Maybe this situation is familiar to you: files of current projects are piled up at your desk and there are numerous emails in your email inbox that you haven’t had time to get to. You know that you should just do all of your tasks quickly and efficiently, but you just do not feel like it. The consequence: the "to-dos" remain unfinished and are set aside.
If this delay occurs regularly and habitually, then the term that applies here is procrastination. Procrastination is a common phenomenon, and it also occurs at the
Types of Procrastination
Scientifically speaking, one can distinguish between two distinct types of procrastination:
There is the thrill- seeker who uses procrastination to give him or herself a rush just before a deadline. He or she feels more creative and efficient when working under pressure.
There is also the so-called avoider. He or she runs away from pressure. This personality type has high expectations of him or herself yet at the same time is afraid of not being able to meet these expectations. The motto is, not finishing something is better than inadequate results.
5 tips for procrastinators
Have I piqued your interest? Take a look behind the scenes of your workplace and the way your team works, and you may discover procrastination that has been disguised as a lack of motivation. I would be happy to assist you.