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LIVE WEB - How to Fight and Beat Procrastination

ISBA’s Practice Toolbox Series
Presented by the Illinois State Bar Association

Live Webcast
Tuesday, September 24, 2024
12:00 - 1:05 p.m.

1.0 hour MCLE credit, including 1.0* hour Professional Responsibility MCLE credit in the following category: Professionalism, Civility, Legal Ethics, or Sexual Harassment Prevention credit

Why do we intentionally delay tasks even though we know it will make us worse off? It’s not because we are lazy. This session dives into the psychological roots of procrastination and provide practical tools to start implementing immediately. You will learn effective strategies and skills for setting and achieving goals, and methods to build an environment conducive to getting things done. Learn research-backed strategies and real-world examples, equipping you with the necessary knowledge to overcome procrastination.

Program Speaker:
Paul Unger, Affinity Consulting Group

About the Speaker: Paul is a national speaker and author. He coaches lawyers how to be more efficient with time management by offering customized workshops. When he isn’t speaking or writing, he is usually performing technology assessments throughout the United States and Canada. Paul began his career working for the Governor of Ohio, and then went on to law school. He practiced law for six years, specializing in litigation and bankruptcy, before starting a legal technology consulting company with partner Barron Henley in 2000. Paul’s superpowers are cleaning up messes and turning digital chaos into well-organized machines. His favorite part of his job is helping people get organized and focused so they can find more enjoyment in their lives and jobs.

*Professional Responsibility MCLE credit subject to approval