Tim Urban – Procrastnation

Tim Urban writes the very popular, entertaining and thought provoking blog – “Wait But Why”

Despite being a prolific writer, Urban is a self confessed procrastinator. So, what better subject for him to talk on when he got the invitation to speak on the big stage of the TED main conference. Incidentally, one of his views is that there’s something of the procrastinator in every one of us, especially for things we ‘ought’ to do, that don’t have deadlines. I have a belief that we wouldn’t necessarily have been this way, but for the tendency throughout our education for all of our time to get controlled, to the point where we lose at least some of our ability to be self-driven.

As an amusing aside, here’s the blog post about how Urban even managed to procrastinate on the TED speech and presentation itself!

Wait But Why – Doing a TED Talk – The Full Story

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