#018 – The Now Habit Pt 1: Defining Procrastination [Podcast]

Defining procrastination properly is a vital step to overcome it.  Procrastination is a habit you develop to cope with anxiety about starting or completing a task. … tasks that are boring or overwhelming.

defining procrastination

defining procrastination

We begin a multi-week study on procrastination, inspired by The Now Habit by Neil Fiore.  Your first step toward breaking the procrastination habit and becoming a producer involves redefining procrastination and coming to a new understanding of how and why we use it. Procrastination is not the cause of our problems with accomplishing tasks; it is an attempt to resolve a variety of underlying issues, including low self-esteem, perfectionism, fear of failure and of success, indecisiveness, an imbalance between work and play, ineffective goal-setting, and negative concepts about work and yourself.

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“Defining Procrastination” Show Notes

In this episode, I share on the following topics:

  • The symptoms of procrastination
  • The REAL reason we procrastinate
  • Why labels fail us
  • A new definition for procrastination
  • 10 powerful tools we will use to deal with procrastination

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