Ep158: The 5 types of procrastinators.

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In this episode, Mei Phing discusses the different stages of procrastination in improving one’s career, based on the observations. The stages range from making excuses to taking action but struggling to maintain momentum.



00:00 πŸ•“ Introduction to the topic and the purpose of the episode.

01:50 πŸ•’ Stage 0: Procrastinators who make excuses and avoid career growth.

04:12 πŸ•˜ Stage 1: Procrastinators who acknowledge their procrastination but choose to continue.

06:30 πŸ•‘ Stage 3: Procrastinators who seek help but struggle to follow through with actions.

09:15 πŸ•˜ Stage 4: Procrastinators who initially take action but struggle to maintain momentum.

11:30 πŸ•’ Stage 5: Procrastinators who are committed but may underestimate the need for ongoing learning and growth.


Key Insights

🧐 Procrastination can manifest in different stages, ranging from avoidance to taking initial action.

πŸ’‘ Acknowledging procrastination is an important step towards making positive changes in one’s career.

🧐 Seeking help and investing in programs can be a significant step forward but may require consistent effort to maintain momentum.

πŸ’‘ Maintaining momentum and continuous learning are crucial for long-term career success.

🧐 One-time participation in a program or course may not be enough to achieve sustained career growth.

πŸ’‘ Career success requires a combination of knowledge, implementation, execution, and ongoing improvement.

🧐 The commitment to success should involve ongoing learning, seeking feedback, and adapting to new challenges and opportunities.



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