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Procrastination Equation

  • Created by Piers Steel1 Expectancy×ValueImpulsivity×Delay\frac{Expectancy \times Value}{Impulsivity \times Delay}
  • Maximize the following:
    • The value you perceive the activity to provide
    • Your confidence in doing that task
  • Minimize the following:
    • Impulsive behaviour (disable Reddit, turn off notifications)
    • Delaying the amount of time before working on it.


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