Five ways to bust procrastination
In Canada, the government reports that the typical full-time employee logs more than 36 hours in the office per week, or approximately 10 percent of their entire year. Workers spend an additional 110 hours per year just commuting. At the same time, Intuit’s Mint.com notes that the typical employee wastes more than two hours at work per day procrastinating on activities like social media.
Your work time is valuable. My work time is valuable. When we squander our time, we squander “the stuff life is made of” (Benjamin Franklin – maybe; it’s hard to fact check quotations that show up on the Internet). Yet, it’s all easier said than done.
Krystal Yee — she’s the extremely talented finance blogger for the Toronto Star and you’ve probably seen her mentioned in major media like The Consumerist and the Wall Street Journal — asked me to write a guest blog, and I ended up covering a topic that I’ve thought about a lot recently: Procrastination. Everyone does it, but it doesn’t have to be that way!
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