Simple tips for giving up on procrastination

Simple tips for giving up on procrastination

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Simple tips for giving up on procrastination

Simple tips for giving up on procrastination

The 2 minute rule

The 2-minute rule states that anything that can be done within 2 minutes should be done immediately without any delay. There are a lot of things you can do in two minutes, like decluttering your desk, washing the dishes, cleaning up the excess storage etc.


The 5 minute rule

his rule states that you should trick your brain when you are feeling friction to start a task by saying that you are only going to work for 5 minutes. Once you initiate the task you will see that it is not very hard to go on. It is the starting of a task that is difficult.

The Pareto Principle

Work expands to the time allowed to it". This is fairly true. What it means is that no matter how much time you are given, you will end up completing the task at your deadline. So you need to create some imaginary deadlines that are going to help you finish a task much faster.


Eat that frog

Remember that even the most productive people procrastinate, yes even Elon Musk. But effective people procrastinate on things that matter less and focus on things that affects the most. Eat your frogs, the ugliest and most difficult tasks that impacts the most in your life and procrastinate on things that matters less.


















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