Inside the mind of a master procrastinator | Tim Urban

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Tim Urban knows that procrastination doesn't make sense, but he's never been able to shake his habit of waiting until the last minute to get things done. In this hilarious and insightful talk, Urban takes us on a journey through ALnets binges, Wikipedia rabbit holes and bouts of staring out the window -- and encourages us to think harder about what we're really procrastinating on, before we run out of time.
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Nina Mukherji
Nina Mukherji 2 orë më parë
Oh my God I can so relate to this.. add sneaking away to play a few games of chess to that list of yours !
ωнσαηυвιѕ
ωнσαηυвιѕ 2 orë më parë
I was procrastinating on homework by watching a guy give a presentation about procrastinating.. this is my life.
manudad_uki
manudad_uki 6 orë më parë
Why did I get an ad about procrastination on this video..
Richard Nixon
Richard Nixon 6 orë më parë
I don't know if it's procrastinating but I find it easier to run a marathon than to make a fucking PowerPoint presentation
LSArts ss
LSArts ss 6 orë më parë
I should be doing my homework right now...
Richard Nixon
Richard Nixon 6 orë më parë
I'm only here for the comments cause I'm too lazy to actually watch the video lol
Ponyo The God
Ponyo The God 6 orë më parë
He’s lying. I’m a procrastinating legend. I don’t have a panic monster. I’m never afraid of deadlines, even if I have ti hand in something tomorrow with no work done
ʕ•ᴥ•ʔ
ʕ•ᴥ•ʔ 7 orë më parë
and i got an ad by time theory about procrastination on this video...lmao
J C
J C 7 orë më parë
We are in tribal times lol , come on man This ain’t advanced yet
Vivian Sun
Vivian Sun 8 orë më parë
when i first clicked on this video, I didn't know how much I could relate to this.
Lillia Keller
Lillia Keller 10 orë më parë
Me literally procrastinating while watching ted talks.
Natsume Riki
Natsume Riki 10 orë më parë
idk why im watching this when i havent start my assignments and the deadline is in 12 hours--
Anelly
Anelly 10 orë më parë
Sure people had it on their watch later and are barely watching now, but i had it on my watch later later🤚
Bingham Guevara
Bingham Guevara 10 orë më parë
Took me a whole month to watch this 15 min video
Chaitali Raval
Chaitali Raval 10 orë më parë
So true! All of us are procrastinaters!
Mayibongwe Ndlovu
Mayibongwe Ndlovu 10 orë më parë
"I can be given an assignment to complete in 2 years and I would still do it the day before" - StudentX
Sahid Tenorio
Sahid Tenorio 11 orë më parë
I took three months to watch the full clip
Dre Arroyo
Dre Arroyo 11 orë më parë
Oof. The shoe fit for this one
Mike Kilhoffer
Mike Kilhoffer 11 orë më parë
I’m actually a procrastinator!😐
Mike Kilhoffer
Mike Kilhoffer 11 orë më parë
Does TED stand for anything?
Oscar
Oscar 11 orë më parë
I have a certification test I could’ve taken 2 weeks ago and deadline is in 2 days. Haven’t studied a thing. Watching this instead ☹️
Adrien Pinard
Adrien Pinard 12 orë më parë
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Bronagh Cleary
Bronagh Cleary 12 orë më parë
currently procrastinating college work while watching a video about procrastinating
Sibanarayan M
Sibanarayan M 14 orë më parë
Basically, it's me getting to know more about my brain 🧠
Jack Simpson
Jack Simpson 15 orë më parë
The monkey killed everyone in my brain
RED Chard
RED Chard 16 orë më parë
12:20 this guy's very eager
Sushil Ghonse
Sushil Ghonse 16 orë më parë
Saving this video to watch later
Shreya Vemuluri
Shreya Vemuluri 17 orë më parë
❤️
SuperKingYT
SuperKingYT 17 orë më parë
yay I;'m a master procrastinator! but.. is that a good thing??
Ammy Bae
Ammy Bae 17 orë më parë
The fact I get work done while procrastinating is the reason why I still procrastinate
Jhon Dalton
Jhon Dalton 16 orë më parë
Oh hahaha i don’t get my work done unfortunately and i have the most important test in a month and i haven’t start studying
Gicel Chrishon
Gicel Chrishon 19 orë më parë
So good
Lakshya Raj
Lakshya Raj 19 orë më parë
I've an assignment to submit tomorrow, and here I am procrastinating while watching a ted talk about procrastination which was in my "watch later'' folder for last 6 months
Mika
Mika 19 orë më parë
will finish watching the video after I take a nap.
athenathechess cub
athenathechess cub 20 orë më parë
there are 2 kindsof people: people who procrastinate and people who don't------------then there's me who doesn't do anything at all so idk who i am
Rras dan
Rras dan 20 orë më parë
I just saw this in my watch later section
Projeto Cientista
Projeto Cientista 21 orë më parë
Yes it's tottaly lik thus I a am a master procrastination
Hulax
Hulax 21 orë më parë
You just have to get the ball rolling, if its fast enough it will run other the monkey and keep it quiet
Taco Piñata
Taco Piñata 21 orë më parë
Watching this during my physics lesson I’ll catch up later
NASA
NASA 22 orë më parë
Yep
Gajendra Dudi
Gajendra Dudi 22 orë më parë
I will watch it later, it's a good topic saving it to watch later
A humanist potato
A humanist potato 23 orë më parë
Who hath summoned the almighty?
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nrg slot Ditë më parë
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Sourabh Sharma
Sourabh Sharma Ditë më parë
This idea of procrastination deserves a billion views!
karley king
karley king 9 orë më parë
It probably would have that many if everyone wasn't procrastinating watching it
Asif Kabir
Asif Kabir Ditë më parë
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No Crap
No Crap Ditë më parë
My Assignment topic is Social Issues My Job is to create a Presentation My due is in 3 days My research is Elon Musk's Birthday
Brady Kazuska
Brady Kazuska Ditë më parë
Just came here during home work even tho it’s due tomorrow morning and I only watched 1 out of 10 of the vids
classy
classy Ditë më parë
im procrastinating on a huge L.A. assessment due in 30 hours
Vera Tiago
Vera Tiago Ditë më parë
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Joe Oliver
Joe Oliver Ditë më parë
I was going to watch this video months ago.....but just kept putting it off..............
rin_
rin_ Ditë më parë
...yeah, so what do you do when your panic monster doesn't show up even when there is a deadline?
Alyssa Francis
Alyssa Francis Ditë më parë
My panic monster just took vacation because I got a project overdue and here I am chillaxing.
Wombats
Wombats Ditë më parë
This is me to a T
thedarkknight
thedarkknight Ditë më parë
who else is procrastinating by watching about procrastination
mei fa
mei fa Ditë më parë
Get out of my mind immediately
Evan Cheng
Evan Cheng Ditë më parë
Had an ad on procrastinating and thought it was part of the video for a second
Anas l
Anas l Ditë më parë
Thats how many times Tim says Procrastinating : 👇
Aether Killer
Aether Killer Ditë më parë
is it ironic that im procrastinating by watching this...
Emo Rat
Emo Rat Ditë më parë
i dont know im a major procrastinator because im lazy or because i may have innatentive adhd
Aastha
Aastha Ditë më parë
An insight of my brain... hmmmmmm interesting.
Kanyon MacKenzie
Kanyon MacKenzie Ditë më parë
if you do it at the last minute it will only take a minute
Joseph Seabourne
Joseph Seabourne Ditë më parë
I'm procrastinating watching this...
dylan mcnamara
dylan mcnamara Ditë më parë
If he is a procrastinator how did he motivated himself to do this
Chintan Patel
Chintan Patel Ditë më parë
finally watching this video after years of avoiding it
Bread
Bread Ditë më parë
I started this video and I got a procrastination ad
etaM ćivejoG
etaM ćivejoG Ditë më parë
I had a month of holidays. A whole month. And just 3 things to do for school. Today is the last day and I haven't done a single one. I guess it's time to start. Or I could write a comment about it?
iiRxyaleii
iiRxyaleii Ditë më parë
I got an ad saying you are probably procrastinating watching yt before the video-
Justin H
Justin H Ditë më parë
I relate to him so much lol
adri casinills
adri casinills Ditë më parë
The "No Deadline" really got me.
Beast Mode
Beast Mode Ditë më parë
I don't procrastinate cuz I don't even start my work 😂
Ghanshyam Ghosh
Ghanshyam Ghosh Ditë më parë
hey i found " hritik roshan judwa' 😅
AZ Y
AZ Y Ditë më parë
there was no panic monster in 2020 terminal examinations cus MICROSOFT TEAMS ONLINE
pim hopstaken
pim hopstaken Ditë më parë
Thanks tim, thanks to this video, and two hours of not so spare time, i now have a good feeling for India.
عبدالله هدى
عبدالله هدى Ditë më parë
ALONAO ARBK
COMET BOOST
COMET BOOST Ditë më parë
finally watched after 3 years on my watch later
Jhev Gaming
Jhev Gaming Ditë më parë
This speech was made 1 minute before the show
Adam Klar
Adam Klar Ditë më parë
what an absolutely pointless talk
nad 09
nad 09 Ditë më parë
I will watch this video later🕺
Harshitha S
Harshitha S Ditë më parë
I clicked on this video while procrastinating hahaha
luka
luka Ditë më parë
So what is the solution ?
Nick Name
Nick Name Ditë më parë
Monkey killed my panic attack monster, and rational decision guy is having a breakdown. Jesus take the wheel.
S K
S K Ditë më parë
I have a very important exam in two months, which I can easily clear if I start now but I'm going to just watch more videos like this one to kill time (even if I feel pretty guilty and scared inside) and wait till the very last night to study and have mini panic attacks while I'm at it. And this fact brings me to a question, "can us procrastinators ever change? "
Stevenson Moses
Stevenson Moses Ditë më parë
Watching this again for no reason after I finished college
Greensabr200 | HCF & MineZ 2
Greensabr200 | HCF & MineZ 2 Ditë më parë
Okay youtube, after a few years I'll watch it
Rocha Steven
Rocha Steven 2 ditë më parë
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Felh aber
Felh aber 2 ditë më parë
I think every stoner is a procrastinator
Neal Nayak
Neal Nayak 2 ditë më parë
Last year my teacher told me to watch it but.... uhh.... ok fine i procrastinated sry i was just bored of doing stuff
Himanshu Tembhare
Himanshu Tembhare 2 ditë më parë
I am a pro procrastinator😂😂
Athena Kennington
Athena Kennington 2 ditë më parë
His face at the end was like IT'S COMPLETE OH IT'S FINALLY OVER I PULLED 8 ALL-NIGHTERS FOR THIS
Dumbify
Dumbify 2 ditë më parë
I got an ad about procrastination
remember me
remember me 2 ditë më parë
Well man, to be honest this was so suitable and hit hard too...
Muhammad Q
Muhammad Q 2 ditë më parë
How many did not get through this video
Yael Pastel
Yael Pastel 2 ditë më parë
Ive been discovered, time to return the dark cave which is my room to write my midterm paper
Christopher Diddy
Christopher Diddy 2 ditë më parë
I procrastinate my final year project by watching this video
Simon Czechu
Simon Czechu 2 ditë më parë
I did similar with my final dissirtation at uni, wrote over 10k words in 3 days. got 50% (2:2). When i was in school i was told my "system" wont work in college, it worked well enough to pass. When i was in college i was told it wont work at uni. It worked well enough for me to pass albeit i lost most of my hairline. This just works for me.
Simon Czechu
Simon Czechu Ditë më parë
@Sohamsta thank you
Sohamsta
Sohamsta 2 ditë më parë
well done 👏🏼
Laylay_99
Laylay_99 2 ditë më parë
I'm procrastinating right now watching this😖
jrbd oebd
jrbd oebd 2 ditë më parë
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sara
sara 2 ditë më parë
im a fuckin monkey
wεw lαd
wεw lαd 2 ditë më parë
it was funny until he mentioned long term procastination with no dead lines and then I realized I need to move before I regret not living my life to the fullest
Asen asenov
Asen asenov 2 ditë më parë
Don't be fooled!!! Most of us are destined just to exist, to be a consumers so can rich and so called elites make them money, and so can live they dreams!!! Most of us must Field there's no possibility everyone to get rich!!! Simply there is not even enough resources on earth, never mind other stuff!!!!!!!
Zero Zero
Zero Zero 2 ditë më parë
I'm watching this the weekend before the exams that I had a month to prepare for but decided a weekend would be enough.
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