Dealing with Procrastination



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13 October
9 - 11:30 am
4 h in total incl. preparation

12 / 0.25 CP


Procrastination is a very common phenomenon in academia. Why do we notoriously postpone or interrupt some tasks even though we know that they are important? And what can we do about it? Wouldn’t it be nice to get things done without the pressure of a deadline? Procrastination is a complex phenomenon. The causes for our postponement behaviour are often hidden deep in our psyche. To deal with them, we must become aware of our own individual reasons and face the underlying problems and fears.

This training will help you increase your work efficiency. You will:

  • Understand common causes for procrastination
  • Reflect on the reasons for your postponement behavior
  • Develop strategies for avoiding procrastination


Dr Markus Gyger

... holds a doctorate in biophysics and has been an independent trainer and coach in the field of communication and rhetoric in science since 2011.

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