There are three ways of getting things done:
1. Procrastinating until the last minute. Deadlines are motivating.
2. Sucking it up and just doing it. Pain works!
3. Perfect planning, organization, and execution.
[If you are #3 I don't want to talk to you. You are clearly a robot. You can leave now. Go! Shoo!]
There, we’re alone now and we can talk. I’m not a fan of pain, are you? I hate making myself do stuff I don’t wanna. It’s so much easier to pretend it’s not there as long as possible … and then do it. You know, after I’ve let it hang over my head awhile, making me crazy. I’m funny that way.
While the just-get-it-over-with approach has some merit, I’m proposing that instead we find ways to make procrastination work. Here’s how:
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