Structured procrastination

Putting things off can be turned into a productivity tool:

Perry’s advice is, first, to make a list of the things you have to do. Put a few important tasks at the top—these are the ones you will procrastinate. Then, below them, list some tasks that aren’t as important but that you nevertheless need to do. According to Perry, doing these less important tasks “becomes a way of not doing the things higher on the list.”

(The procrastination-killing tactic to try now (or in 10 minutes, Fast company)

Also Lifehacker lists Five counterintuitive ways to use procrastination and become productive. Structured procrastination is one of the items in the list.


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