How to defeat procrastination and get the most out of life
I believe that procrastination keeps the majority of human beings from getting the most out of life. What is it exactly? The word procrastination literally means to leave something "for tomorrow." It comes from the Latin words pro (for) and cras (tomorrow). Procrastination is the postponement of something that you know you should do.
Time - Your most valuable asset in the war against procrastination
Research shows that people spend most of their time and effort working on activities that have nothing to do with the success of their projects. I'm convinced that procrastination is the main reason people fail to live richer lives. If you want to get serious about eliminating the habit of procrastination, you can start right now by recognizing that your most valuable asset is time.
How to beat procrastination - Face your fear and do it anyway
Many people procrastinate because they fear they'll look foolish if they fail. It took Edison more than 10,000 failed attempts to discover the tungsten filament that worked in the incandescent light bulb. A reporter asked him how he managed to go on working in the face of so many failures. Edison told the reporter that each failure gave him hope; every time he failed, he knew he was one step closer to finding the answer. Edison believed that "many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up."