Ideas from books, articles & podcasts.
Procrastinators severely overestimate how hard it is to finish a task.
While it can be very tough to start, you'll gain momentum and achieve ten times more work with the same willpower. The result will also be much more rewarding.
You overestimate your skills and underestimate the challenge. Your goals may be too small, or you didn't break the big goals into daily tasks.
What you find yourself doing: You don't write a deadline on your calendar, but promise to start tomorrow. You...
You may love your work, but other tasks seem more appealing because you gravitate towards the path of least resistance.
Preparation scares you. You want improved quality when you didn't work for long enough to optimize. You may waste your time by giving too much time to irrelevant details.
Your interpretation of failure is preventing you from working.
You have over-committed and have no time left. Even if you have time, you sometimes don't see the point in spending time on those tasks.
Your poor time-management/prioritization skills are setting you back. You hate routines because you feel they take away your freedom, but then you never have time to do what you love.
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