Flowchart: What kind of procrastinator are you?

Yes, there is more than one kind. Refer to this flowchart to determine your style of dawdling, diddling and doodling, and discover tailored tips to keep you on track.

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Are you a daredevil, ostrich, chicken, self-saboteur or perfectionist?

No, I’m not alluding to a game invented by grade-school children. These are the procrastinator types, one of which you might be.

ParcelHero created a flowchart to help you determine your procrastination style and consider tips to help you resist the urge to wait until the last minute.

Do any of these descriptions sound like you?

Daredevil: You don’t begin working until the deadline is looming. You think you have grace under pressure—but you don’t.

Tip: Set shorter deadlines for yourself so you have extra time to check your work.

Self-saboteur: You create obstacles for yourself because you want something to blame if you don’t meet the deadline.

Tip: Predict obstacles that might pop up, and plan countermeasures so you can stay on track.

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