• Procrastination Doesn’t Pay

    * As a college educator, I can certainly tell you with certainty that procrastination doesn’t pay. I see it every day—sometimes getting started on the task is actually more difficult for some than executing the task itself. The truth is, people think procrastination is about managing time. However, it’s much more complex than that. People underestimate how much time a certain task will take. Another fallacy is that people think procrastination is just about putting off a task. It’s not. It’s also about being late to meetings, events, interviews, or parties; not paying your bills on time; or even something that can be good for you, like taking your paycheck to the bank. These are…

  • Called Out for Laziness

    Slap. Slap. Slap. Splash water on your face. Grab a LARGE CUP of COFFEE. Prepare for the interaction again. * * * (Microsoft Word): Girl, where have you been? You haven’t been playin’ with my keys for a while. What? You on holiday? (Me): Apparently. (Microsoft Word): You are getting lazy, girlfriend. Why haven’t you been stroking my letters? Writer’s block? (Me): No…it’s just … I’ve been kinda busy. (Microsoft Word): Sounds like an excuse to me. (Me): Well, I recently moved, my kids are on three teams, I’m still unpacking, and I went on vacation all in a span of four weeks. There hasn’t been much time to… (Microsoft…