Learn the Art of Procrastination

A Stanford professor argues that procrastinating isn’t so bad–as long as you do it right.Usually we think of procrastination as a bad habit to kick or a personal flaw that needs to be overcome with sheer willpower and a touch of self-trickery. But according to a new book, that’s the entirely wrong way to look at the tendency to put things off until the last possible minute. John Perry, a professor of philosophy at Stanford University and the author of The Art of Procrastination, recently explained his out-of-the-box thinking on procrastination in an essay for The Wall Street Journal. Procrastinators aren’t actually slackers, he writes; they just have a different way of doing things:Are procrastinators truly unproductive? In most cases, the exact opposite is true

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Learn the Art of Procrastination

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