[PODCAST 037]: How to Overcome Procrastination

Certified Professional Organizer Debbie Rosemont talks about how to overcome procrastination.

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00:30 What is procrastination?

01:00 What causes procrastination?

01:45 The ‘shiny object’ syndrome

02:26 The false belief…

03:03 “Filling up the container”

03:30 Debbie describes a client procrastination issue

05:20 “What Are You Waiting For?” – Debbie’s procrastination presentation

06:20 The number one reason people procrastinate

07:30 Getting in the zone

11:00 Steps to getting over procrastination

12:17 Getting over your distractions

13:00 Gaining clarity to move forward

14:27 Breaking down your projects

16:40 “Stop messing around”

17:20 Setting up rewards for accomplishing tasks

18:34 Blocking time and honoring it

19:12 Having someone hold you accountable

19:44 “Done is better than perfect”

Read Debbie's companion article on this subject called, "Ten Strategies to Overcome Procrastination"

Debbie Rosemont is a Certified Professional Organizer, Productivity Consultant and Trainer, Owner of Simply Placed and author of the book Six-Word Lessons to Be More Productive. Simply Placed teaches organized systems and productive habits that allow busy professionals to maximize their time, focus on their priorities, reduce stress, improve their customer service and increase their bottom line.