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8 simple ways to stop procrastinating at work

Mediafeed Logo By Kevin Lawrence of Mediafeed | Slide 1 of 9: We’ve all procrastinated on annoying tasks because there are more exciting or important things we’d rather focus on. Right now you might have a backlog filled with a list of irritating to-dos. These lists are often big piles of awfulness that can quickly drain your life force.I call these irritating tasks toads, because they’re the kind of thing that make you recoil. You’d rather not touch them, or even think about them, if you can get away with it. But here’s the problem with procrastination: You don’t get the important stuff done, you lose time and you make yourself miserable in the process. Tasks you procrastinate can significantly weigh on your mind, even when you’re not aware of it – instead of fully focusing on the important things in life, you expend energy dreading and procrastinating that unpleasant task.When it comes to life’s annoyances, dreading is always worse than doing. But with the right set of strategies, you can take action before the dread even kicks in.Here are eight ways you can stop procrastinating at work. I share more about how to succeed at work and as a leader in my book Your Oxygen Mask First: 17 Habits to Help High Achievers Survive & Thrive in Leadership & Lifehttps://smile.amazon.com/Your-Oxygen-Mask-First-Leadership-ebook/dp/B076TBQP61?sa-no-redirect=1.

8 simple ways to stop procrastinating at work

We’ve all procrastinated on annoying tasks because there are more exciting or important things we’d rather focus on.

Right now you might have a backlog filled with a list of irritating to-dos. These lists are often big piles of awfulness that can quickly drain your life force.

I call these irritating tasks toads, because they’re the kind of thing that make you recoil. You’d rather not touch them, or even think about them, if you can get away with it.

But here’s the problem with procrastination: You don’t get the important stuff done, you lose time and you make yourself miserable in the process. Tasks you procrastinate can significantly weigh on your mind, even when you’re not aware of it – instead of fully focusing on the important things in life, you expend energy dreading and procrastinating that unpleasant task.

When it comes to life’s annoyances, dreading is always worse than doing. But with the right set of strategies, you can take action before the dread even kicks in.

Here are eight ways you can stop procrastinating at work. I share more about how to succeed at work and as a leader in my book Your Oxygen Mask First: 17 Habits to Help High Achievers Survive & Thrive in Leadership & Life

https://smile.amazon.com/Your-Oxygen-Mask-First-Leadership-ebook/dp/B076TBQP61?sa-no-redirect=1

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