Beat procrastination by focusing on the next step.

by Karlee

I used to procrastinate alot because I had mountains of things to do. I tried setting goals but often the goals were really big and I just procrastinated.

While I think goals are important what I do now is to focus on the next step. So rather than think about the 1 year plan - which often seemed so far away and, as a result, I procrastinated, now I just focus on the next step.

For example, if I have to write a 300 page report - which I just submitted (YIPPPEEE) I try to break it down into the smaller segments and focus on what I have to do today.

All the best


Kell's reply:

Hi Karlee

Thanks for your great procrastination tip.

Setting goals and focusing on the daily activities that will help you to achieve your goals is an important daily habit of success.

Breaking tasks into smaller tasks is a great way to overcome procrastination.

I talk more about it in overcoming procrastination.

For a more structured goal setting approach try this goal setting plan.

Congratulations on getting your report in.

I submit my PhD later this week - so I am feeling that same sense of euphoria.

All the best

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