Procrastination

Procrastination

The Lisa Show

Perfect Like Me, Hair Myths, Post-Traumatic Growth, Procrastination

Episode: Perfect Like Me, Hair Myths, Post-Traumatic Growth, Procrastination

  • Oct 2, 2018 3:00 pm
  • 14:24 mins

If you’ve ever felt like you work better with short deadlines, you’re not alone. Dr. Meng Zhu, an associate professor at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, was part of a team that designed a study to show that longer deadlines lead people to think a task is harder than it really is—and to commit more time and money to the job. So if you want to save your resources, you’re probably better off with a short deadline than a long one.