Remember: Procrastination is the bane of Time Management. Ever had a task to do and you just don’t seem to know where to start from?
Well, one reason why one may tremble at the thought of beginning such tasks is because you are looking at the task in its totality. When you break down such a seemingly huge task into small chunks however, it becomes easier to deal with mentally.
This is where the Five Minute Method comes in. How does it work? The next time you have a task to do that you dreading or can’t seem to find the time for, take five minutes at the end or beginning of the hour and get started on it.
The Five Minute Method is especially useful in curbing procrastination as it provides a definite time to get started on things you may have been putting off for long. This is effective both for simple chores like cleaning off your desk or setting up your planner for the next day or big tasks such as writing a proposal or planning your presentation.
What task have you been postponing till now? Apply the Five Minute Method to disintegrate that seemingly huge task… … …Today!