Negative Productivity

Even worse than procrastination is a bout of negative productivity. Procrastination can be irritating but at least its somewhat in your hands. Negative productivity comes about from events that happen outside of your control but that conspire to drive you nuts. Typically just when you’ve decided to stop procrastinating and get some work done… This […]

Procrastination: Perfectionism in disguise?

A philosopher friend recently directed me to the work of one John Perry, a philosopher who writes about structured procrastination. A procrastinating philosopher you might say.¬†Of course, I procrastinated for about 2 days before getting around to looking properly at his stuff. He says: All procrastinators put off things they have to do. Structured procrastination […]