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Structured Procrastination: Do Less, Deceive Yourself, And Succeed Long-Term.

Structured Procrastination: Do Less, Deceive Yourself, And Succeed Long-Term.

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Structured Procrastination: Do Less, Deceive Yourself, And Succeed Long-Term. (via structuredprocrastination.com) The key idea is that procrastinating does not mean doing absolutely nothing. Procrastinators seldom do absolutely nothing; they do marginally useful things, like gardening or sharpening pencils or making a diagram of how they will reorganize their files when they get around to it. Why does the procrastinator do these things? Because they are a way of not doing something more important. If all the procrastinator had left to do was to sharpen some pencils, no force on earth could get him do it. However, the procrastinator can be motivated to do difficult, timely and important tasks, as long as these tasks are a way of not doing something more important. Structured procrastin...