(WARNING: This is a very dorky blog post on productivity and time management.)
A few months ago, I found myself struggling to get work done. I had procrastinated, so I started working on my tasks late, pretty close to their deadlines. I knew I had enough time to get all of them done, though, so I didn’t panic. But then, unexpectedly, more work came in and overlapped with all the work that I already needed to do. Uh-oh.
At first, of course, I was overwhelmed. Between deeply regretting that I had procrastinated and coping with all that I needed to do, I struggled to get a hold of myself. But when I started making careless mistakes—mistakes that I needed to correct and that added to my work—I calmed down and regrouped. I told myself, with conviction, “Head down, power through.”
Then, before I knew it, and before getting half of…
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