Can a person be both a procrastinator & task-driven?

Showing 1 of 1

Mary Lamia (Author, Psychologist & Professor at The Wright Institute)

Mary Lamia discusses the difference between a deadline-driven person or a procrastinator and a task-driven person. She addresses the issue of whether an individual can be both at the same time. She provides examples of why deadline-driven individuals are usually early to appointments yet wait till the last minute to accomplish goals.


About Author

Mary Lamia

Author, Psychologist & Professor at The Wright Institute

Dr. Mary Lamia is a psychologist and professor in the doctoral program of the Wright Institute in Berkeley, CA. Her career-long passion for encouraging emotional awareness is exemplified by her books, including the latest one 'What Motivates Getting Things Done: Procrastination, Emotions, and Success'. Her blog posts for Psychology Today and Therapy Today websites illustrate her endeavor to convey an understanding of emotion and its significant role in who we become.

Interviewed By

Vanessa Tyler

Vanessa Tyler

Sarder TV Journalist, and Emmy Award-Winning Journalist & Anchor

Leave A Reply