Procrastination, if unaddressed, can affect you professionally and stop you from completing tasks and reaching your goals.
Procrastination can negatively affect you, both professionally and personally. Professionally, it can prevent you from achieving tasks and goals, which will likely have career consequences. Personally, it can lead to feelings of being overwhelmed can and affect your success and achievement. Tamal Das, a writer for MakeUseOf, proposes eleven tips to help you avoid procrastination and meet deadlines.
Understanding why you procrastinate is fundamental to successfully implementing the ten other strategies and involves open self-reflection. You may also need input from others as we are often unaware of why we procrastinate. As a benchmark, Das outlines some common reasons as to why we procrastinate. Once the root cause of why you procrastinate has been identified, you can then implement remediation strategies. Even if you don’t have a procrastination problem, these tips might still help you to be more efficient within your workplace.