Procrastination: How and Why It Affects Business

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Managers and employees sometimes procrastinate. That’s just a fact of life. And it can severely impact productivity over time. But why does it occur? Is it laziness, a lack of self-discipline, or something else entirely? A New York Times article suggests, “Procrastination isn’t a unique character flaw or a mysterious curse on your ability to manage time, but a way of coping with challenging emotions and negative moods induced by certain tasks — boredom, anxiety, insecurity, frustration, resentment, self-doubt and beyond.” If your business leaders and workers can overcome these feelings, it follows that procrastination will become less of an issue. To learn more, click the link below.

Why You Procrastinate (It Has Nothing to Do With Self-Control)