Tag Archive: Procrastination

The Hibernation Period

Hibernation period

There is a natural experiment going on in the world at an unprecedented scale. Imagine a psychology or behavioural sciences academic requesting more than a billion people to stay at home for a few months and monitor their lives. Not…
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Extending the Life Spans

In a previous post, I mentioned how there is a time to do more of the useful stuff and after rolling the ball according to an essential roadmap, there is a time to do less of the useless stuff. Then…
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Productivity: Do’s vs Dont’s

Productivity is the elusive golden snitch in today’s world. J. K. Rowling describes a seeker’s job in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone as follows. This… is the Golden Snitch, and it’s the most important ball of the lot. It’s…
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Pay with the Right Currency

Right currency

On many occasions, I come across a young man or woman who wants to learn a subject or master something. More often than not, they are looking for a shortcut, or at least a straight cut (e.g., a single book,…
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A Little Foolishness Helps

It is usually assumed that wise and far-sighted people can accomplish any project better than the rest. While it might be true in general, I have observed that having a certain dose of foolishness goes a long way towards achieving…
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Batching the Tasks

Most people want some goals completed and corresponding tasks ticked off their list. So we naturally are interested in any hacks we find on time management. With the passage of time, conventional time management is being accompanied by the concept…
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On Multitasking

From what I know about human productivity, focusing on a single task is the best way to produce quality work. In fact, one of my favourite books The One Thing takes this mono-focus strategy to the highest level possible. One…
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Taming the Willpower

Some people have a very strong willpower. Most want to conquer it but they lose. Can we find a solution to easily tame this monster and work it to our advantage? The answer is yes. In my opinion, overcoming the…
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5 Seconds Rule

I read the 5 seconds rule from Mel Robbins. And I was surprised how an idea that simple could remain hidden from generations of people. Usually when I read motivational quotes by people or some strategies, I know that these…
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The Value in Breaking the Momentum

Once upon a time, I wrote a post on how to go beyond 100 pushups. Following a daily routine obviously pushed me past that goal and then it started to look fairly easy. I could drop to the floor any…
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