Josh is procrastinating and he knows it. He’s never done one of these applications before and, without knowing exactly how to proceed, he keeps pushing the work to the bottom of the pile.
Alex has been asked to do a piece of research on a question that is so open ended she knows that getting a comprehensive answer is an exercise in hopelessness and will take a mountain of boring hours of work.
Josh and Alex are procrastinating, but not in the way we usually associate with the word.
Procrastination is putting off what needs to get done. We often . . . [more]