We can define all kinds of things as procrastination: Surfing the web, walking the dog, doing the dishes. How about work? Seldom do we see work as procrastination. But isn’t work often a form of procrastination, preventing us from doing what we actually should be doing? A few things come to mind, in escalating order:… Continue reading Work as Procrastination
Not Lazy. Not Procrastinating. Idle.
When doing my research for Productive Anywhere, I had the chance to interview Raam Dev, who is currently traveling around the United States, embracing a slower pace of life, writing, and deliberately living on a small budget. After finishing the interview, we talked a bit more about our observations and experiences within the work-fetishizing Western… Continue reading Not Lazy. Not Procrastinating. Idle.
Luck Favours the Procrastinator
As I happen to find myself on a (more or less) unvoluntary trip to the internet-free countryside (more on that soon…), I haven´t been able to get new posts written for you guys. So today´s guest post by Rubén Berenguel comes at a great time, and I am especially happy to publish it on The Friendly… Continue reading Luck Favours the Procrastinator
The More You Procrastinate, the Better You Get
Procrastination suffers from bad reputation. We see it as something natural and normal, yet ultimately undesirable. A lot of productivity evangelists and self-pronounced personal development warriors made things worse, declaring procrastination part of the axis of office evils. As such, it had to be fought, even if that meant committing war crimes against your inner… Continue reading The More You Procrastinate, the Better You Get
Mighty Micro Productivity
You have to wait five minutes for your wife or a friend to get ready to leave for dinner. What do you do? You can check your latest tweets or read the news or zap through a few TV channels. Or you can just enter some minutes of flow mode and create cool stuff: Edit… Continue reading Mighty Micro Productivity