Procrastination

This is part of a speech I gave to my Blue Streak Toastmasters club March 3. Note the dated reference to Charlie Sheen.

Procrastination and I go way back. We have a long-standing relationship – probably one of the longest of my life. I’ve procrastinated over things as small as buying a DVD player (so many choices!) to as large as finishing a work project.

I’ve been concerned about my tendency to procrastinate for a long time as well. In fact, to prepare this speech, I consulted a fantastic book “The Procrastinators’ Handbook – Mastering the Art of Doing it Now” by Rita Emmett. The book is packed with useful tips. Trouble is, I bought the book in May 2003. And I didn’t read it until this week.

The book has lots of funny bits too. Like the Procrastinators’ Club “Top Ten” list: Continue reading “Procrastination”

Something wonderful….

We’re already well into the New Year as marked by the Jewish calendar …. 5772!

Over the past week (Sept. 28-30) Jews celebrated Rosh Hashanah.

I started this past week in a bad mood. Then I saw this video. I played it every day since I saw it. My bad mood went away, just in time for a new year. I may be a day late, but Shanah Tovah, y’all!