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In praise of procrastination

Too many people fail to recognise what good public speakers and comedians all understand: that success depends on knowing when to delay, and for how long. The important thing is not to do things first but to do them right. And doing them right often involves taking a bit more time.

via Schumpeter.

Procrastination problem solved

The formula is: Utility = E x V/(ΓD), where Utility means your desire to perform a task; E is the expectation of completing a task; V is the value of finishing; the Greek letter gamma, Γ, is sensitivity to delay; and D is delay, or time until finish and rewards are realized.

You might want to read the article. Or just start doing something. Anything.