Why is Taking Action Hard?
As we approach the New Year, many of us are getting ready with our list of resolutions. Some of us will successfully follow through. Some of us will valiantly fight until we give up and likely push it into another New Year or any other such milestone event. It is normal to procrastinate as we all value the present more and putting off seemingly hard things to do in exchange for leisure serves up instant gratification. But as the famous Stanford Marshmallow experiment shows delaying gratification actually leads to more happier and successful outcomes in life. In this latest blog, Scott Young gives us some sense of why do we procrastinate and what can we do to deal with it.