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Tackling That Big Project You've Been Procrastinating

Tricks to Tackling That Large, Complicated Project You've Been Procrastinating

Do you ever feel like you just canít get going on a big project that is looming over you like Mount Everest? It seems to grow larger by the day. You know youíre procrastinating but donít know how to get moving on it. Sound familiar?

I can be the Princess of Procrastination; watering my plants when I know I should be writing my weekly column, or answering emails when I know I should be working on a project that is due at the end of the month.

Here are some tricks I use to get started on a project:

Am I the only one who has to wrestle with my own brain, to fool myself into action on big projects? Maybe you have no problem getting your engine started, or you have different tricks that work for you. Iíd sure like to hear about them. Email your ideas to me and Iíll share them with others who need a kick start.

-Joan Lloyd

Joan Lloyd has a solid track record of excellent results. Her firm, Joan Lloyd & Associates, specializes in leadership development, organizational change and teambuilding. This includes executive coaching, 360-degree feedback processes, customized leadership training, conflict resolution between teams or individuals, internal consulting skills training for HR professionals and retreat facilitation. Clients report results such as: behavior change in leaders, improved team performance and a more committed workforce.

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