Day #201: 30 Ways You Can Blast Procrastination Out The Door

Procrastination will run your day if you do not take control. Remember, today is your day. Another day, another chance to take ownership. You know why I love each day so much? Because naturally it is a start of something new. In essence, today is the start of something new, a new chance to conquer and achieve whatever it is you are doing.  Yesterday I challenged you to take a stand in your life, to rise up and take action of the remaining 165 days. for too long we procrastinate and make excuses.

The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. – Walt Disney

Below is a list of 30 ways you can blast procrastination out the door. You can use all of these, or a range. Regardless, these should help put you back on track.

  1. Get up and move – change your scenery
  2. Setup reminders – daily, hourly and momentarily
  3. Get a motivation buddy
  4. Make yourself accountable
  5. Create something everyday (Project 365)
  6. Wake up early 
  7. Go to sleep early
  8. Clean and clear as you
  9. Cut the cable – get rid of it
  10. Screw it, let’s do it – Richard Branson
  11. Schedule time blocks – be organized
  12. Have a task list – tick off those boxes
  13. Have a system – a routine
  14. Don’t check your emails (set times to do so)
  15. Destroy your social networks (hibernate from them)
  16. Time yourself in segments
  17. Track yourself
  18. Automate anything in your life
  19. Create a playlist – PUMP IT!
  20. Identify and face your fears – conquer
  21. Realize you will never be perfect – be GREAT though
  22. Become mindful – be aware
  23. Set daily goals
  24. Take a break when required (scheduled)
  25. Stick with tools – stick with what you know and works
  26. Entertain yourself – reset the mind
  27. Work less – play harder, follow your heart and dreams
  28. Have some quiet time (daily)
  29. Don’t settle – you can do better
  30. Focus on your Strengths – (Strength Finder 2.0)

Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it. – Steve Jobs