Tag Archives: time management

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If it’s not staring me in the face, I probably won’t get round to reading it

In the constant battle with interesting posts I see online and want to read but not now, when I discovered Instapaper I thought it was the answer – so easy to just add a post to my Instapaper so that … Continue reading

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Why I’m better at sprints than marathons – some thoughts about procrastination

At least one of the reasons for my procrastination is that I need a sense of urgency to get motivated to do certain tasks. A deadline gets my adrenaline going. The pressure of having to get something done by a … Continue reading

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I was going to write something about staying focused but I got distracted

It was a comment on my previous post that got me thinking about this. I do sometimes long for the days of the typewriter, when I could sit down and type something without a zillion other things vying for my … Continue reading

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Why I don’t think I can computerise my to do list

had been wondering about this recently, as so far I haven’t really managed to create a system that works for me long-term – every now and again I’ve started a new notepad or something where I would jot down each … Continue reading

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A procrastinator without a deadline is like a fish without a…

well, I don’t have to complete that heading right now, do I? There’s no rush, is there? That is my problem with having no deadlines – I’m naturally inclined to procrastination, and therefore if I have no deadline there is … Continue reading

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What are you doing?

I have the feeling that this was the message on Twitter at one time, before they changed it to the less threatening “What’s happening?” – maybe they realised that for many people sitting at the computer and reading through tweets … Continue reading

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Doing the boring stuff

So there’s this guy who works at a camp and feels called to doing the sort of maintenance-type stuff which isn’t very glamorous or exciting but it is essential so that other people can enjoy what they are there to … Continue reading