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How to Start Tasks You’ve Avoided Like the Plague

Mark Twain said, “Never put off till tomorrow what may be done the day after tomorrow just as well.” It’s easy to agree (because you’ve totally been there!). However, when it comes to business projects, you won’t get anything done if you keep avoiding tasks and putting them off until the “day after tomorrow.”

In the business world, procrastination is your enemy. Whether you’re procrastinating on a difficult project, avoiding sending that email you know you have to send, or are just too stubborn to delegate—getting enough done each day is a problem most of us face. A recent LinkedIn survey reported that a mere 11% of professionals report accomplishing the tasks they set out to do in a given day. (That means 89% don’t!)

So, how can you boost your own productivity, get started on stuff you’ve been putting off, and head to happy hour or home to be with your family earlier?

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