Procrastination is the thief of time

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Procrastination is the thief of time.

Prov. If you put off doing what you ought to do, you will end up not having enough time to do it properly. Jim: Have you started looking for a job yet? Jane: Oh, that can wait till tomorrow. Jim: Procrastination is the thief of time.
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Procrastination also allows stress to build up as due dates approach.
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Procrastination is associated with lower levels of career advancement (Mehrabian, 2000), longer periods of unemployment (Lay and Brokenshire, 1997), and increased rates of stress and illness (Sirois and Tosti, 2012).
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Procrastination has been defined as the putting off or delaying of a task (Solomon and Rothblum1984).
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