Tag: procrastination

  • Time Poor and Life Rich: a juggling act

    I’ve had a bit of a wake up call: I’ve become a work addict. Some of my recent blogposts have been turning over the issue of productivity which for me, means optimising the process to accomplish my work-related (day job) tasks with the minimum angst and within the minimum amount of time, and without sacrificing…

  • The Time Poor Academic: a seasonal tale Part 2

    My promise in an earlier note on this theme … to note how I organise myself to best deal with the time I have … is haunting me. If I suggested that I had a definitive answer, then I lied. Right now I am the queen of the procrastinators. Why? I am dealing with a…

  • How I Keep Blogging: Make it a Habit

    I am 2 years or so into intermittent blogging, but the past few months have seen me engage more on my ‘key’ niche blog with frequent, sometimes daily posts. I am far from being a pro-blogger, but I write about what I know and love. I’m also in full-time work, have many interests and a…

  • Social Media: Who Needs them?

    They are not called social media for nothing. There are dozens, maybe even hundreds of these sites designed to bring people together for fun, profit, procrastination, support, catchups, and now I discover, to drive your blog traffic! Aha. I felt overwhelmed when I saw Problogger’s list of possible sites to explore as Task 30: Explore…

  • Diversionary tactics on a Sunday

    A weekend outside that is glorious, and I’m stuck into report writing and continuing the bash together a conference paper, due Wednesday. Not much of this so far. Nothing like a little bit of pressure to bring out the procrastinator in me. What I have done is to sort photographs into smart albums (in iPhoto)…