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"Just do the work. No one cares if you get goose bumps."
Finally - a software package that makes it snap to write that novel.
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The four housemen of procrastination
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"Thank goodness you're here - I can't accomplish anything unless I have a deadline."
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"Do you mean am I busy busy?"
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"I'll get those profit margin estimates to you as soon as I'm done with this paperwork."
Tags:unprofessional, lazy, laziness, shirking, shirker, shirkers, incompetent, incompetence, paper plane, paper planes, paper airplane, plane airplanes, paper aeroplane, aeroplanes, folding paper, paperwork, accountant, accountants, accountancy, accounting, procrastinating, procrastination, procrastinator, procrastinators
"I'm sure you've been reading about the enormous emotional pressures we teenagers are under today, so I know you'll understand when I say I've just been too stressed out to write my history paper."
Tags:education, school, schools, schooling, teaching, learning, teacher, teachers, student, students, history, homework, assignment, assignments, report, reports, paper, papers, essay, essays, excuse, excuses, youth, teenager, teen, teens, lazy, procrastination, procrastinator, procrastinators, stress, stressed, emotional pressure, mental health, health, generation z, gen z, millennial, millennials, modern life
The Graveyard of Past Deadlines
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"I'm tying to avoid the missteps of early success."
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"Hey, I'm thirsty. I need a drink. A drink and a liverwurst sandwich. Hey, how about a sandwich and a beer down at Gallagher's, then we can go shoot some pool? Or maybe take in a movie. Hey, I'm talking to you."
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"I have a mango in the fridge that I can't deal with."
"I think I see your deadline approaching."
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'We're putting off the decision to fund you for at least another month. . .'
"It's too late to worry anymore tonight, I'll get up early tomorrow."
"I got an extension.'
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'You've got pussyfooting from 10 to 11, shilly-shallying until 12, then hemming and hawing the rest of the afternoon.'
The Fierce Urgency of Now
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"Walking down here and asking if I can get you some more detergent from the store is just the beginning of my fence-mending agenda."
Tags:relationship, relationships, relationship issues, relationship problems, marriage, marriages, married life, husband, husbands, wife, wives, housework, chore, chores, to-do-list, to-do-lists, list, lists, chore list, chore lists, agenda, agendas, laundry, washing, clothes washing, washing clothes, cleaning, repair, repairs, fixing, fence-mending, fence, fences, mending the fence, maintenance, detergent, laundry detergent, shopping, store, stores, shop, shops, avoiding, avoidance, avoid, avoids, procrastination, procrastinate, procrastinator, procrastinators, put off, put-off, men, man, stereotype, stereotypes
"It's great for multicrastinating."
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'We're having a meeting and it will not end until we find out why no work is getting done.'
Making Pizza in the Office
"I'm sorry to bother you, but I was wondering if I could borrow a little work?"
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"Right we need an urgent response to our productivity problems..."