I need to stop procrastinating

I need to stop procrastinating


I am the world’s worst procrastinator. How can I break this habit and stop wasting time?

First and foremost ask yourself why you’re putting off the task at hand? There’s usually a reason that you’re avoiding replying to emails or filing those receipts. Unfortunately, there is no place for a procrastinator in a successful business, which requires organisation, determination and concentration. Here are three tips to turn procrastination into productivity:

  1. Remind yourself that you are choosing to complete that task as it’s an essential component of being in business
  2. Reward yourself for completing onerous tasks with a short break (5 minutes) spent doing something enjoyable
  3. Keep your tasks for the day manageable by dividing your tasks up into those that are easy (and therefore more pleasant) to do and those that require more effort. Do a mix of both during the course of the day.

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Casandra Visser
Casandra Visser is a Digital Marketing & Content Strategist and writes for Entrepreneur Media SA.