Procrastination – why it’s hopeless and what you can still do about it

Note: Procrastination is the nasty habit of postponing things that need to get done. All the time. On the other hand, if you're not so familiar with Procrastination, you might not be needing this article, because you're a very happy and efficient person. So much has been written in the Productivity Bloging realm about Procrastination - two of ...

Top 10 Questions for an Effective Start of the Week

It's Monday morning. You're at your desk, opening your computer. A cup of coffee is on the table, and you breathe in, before immersing yourself into work. Wait. What's wrong with this picture? What are you getting yourself into? As I mentioned in this post, it's very  easy to waste the day away, answering to emails and prompt ...

3 Best Ideas of 2009

Simple, quick. 3 of the best ideas I came across this year. 1. Buy experiences, not things. Found in Seth Godin's book "What Matters". The idea can be also found in the book I'm reading now - "Affluenza" by Oliver James. In short, today's developed society is focused on consumerism. We end up working our lives away ...

Effectiveness Tip no. 1 – Procrastination

I’m a bad example of procrastination. I tend to put away everything that’s big, seems confusing, or I don’t like doing. But that’s exactly what helps me figure out what needs to be done. What’s Procrastination? Procrastination is defined as the bad habit of constantly postponing things that need to be done. Why you should NOT be afraid of ...