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Procrastination: Putting Things off and Delaying The Obvious

Procrastination: Putting Things off and Delaying The Obvious
  • Procrastination – what is it exactly?
  • The five-step Getting into Gear process

Chapter Overview

This chapter deals with that little thing we’re all good at – putting things off until tomorrow. In our daily dealings with our studies and placements, we fumble around grappling to get things done and move forward but somehow we can’t; we keep putting things off. In a nutshell –we procrastinate! By taking you through the five-step Getting into Gear process, this chapter will help you face your procrastination habits, find ways to break the mould, and develop strategies that work for you so that - tomorrow does come, and the job gets done.

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