Procrastination is a huge productivity killer, and it affects everyone. If you’re a student with a full course load or a professional with a large workload, these tips can help you get back on track.
1. Create and maintain a Work-Progress Journal.
A Work-Progress Journal is exactly what it sounds like; a journal to keep track of the work you’re doing and the progress you’re making. You don’t need any fancy notebook for this. Any notebook would be fine.
Every morning grab your journal and jot down what you plan to do for the day. Either as you complete tasks or after the day ends, record how much time you spent on each task. If you want to be really specific you could use a timer, but estimates are fine, also. This will allow you to get an idea of how much time you need to set aside for repetitive tasks. For the…