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Sometimes we experience procrastination as a daily phenomenom — gosh, it’s two o’clock already, have I really been Facebooking for five hours? — but sometimes we lift our heads and see a procrastination that stretches back years.  That’s what mid-life crises are often about.  You know the ones: “I never wanted to be a pet shop owner.  I always wanted to be… A LUMBER JACK!”  Those lifetime procrastinations aren’t productivity sinks, they’re dream killers.

Alex Fayle has just released his new e-Book, I’ll Get Around To It Someday: A Practical Guide To Getting Things Done, and to give the book a proper launch he is putting six lab rats through his new maze of self-discovery.  Six volunteer procrastinators — hard cases — will work their way through the book’s exercises in full view of the public eye.  Alex will post weekly analyses of their progress.

One of the lab rats is *ahem* yours truly. Read More »


Alex Fayle, the author whom I referred to yesterday, has a thriving online business as an anti-procrastination coach at  There is lots here for the struggling procrastinator to leaf through (while avoiding more pressing work, naturally!): ebooks, free advice, descriptions of his coaching service, and a daily blog by Alex that’s full of interesting thoughts and useful tips.  If you feel like your dreams remain out of reach because of your own inertia, you may have “someday syndrome”; take some time to peruse the site.

Fayle is about to launch his second ebook, I’ll Get Around To It Someday, with a lab experiment starring a group of lab rats just like you and me: inveterate procrastinators who want to re-discover their mojos and awesome-up their lives.  In fact, Read More »