Don't Put it Off: Procrastination (Fear (Types of fear (Fear of…
Don't Put it Off:
Types of fear
Fear of success
Setting up for a Peter Principle downfall
Lead to incompetence
Fear of outcome
"Will that mole need treatment?"
"Will signing up at that gym yield the results we want?"
Fear of failure
"Why did I agree to this?"
"I'm going to screw this up
"I don't know enough about that!"
Fear of incompetence
Externalize the fear (talk to people)
Reemeber the reason you are chosen
Remember the reason it was initiated
While the idea is in your head, it will remain perfect and immune from criticism.
Done is better than perfect.
Difficulty getting started
"I've got plenty of time."
"I just need to do one more thing before I start."
"I haven't done enough research."
Are there parts of the projects that you can pursue
"plenty of time" is fatal
Lack of Motivations
Remember the motives
Have a personal connection to the task's relevance
Shut up your phone etc.
If you are not totally invested in what you are doing, you may be prone to actively seek distraction.