We have all had days when motivation escapes us. Maybe we aren’t feeling well that day or a personal matter interferes with our concentration on the work in front of us. This is normal, but there are ways to avoid these distractions to stay focused and motivated in the office.

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Get More Done in Less Time

In today’s world, many of us find that there is so much to do with so little time.  Time becomes a luxury item.   The precious 1440 minutes each of us have each day passes byquickly, so you surely don’t want to waste any of them! By maximizing your efficiency, you can complete every item on your to-do list with time to spare!

Easier said than done ?  Yes, sure.  It is not easy as it means discipline and self control but it does not mean it is impossible. 

Let’s explore some ways where can get more done in less time.  

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Don’t forget to make time for yourself

Do you feel busy with things to do but feel like you don’t get enough “personal” time ?  There are so many things that can keep us occupied; such as career, family and friends. Although your responsibilities may sometimes seem overwhelming, you can create more time for yourself.  It is important to create some “me time”.

If you’d like to carve out a piece of your life just for you, take a look at these ideas and inspirations.

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Improve Productivity Through Time Management

An effective management of time can boost your productivity and get more done during the day. If you’re struggling to meet your goals or cross items off your to-do list, experimenting with time management systems can be a big help.

Getting Things Done.

The GTD, or Getting Things Done, system was designed by David Allen, and utilizes a five phase approach to taking control of your life and improving your productivity. These five phases are Collect, Process, Organize, Review, and Do.

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Make Time for Yourself

Do you push yourself to be all that you can be? In your drive for excellence, you may take on so many projects that life often seems chaotic. In the midst of doing it all, do you remember to take time for yourself?

Spending time on YOU is critical! It enables you to feel rested, calm, stress-free, and fulfilled. When you’ve had proper rest, you can accomplish more and maintain the stamina to continue.

On the other hand, if you neglect to make time for yourself, you’re more likely to become depressed, stressed, or unhappy.

Perhaps you feel that there’s just not enough time for you. Somewhere in the mix, you lost any time you ever had for yourself. However, the good news is that, with some creativity and perseverance, you can recapture some of that critical you-time!

Improve Your Life with Time Management

Ever felt that your pile of work never get done ? Tired after half a day’s work ? Are you overworked, stressed out and overwhelmed ?The secret to gaining control of your life and feeling more peace is effective time management.

When you begin to put wise time management techniques into practice, you’ll no longer be tossed in every direction by the storms of life. By learning to focus your energy in the right direction, you’ll get more done and complete all of the important things that you must accomplish.

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