I confess — I like to procrastinate. As a result, I force myself to regularly block out some time in my schedule for specific topics I need to think about — things like the general vision of our team, where we’re going as a business, our sales processes, where we’re at with new projects and current customers, and account management-type stuff.
Long-term planning requires us to focus and give serious thought to the road ahead. I don’t need to tell you that in a time when technology has us all moving at a faster and faster pace, spare time to accomplish this planning is often in short supply. But being a procrastinator isn’t necessarily a bad thing.
A Columbia University study differentiates between “active” and “passive” procrastination. Active procrastinators are a “positive” type of procrastinator. They pref Read More