Spent all day answering emails instead of diving into a career-defining project? Schedule another meeting to discuss an action plan instead of immediately starting implementation?
None of us has escaped procrastination at work. Though it influences the team’s performance, hardly any employee dares to discuss this problem with a manager. But how does one deal with an unrecognized problem in the workplace?
That’s where the Headway app can come in handy. It provides fun and easy growth for everyone, helping people become a better version of themselves, develop soft skills, and defeat procrastination.
Already wondering how it works? Read this article and get ready to eliminate procrastination.
What’s really behind procrastination?
Many people think procrastination results from poor time management, and some believe it is all about laziness. Hence, they try to overcome it with time management techniques or self-commitment plans that eventually don’t work.
To escape procrastination, you must cheat on your brain. Simply put, you have to make it believe that all you are going to do will bring only positive emotions. More importantly, you need to make this approach a sustainable habit. How do you do it? Follow the next three tips to learn more about how to root out procrastination from your workflow with the Headway app.
5 Tips to Getting Rid of Procrastination
Tip 1 — Turn complex tasks into small and clear ones
Tip 2 — Сhange perspective from “I have to do it” to “I want to do it.”
Tip 3 — Procrastinate with a purpose
During your break, you can take 15 minutes to listen to or read a book summary, watch visual explainers, or get your portion of inspiration with daily insights on the Headway app. The variety of engaging content formats on the Headway app inspires more than 12M people all over the world to gain knowledge on Productivity, Business & Career, Happiness, Leadership, Money & Investments, Health, Negotiation, and many more topics. So you can turn your procrastination habit into a learning one for all of your employees and help them become even more productive and happier.