How to Get Work Done When You Don’t Want To

Why willpower doesn’t work

Willpower is not enough to get work done when you don’t want to. Photo by Sam Xu

Rely on your environment instead of willpower

You need help from your environment when your willpower fails you. Photo by Gustavo Quepón

Create tiny, actionable todos

Create todo lists to get things done. Photo by Glenn Carstens-Peters

Have a clear cutoff and respect it

Have a cutoff line and respect it. Photo by Nadine Shaabana

Don’t leave the hard things for last

Don’t leave the hard things for last. Photo by Jeremy Perkins

Accept that sometimes you need to relax

Relax. Photo by Nicole Harrington

Get more work done

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