Putting Procrastination on the Back Burner

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Thank God it’s Monday!™ Put procrastination on the back burner. Procrastination is more than a time thief…it robs you of your self-respect and the respect of others. It costs people their jobs, businesses their profits, and it shuts out opportunities for a bright future whenever it becomes a pattern.

Dr. Norman Vincent Peale, in his book The Power of Positive Thinking, describes how procrastination nearly “swamped” him until he did something about it. Here’s his formula for conquering that monster:

  1. Pick one area where procrastination plagues you, and conquer it.
  2. Learn to set priorities and focus on one problem at a time.
  3. Give yourself deadlines.
  4. Don’t duck the most difficult problems.
  5. Don’t let perfectionism paralyze you. IF you put everything off until you’re sure of it,
    you’ll never get anything done.

So it’s time to put procrastination ON the back burner.

Have a great Monday!


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