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The Procrastinator's Wake-Up Call 5. 6. School Biggies like finances, insurance, estate planning, and safety 12 The chapters in Part 3, "Tips and Tricks for Getting Things Done," and Part 4, "Getting Things Done at Work and School," cover hundreds of specific tasks and activities within those six categories. You'll learn where your procrastination hot-spots are, and what you can do about them. The Top 10 Things People Procrastinate About I conducted a survey in which more than 300 respondents from across the country told me about their procrastination problems. They answered a questionnaire which listed 45 tasks, ranging from paying bills, to sending birthday cards, preparing a will, and getting together with old friends. The respondents checked off everything that they procrastinate about and made a special note of the three things that are their biggest procrastination problems, their personal Procrastination Hall of Fame. With #1 as the task most often cited, those that made it into the Procrastination Hall of Fame were the following: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Exercising Cleaning out closets, drawers, and other cluttered spaces Losing weight Household cleaning Preparing a will or other estate planning Keeping up with reading related to work