Procrastinating is not a condition or
an event. Taking the time that you
need to decide, think or do something is a given.
I say it’s a bad thing, as time
wasted is forever gone. … It creeps
up on you all at once, too, and
almost gives you a coronary when
you realize that your chore could
have been completed painlessly
yesterday, but now it’s compounded by the chore that could
have been completed painlessly the
I’m going to think about this for a
while and get back to you.
Procrastination can either make
you or break you. Always give yourself enough time to reflect, as long
as you don’t stay there for good.
Procrastination is almost always
bad. A wise man called it “the thief
It depends on the person. Some
people work well under pressure
and/or a tight deadline, so procrastinating is good for them. Others
don’t work that well under pressure, so waiting until the last minute probably isn’t a good idea.
Not when you shop at Costco. [You]
snooze, you lose.
—Barbara Ann Voetsch
WE’RE OFTEN TAUGHT that;procrastination;is a bad thing. Some say it
results in wasted time, lost opportunities and even health issues—
especially when you realize that something due tomorrow has not
been started today. Others claim it can help you make better
decisions, be more creative and eliminate unnecessary tasks.
What do you think?
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• A new way to understand procrastination.
• Procrastination: later is not always better.
• Why wait? The science behind procrastination.
• Putting it off: Research shows reason why we procrastinate.
• Why procrastination is good for you.