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I'm sure I don't procrastinate

Featured in the Time to be Effective! - Time Management Training training manual

By Christine Chun

Category: Management

Credit price: 3 download credits (Single user)

You donít have time to procrastinate Ė if you sometimes miss deadlines, it is simply because you are far too busy and having to deal with too many interruptions. Procrastination isnít a problem for you Ö or is it? This training activity looks at the various ways procrastination can occur and the practical steps that can be taken to overcome it.

You give participants a case study which illustrates some typical signs of procrastination. In groups of four or five they discuss the signs of procrastination displayed, identify the possible consequences, and decide on appropriate actions. You then give group members the opportunity to assess their own attitudes to procrastination and to develop individual action plans. You say that your aims for the group in this session are to: Recognise the signs of procrastination, come to understand the consequences of procrastination, look at ways in which procrastination can be avoided, assess their own attitudes towards procrastination and develop personal action plans.

Who is it for: This training resource is intended for use by trainers to enable participants to look at the key signs of procrastination and its consequences as a major cause of underperformance.

Resource Type:Activity
Min Group Size:4
Max Group Size:20
Typical Duration:01:45:00
No of Pages:15

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Purpose: This training resource is intended for use by trainers as a stand-alone activity or linked with ĎPlan your tasksí, as effective planning is a particularly powerful method of overcoming procrastination. It can be a very beneficial training activity for those who have a tendency to leave things until the last minute and/or regularly miss deadlines.

Download the training activity, I'm sure I don't procrastinate as featured in the Fenman training manual; Time to be Effective! - Time Management Training