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Category Archives: Stop procrastinating

The opposite of batching

The opposite of batching

You probably know that you can save your time and increase your productivity by batching your activities, and we talked about it in this blog before (see below the link to the video about batching). Today we are talking about a strategy that is opposite of batching! It is to help you get certain thingsContinue Reading

Feeling BAD about your writing?

Feeling BAD about your writing?

Are you feeling bad about your writing? Does it lead to procrastination and the fear that it is not going to be good enough? Do you fear that your co-authors or the supervisor will criticise you and it stops you in your tracks? Today’s video is exactly about this same problem: when you feel reallyContinue Reading

How to get work done despite of…

How to get work done despite of…

Many of us woke up this Friday to a shocking news about the outcome of the EU referendum. Some of us were so affected and so worried that we could not even focus on our work for the whole day. The truth is that we all get unpleasant news from time to time that canContinue Reading

Stop procrastinating (funny!)

Stop procrastinating (funny!)

Today I want to share with you this funny video by Ellen DeGeneres on procrastination. Sometimes simply hearing someone describing the procrastination and laughing about it helps you to stop procrastinating and to get going with the task!   So what to do if you have the whole day to yourself and want to getContinue Reading

How to create accountability

How to create accountability

You would probably agree with me that creating accountability helps you to become more productive. This is because work loves to be measured and to be accountable for. In this video, I share with you how to create an outside accountability. I explain how exactly we do it in any of my courses and programs!Continue Reading