How To Push Through Procrastination | Fast Company

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“Sometimes procrastination is really information,” says Yager. Ask yourself if you’re missing important data that you need in order to complete a project, or whether you’re unsure of the direction that you’re supposed to take. Maybe procrastination is telling you that you’re unprepared to take on the task. Are you feeling afraid of finishing the project because you’re worried about failing? Perhaps you’re suffering from low self-esteem.

“In the world of relationships, we are so much more cognizant of procrastination being information. The classic example is when someone gets cold feet before a wedding. We say oh, he or she is rethinking if this is the right step. But when it comes to work, (we don’t think this way),” says Yager.