The Art of Procrastination
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8/8/2018
When: August 8, 2018
1:00 PM EST - 2:00 PM EST
Where: Online (Live Webinar)
United States
Presenter: Kelleen Flaherty, MWC, CMPP
Contact: webinars@amwa.org
240-238-0940


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A very common struggle associated with medical writing (as well as with other occupations) is procrastination. We know as professionals that procrastinating is a “flaw” and unprofessional, and that procrastination frequently leads to disasters associated with last-minute efforts. Procrastination also contributes to self-esteem and anxiety issues in medical writers. But what is procrastination? What causes it? Why does it happen? And most importantly, what can we do about it?

 

At the conclusion of this webinar, learners will be able to

  • Identify underlying causes of procrastination
  • Develop coping mechanisms to combat procrastination
  • Learn how to procrastinate effectively (really)

  

Learning Level: Basic

 

Content Areas: Practical Skills, Productivity

 

About the Presenter

Kelleen Flaherty has taught biomedical writing courses for 20 years, which has necessarily involved the mentoring of writers of all levels of experience. When discussing the challenges associated with medical writing (either formally in a class or a presentation or one-on-one), the challenge of procrastination almost always crops up as a struggle. It is one of the most frequent topics she discusses with writers.

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