Managing Self

Procrastination Breakthrough For Lawyers

Written by Allison Wolf

Have a problem with procrastination?  Put off things that you don’t want to do?  You are in very good company.  Most human beings procrastinate, and not only do we all procrastinate, but we beat ourselves up about it too.

I know I’m not getting to it – I’m a failure as a lawyer

What’s wrong with me? Why can’t I just do it?!!

I am going to let you in on a little secret from my coaching practice: I have learned that procrastination isn’t stupid, it’s smart.

We procrastinate for good reason.

Surprisingly, when you reflect on the truth about why are you procrastinating and what needs to be done, procrastination can be transformed into productivity.

Would you like to learn more about this?  Read my article here.

About the author

Allison Wolf

I am the founder of AWAL and one of the most senior coaches for lawyers in North America. I have helped countless clients over the past fifteen years, develop thriving legal practices and before that served as director of marketing for award-winning law firms. My specialty is uncovering the thinking traps and gaps holding clients back and helping them acquire the mindsets, skills, and habits for growing successful and rewarding legal careers. After a career in legal marketing and business development with law firms in Beijing, New York, and Vancouver, I was trained as a coach in 2004 at Royal Roads University and now coach clients from across North America. You can reach me at or learn more about my coaching practice from the coaching section of the Attorney With A Life Website.

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