How to be a great procrastinator

Last Update: May 11, 2018

How to be a great procrastinator

By Paul F. Murray

While reading the information which Kyle provided as a preface to Lesson 4 regarding my online Wealthy Affiliate business, I was intrigued by the question about wasting time. I have sometimes had a lot of self-discipline and dived right into that day’s work and learning. At other times, I have found myself scared and afraid to dive in for fear of not being able to understand the lesson material. At such times, I have found myself often doing one or more of the following:

  1. Checking my emails frequently. You never know when I will find one or two really interesting ones. This is particularly the case since I am single and a member of several dating sites.
  2. Listening to music on YouTube. It’s all free, and it’s there for the listening anytime you want to kill a few minutes and move yourself closer to the time you plan to stop for the day.
  3. Using the internet to go over the sports on TV for that evening.
  4. Check out the Fox News, CNN, MSNBC online news. What’s happening in Washington or North Korea or Syria may be more important than getting meaningful online work done anyway.
  5. Engaging in too much chat, even within training. Chat can be a tremendous boon for people looking for quick answers from people with more experience and knowledge than they have. It can also be a great way to use your experience and knowledge to help others along. Or, alternatively, it can be a way to kill some time by simply engaging in gobbledygook conversations that just serve to successfully eat up time.
  6. Worrying about this, that, or the other thing, such as what I should buy at the supermarket for supper.

I’m being facetious, of course. I have found that—usually—when I dive right into that day’s super affiliate training, the lesson is not as difficult as I had thought. And if it is, the community and Kyle are there to help.

Have I touched all of the procrastinator ideas, or are there some more out there?

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Defiant6 Premium
Here is what doesn't procrastinate, those wanting your money from your debt. It's a great motivator to keep working instead of procrastinating.
PMurray1 Premium
You are so-o-o-o right!
JerryMcCoy Premium
A procrastinator has a million more ways than you have shown. But it is all true.
skendrick4 Premium
Wow! You've got procrastination down pat. If that is your niche, you will go far.

PMurray1 Premium
It was somewhat tongue-in-cheek, but maybe that is something worth thinking about. All the best to you.