On the plains of hesitation bleach the bones of countless millions who, at the dawn of victory, sat down to wait, and waiting – died! So said William A. Lawrence, and in fairness, the man has a point.
Procrastination. It’s a slow killer. It robs us of our time, screws with our dreams, and turns life into as series of tomorrows. Although scoring off the scale in Belbin’s team scoreboard as a completer-finisher, I still need to cross that initial hurdle and start.
Completer-Finisher Most effectively used at the end of tasks to polish and scrutinise the work for errors, subjecting it to the highest standards of quality control. Strengths: Painstaking, conscientious, anxious. Searches out errors. Polishes and perfects. Allowable weaknesses: Can be inclined to worry unduly, and reluctant to delegate. Don’t be surprised to find that: They could be accused of taking their perfectionism to extremes.