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Tips, Tricks, and Best Practices to Stop Procrastination

OnDemand Webinar (93 minutes)

Procrastination is a huge problem for many people, and can eat away at both productivity and self-esteem.Even people with good time management skills can waste a great deal of time struggling with procrastination. But there is hope. This topic helps you understand the most common causes of procrastination, and identify your own biggest procrastination challenges. You will then learn practical strategies for overcoming procrastination through two main channels: 1. By overcoming the obstacles that get in the way of you completing a task, and 2. Building up your strength and ability to tackle even the toughest assignments. You will learn how to identify the right strategies for your particular needs, and to become more productive by reducing wasted time. This information is critical for anyone who has trouble getting started or finishing projects, tasks and assignments.

Authors

Maryann Murphy, MSW, CPO?, Maryann Murphy, MSW, Professional Organizer

Agenda

Introduction

• Negative Impacts of Procrastination

Why We Procrastinate

• Most Common Reasons

• Identifying Your Problem

How to Stop Procrastinating by Reducing the Obstacles

• "Change Your State" Solutions

• "Fighting Back" - Counteracting Your Assumptions

• Exploring Your Resistance

• Tricks for Making Them Smaller

• Scheduling in Prime Time

• Making It Fun

Overcoming Procrastination by Increasing Your Strength

• Remind Yourself of Strengths

• Start With What You're Best at

• Make a Plan

• Create Lists of Resources

• Focus on the "Why"

• Get Some Inspiration

• Create Incentives

• Support Partner

Next Steps for Becoming a "Do It Now-er"

• How to Choose the Right Strategies for You

• Getting Support

• Making a Plan for Your Next Steps