Putting things off might be as
American as apple pie, but when the procrastination simply must
stop, try these tips from Kerul Kassel, author of Productive
Procrastination (Echelon Press) and Stop Procrastinating
Now (New Leaf Systems).
Perfectionist tendencies inhibit your productivity. Accept yourself
and your abilities, and keep moving.
Drop tired old goals.
If you have desires that you’ve never been able to accomplish,
consider dropping these goals, at least for the moment (and maybe
Learn to say no. When
you catch yourself pro-mising to take care of something, recognize
your propensity for procrastination and be careful about
Take it step by step.
When your eyes are trained only on the finish line, it can seem
really far away. If your focus is on the immediate next step, the
entire project will feel less arduous.