School Leadership Reimagined - How to Procrastinate #LikeABuilder

EPISODE 33


​How to Procrastinate #LikeABuilder

Biggest Takeaways You Don't Want to Miss:
  • There is very little in your work that can’t be put off to a better time. Knowing what needs to be done right now versus what can be done later is what helps Builders stay focused on the right work at the right time. 
  • Builders focus on doing things today that will gain them more time tomorrow.
  • If you are not consciously saying “no” to things that don’t matter, then you are unconsciously saying “No” to things that do.

Procrastination is usually considered to be a bad thing, but is it? Not always.

In fact, Builders know how to use procrastination as a powerful tool that helps them stay focused on the work that really matters and temporarily postpone work that matters less. That way, they don't let anyone or anything hijack their agenda.

If you feel like you have lost control over your day or that constant interruptions and fire-fighting are keeping you from doing the work that you really want to do, maybe it's time you learned how to procrastinate #LikeABuilder.

Check out these highlights:
  • ​Why leaders procrastinate out of guilt.
  • How Builders procrastinate to help them multiply their time.
  • Why procrastination has gotten a bad rap.
  • Why you should focus more on what is significant than what is merely urgent.
  • What healthy procrastination looks like.
  • How procrastination can help you stay focused on your core values, mission, and vision.
  • How the “Tyranny of the Urgent” is keeping you stuck.
  • 6 Things you can procrastinate right now.
  • What it really means when you say “yes” to something. 
  • How procrastination can actually help you concentrate on what matters most. 
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