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Description: AT a meeting last Tuesday, I told my colleagues that I would finish this column — which is about deadlines — by noon on Thursday. I spent part of Tuesday afternoon searching the word “deadlines” on Google, but didn’t make much progress. By late afternoon, I felt a tiny knot of fear in my stomach. What if I let my co-workers down? So I wrote something silly just to get started. This paragraph.

Source: NYTimes.com

Date: Apr 20, 2013

Link: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/21/jobs/deadline-pressure-the-great-motivator.html?_r=0&adxnnl=1&ref=business&adxnnlx=1366485302-E0HxA1WbllkBpW3ibD7bCg

Questions for Discussions:

  • What does this report say about motivation and self-regulation?
  • What do you think of these “techniques”?

 

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