INTRODUCTION

Procrastination is a behavior that harms everyone that falls under its spell. The lighter side post today looks once more at this phenomenon and what we may be able to do about it.

This is a subject that we look at in a lighter frame of mind, but the consequences can be quite serious if procrastination sufferers carry it to the extreme.

Online marketers have a hard job, There are so many things that we need to get done daily. Once things start slipping, that list of to-do items keeps on growing, and ovwr time, we feel ovrwhelmed and often just quit!

I offer some concrete advice and training that will help you be more aware of moments when you tend to procrastinate and then provide some tips on steps to take to move to action from inaction or avoidance of action…

Oh yes…Some people are procrastinating right now because they are here when they should be doing something else…That is OK, because what you learn in the next few minutes will save you hours and hours of wasted time later when you get back to what you are supposed to be doing…

Promise!

WHY PROCRASTINATION

This is a subject that affects us in our personal and professional lives, and when we suffer from this, the affects tend to bleed into both sides of our lives…

Think about it…When you procrastinate at work, it means that to get the work done you have scheduled, you spend more time, which cuts into your personal time…Not good…

Here is a fun video on the subject:

 

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This is a video pushing an audible.com book, but notice the subject has a broad appeal…Many people are concerned with their propensity for procrastinating…There atre over 3 million views of this video in less than a week, and that on YouTube.

YouTube is a video access point that is more known for building total views over a longer period of time. Statistically, it is Facebook that will get such numbers over the short haul.

This indicates to me that there i a LOT of interest in this subject of procrastination…

Hence this lighter side post today on the subject…

Here is another example:

I could provide a hundred, but we do not want you to spend TOO much time here when you could be out getting things done! So we will add in one more video only (this is a good one!)…

This is a TED Talk presentation by Tim Urban on the subject…

 

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This slightly more serious look at procrastination provides his very humorous take on the malady of procrastination and why we get struck with procrastination…

Plus he offers a bit of advice on how to combat it!

Bottom line is that you can rest a little easier knowing that ALL people suffer from procrastination at one point or another in their lives.

Some people are better at avoiding it than others, but EVERYONE has avoided doing things that need to be done at least once or twice..

Did you know that people can be procrastinating when they TALK about procrastination? They know they are doing it, but they STILL do not take corrective action…

The “Panic Monster” that Tim talks about is often finally the motivator that pushes us to complete what we KNOW has to be done…

It can be a cycle that we fall into that lowers our productivity, and if carried to the extreme, it can have a devastating effect on our lives.

So let’s move on from knowing what procrastination is to doing something about it. There are tools and tips that when practiced will help you remove yourself from the delay and panic mode you may find yourself in all too often…

HOW YOU CAN BATTLE PROCRASTINATION

There are many ways to take corrective action when you notice that you are once again procrastinating…Let’s look at just one in this short post…

How To Boost Your Productivity As An Online Marketer

It us helpful to create a set of rules that you agree to follow when you see that you have a problem with productivity (which is what procrastination is all about).

In general if you notice that you are procrastinating, you will then know what you will do…You have a list of corrective actions to take…Of course it is still up to you to follow the rules you set for yourself…

This may not solve all of your tendency to procrastinate, but it will get you started on  the path to minimizing instances when you DO procrasitinate.

Here are some more things I can suggest:

Write a list of things to get done daily…Cross them off as you complete them and agree to reward yourself for getting a certain percentage of them done…

Then stick to that agreement! 

Let’s say you have a list of 20 things to get done, and once you start moving through that list, you get distracted by one thing or another. You know as a home based worker this can easily happen…

 

Over time…

As you start following your own set of rules that allow you to get more done, just as procrastination was a habit, so too will getting things done become a habit, a good one!

By agreeing to a structure to realize when you procrastinate and knowing what actions to take, you break that cycle of delays, indecision, guilt, panic, and finally and belatedly, action.

This becomes the new norm, and although you have to guard against slipping back into your earlier behaviors, you have the tool you need to stay on target to faster meet your goals, aspirations, and success.

The rules you develop are behavioral in nature. They do NOT have to be too specific, with one or two exceptions…Perhaps situation specific tasks require a situation specific rule, other wise general rules are fine…

Print and post these rules where you can easily see them at your work station. Make sure to look at them at the beginning and the end of your day. Live them, breathe them, use them, and they will become yours!

There are a lot more tools, tips, and advice available to you today to really drill down on the subject of procrastination. These materials will help you not only for your online marketing business, but on the personal side as well…

I have saved you the time of finding such materials and have compiled these below. All the training is excellent and will help you even more!

Have a look…

ADDITIONAL TRAINING

For most people just being aware and learning some new habits on how to break the cycle of procrastination and tehn panic action is enough.

There are those that would find some additional guidance useful, and it is for these folks that I have added some training that you can secure right here!

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TRAINING # 1 – 20 Productivity Boosting Methods For The Positive Mind

This eBook will show you how to increase your effectiveness as an online  marketer. You will see how becoming more effective means that you are procrastinating less!

Cost: See the bundle price…

Next, we have…

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TRAINING # 2 – Managing Time Well

This is such an important consideration as an online marketer. If you do not manage your time, you will get far less done and have a much more stressful time as you establish and grow your business.

Getting organized and knowing what to do when will help you in your professional and personal life. This book is chock full of great advice on how to get started!

COST: See the bundle price

Next, we have…

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TRAINING # 3 – Procrastination Killer

This eBook will provide yet more advice and tips on how to rid yourself of the beast of procrastination. It complements the other training content offered in the bundle and will be very useful for you…

COST: See The Bundle Price

Next, there is this training…

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TRAINING # 4 – No Procrastination

Yet one more perspective on procrastination and this one offers even more advice for you. The idea is to get you an array of views so you can pick and choose what applies to you and the steps you can plan for yourself to rid yourself of the procrastination blues!

COST: See The Bundle Price

Last, but definitely NOT least, I have this training for you…

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TRAINING # 5 – Entrepeneurial Success + Entrepeneurial Gold Video Series

The basic package comes with a book, a report, a resource guide, a mind map, and the upgrade includes audio and video of the training content. This upgrade option is there for those that prefer to visually see or hear the training as opposed to reading…

COST: See The Bundle Price Below

Ok, there you have it…The bundle above has EVERYTHING you will need to get a proper focus on your work, rid yourself of those bad habits, and point yourself in the direction to success!

This training bundle is available today at the low price of $19.95 for the basic package, and for $29.95 with the upgraded Gold Series Training for Entrepeneurial Success .

Both represent a high value for the cost. When was the last time you took your family to dinner? I am sure that your bill was more than the cost of the total package, and isn’t an investment in YOU worth that?

They will appreciate it when likely you can take them to a steak house instead of a fast food joint for the next family meal! You will be able to do this because you have trained yourself on what to do and how to do it…WITHOUT procrastination!

This package has books, research reports, resource reports, checklists, mind maps, and with the uprade, audio and videos. This is literally well over $140 USD of valuable training that I am providing you!

Altogether these training materials will help make you an expert on productivity and allow you to completely cut procrastination from your life. This then opens the door to:

(1) Feeling  better about yourself.

(2) Getting more done.

(3) Having the time to work om your personal relationships, and…

(4) Your online marketing business will grow faster and do so in a focused manner.

You can get instant access to this training bundle right now by clicking on the green button directly below…

On the sales page you will have two options, one is the basic package, and one is the upgraded video and audio package…

There are no upsells to this training, I do not want to drag you through any sales funnel of 10-12 offers that you are not interested in…Just the training offers you see above!

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CONCLUSION

Procrastination is a phenomenon that costs in so many ways…It costs time, money, relationships, and causes stress, and loss of peace in people – this holds true for both the procrastinator and those around that person…

The more we are aware of it the better. I say this because as online marketers, we have more opportunities to procrastinate than with some other fields of work…

The less we get done, the less success we are likely to have as online marketers…This is a fact. There are always exceptions to the rule, but in general this is true…

So please, if you need more than what this lighter side post provides in the basic content, grab yourself the additional training I have made available…

Use that training to once and for all grapple with the instant gratification monster that Tim mentions and set yourself on a path for achieving more success in your life.

The training will help you in attaining that inner satisfaction of knowing that you are doing all you can do, being all you can be, and sharing all that you can share…

Thanks and have a great day!

 

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FINAL POINT(S)

I always include this final point in my posts and with reason…I implore you to take just a small portion of your time to take the following easy to do actions:

(1) Please rate this post on procrastination. I have a star rating element at the top of this page right under the title (to the left side). Your feedback helps me get better at my trade plus it helps prospective readers too!

(2) If this short lighter side post WAS useful to you,  consider sharing it with others…I have added very convenient social sharing buttons near the top-right side of this page for your use…

(3) Lastly,  please add in your own experiences and feedback on procrastination below in the comment section. We all learn when we share and discuss…

Thanks in advance…

Cheers!

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ABOUT DAVE:  

Dave has been involved in sales for 20 years with offline products and has been fortunate to have traveled the world while realizing up to $4 million USD a month in gross sales of products he promoted.

He has brought that experience to the online world and this is one of his online ventures. This site is intended to present ideas, products, tools, tips and more that will help all those seeking to make money online have success.

Subjects covered are diverse, but in totem, you can learn a lot about the things that you will need to have success with online business right here. This includes things to do and things NOT to do!

Enjoy!