"Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy, carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the "someday I'll" philosophy. "
"Putting off an easy thing makes it hard. Putting off a hard thing makes it impossible."
George Claude Lorimer
Nothing is so fatiguing as the eternal hanging on of an uncompleted task.
One of the effective ways of solving procrastination problems is to focus on your goals. The more you can maintain that focus on your goals, the easier it can become to tackle laziness and procrastination habit and keep it in check.
When I'm feeling overwhelmed, I need to remember that all I have to do is the next thing. A few next things later and I've tackled quite a bit!
If you want to make an easy job seem mighty hard, just keep putting off doing it.
Because I understand that by simply being aware that I'm putting off doing something I can make the decision to replace what I am doing (procrastinating) with an action that will lead to my getting what I want to get done
Tomorrow is the day when idlers work, and fools reform.
When you complete even the most minor task, be sure to acknowledge what you have done. This is especially important in the beginning when you are struggling with procrastination behaviors
So many activities seem overwhelming, but if you divide them up into small pieces they are easier to manage.
Procrastinating over important things can lead to a lot missed opportunities in business and work life. Your valuable time will be needlessly wasted because you have difficulty in doing things.
Procrastination is the largest contributor to lost productivity and missed deadlinesthere is
If and When were planted, and Nothing grew.
Procrastination is putting off to another time what you should be doing right now. It's amazing what we will do to avoid doing what we should be doing.
Don't fool yourself that important things can be put off till tomorrow; they can be put off forever, or not at all.
We shall never have more time. We have, and have always had, all the time there is. No object is served in waiting until next week or even until tomorrow. Keep going day in and day out. Concentrate on something useful. Having decided to achieve a task, achieve it at all costs.
Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday.
Doing just a little bit during the time we have available puts you that much further ahead than if you took no action at all.
Indulge in procrastination, and in time yon will come to this, that because a thing ought to be done, therefore you can't do it.
The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
Some people think that they are actually more productive when they wait to the last minute. For some, that may be true, but at the end of the day, better planning and time management is more effective.
Sharon De Jesus
Even if you're on the right track-you'll get run over if you just sit there.
Successful people do not procrastinate. They are decisive, they value time, and they squeeze every ounce of joy and energy they can from the date at hand.
Charles M. Marcus, Success is Not a Spectator Sport