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So You Think Procrastination Is Bad? Read This and You Just Might Change Your Mind

This is a guest post by Niraj Ranjan.

Everyone these days is talking about how to kick procrastination’s butt and eliminate it forever from a person’s life, and not too surprisingly, you often see it come back to knock at your door, yet again.

A better approach, I think, is to accept that procrastination is a common phenomenon, which most people face at some point or the other - accept procrastination, accommodate it and take advantage of it even.

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Your To-Do List Is Destroying Your Productivity — Here’s How To Fix It

This is a guest post by Benjamin Brandall.

What’s to blame when you can’t hit to-do list zero? It’s not that you have too much to do, or not enough time — you’re getting in your own way.

By day (and most of the night), I run the Process Street blog. That doesn’t just mean writing articles. It’s reviewing submissions, editing posts and talking to journalists. It’s writing landing page copy, podcast show notes and emails to our subscribers. On top of that, unfortunately, I have a personal life.

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Reaching Your Goals: A Simple Way to Get Started

Let me ask you something: Did you set goals for 2016 on New Year’s Eve? You did? Ok, got it.

Let me ask you another question: How are you making progress with your goals? Already achieved? Awesome!

So if you have already reached your goals, then this post might not be for you.

Then again, if you haven’t even got started, if you are on the verge of dropping the ball, or you are about to quit reaching your goals, then read on.

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Do Yourself a Favor: Stop Being Perfect!

Have you ever tweaked, tweaked and tweaked your task, hesitant to let go of it, until you felt it was perfect? If you can remember those moments, you are not alone; I have experienced that too and I think I was just wasting my time!

Perfection is often thought as a “holy grail”, a destination one has to reach with his/her work. However, there is also a downside to it, as it can be a source of procrastination, missed deadlines and being unable to finish what you have started.

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