3 Effective Ways To Use Deadlines To Increase Your Productivity

Reduce procrastination & increase productivity

3 min readMar 6, 2022
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Deadlines don’t always have to be stressful or cause of our anxiety. If we can effectively utilize deadlines, it can be beneficial for us.

To achieve that, we have to observe the positive sides of deadlines. For instance, deadlines usually encourage people to finish tasks that lessen the chance of procrastination.

By implementing the following tactics, it is possible to utilize Deadlines that will increase your productivity:

1) State the goals of your tasks clearly

You can do this by setting up your specific deadline. For instance, you can set deadlines like I will complete this specific task within this date.

I usually follow this process, and I find it effective. By following this, I get my things done with less procrastination.

2) You have to emphasize the urgency of your deadlines

If you think about your next deadline and how much time you have left to finish that specific task. This will remind you of the urgency of completing the task and will encourage you to complete it on time.




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