How to Make Yourself Work When You Just Don’t Want To

Motivating productivity is every leader’s task. Here’s some amazing insight and life hacks from Heidi Grant Halvorson at HBR.

Photo of a cat yawning by Umberto Salvagnin on Flickr. Cause on the interwebs everyone loves pics of cats. Period.

Photo of a cat yawning by Umberto Salvagnin on Flickr. Cause on the interwebs everyone loves pics of cats. Period.

“There’s that project you’ve left on the backburner – the one with the deadline that’s growing uncomfortably near. And there’s the client whose phone call you really should return – the one that does nothing but complain and eat up your valuable time. Wait, weren’t you going to try to go to the gym more often this year?

Can you imagine how much less guilt, stress, and frustration you would feel if you could somehow just make yourself do the things you don’t want to do when you are actually supposed to do them? Not to mention how much happier and more effective you would be?

The good news (and its very good news) is that you can get better about not putting things off, if you use the right strategy.”

Read the full story at the Harvard Business Review blog.

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