Procrastination - the Killer

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Serina Jones
Professor Jaeger
Expository Writing
09/30/12

Procrastination - The Killer.
Ever wondered why you could never get your work done on time? Why you would always wait until the last minute to start working on things that needed more time for preparation? The answer is more than likely procrastination. Procrastination is most definitely humanity’s kryptonite. So many students have failed many tests and classes because of their procrastinating ways. When people realize how to be proactive in every aspect of their life, they will be able to defeat their most common enemy.

To be a professional procrastinator is to be a very inconsistent person. There are many ways to be this type of person and some of such are; to have no type of self-discipline, be very wasteful, be very lazy, and be a person with an extremely short attention span. These are the keys to obtaining a healthy life of procrastination. Being that type of person will get you absolutely nowhere but to failure.

First off, having no self-discipline will allow more room for distractions. A non-self-disciplined person is actually all of the characteristics of a procrastinator together. This requires not being a consistent person at all. A person of this nature will start something but never finish it. For instance, an inconsistent person will start a project but will never complete it, even after they have sworn up and down how they will get the job done. Second, being a wasteful person will allow for one to put off so much time when they could be getting things that are more essential done. While work and business could be being completed, a wasteful person would choose to do something else that does not at all compliment getting things taken care of. Third, a lazy person would be the type to not care too much about getting work completed. That person would be less likely to be proactive than anything, which will discourage them from making any improvements. This will...
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