Money and Success

Business: Engaged!

Carrie Perrien-Smith

Business: Engaged! – Understanding and Eliminating Procrastination

Procrastination can cost your company $10,000 per procrastinating employee per year. An estimated 25 percent of our population are chronic procrastinators but most of us procrastinate from time to time. On this episode of Business: Engaged!, we talk with Gary Sheely. He is an executive coach and counselor as well as the author of Cutting Away: Facing the Fatal 5 to Survive and Thrive for the Best Life Ever. We talk about why we procrastinate and how we can stop it from crippling our productivity and potential.

We feature Connie Longtin of Simply Serenity Professional Organizers on our product and service spotlight. You’ll learn how a professional organizer can simplify your life at the office as well as at home.

We also talk about Small Business Saturday, that shopping event that happens between Black Friday and Cyber Monday. It was the brainchild of American Express. It’s a concept that isn’t just for the Christmas shopping season. We talk about how you can adapt the model for Shop Small Saturday for use any time of the year. And remember to study the big retailers’ Black Friday strategies to learn from them. To read more about Small Business Saturday, visit

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