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Deadlines refine the mind. The closer to the deadline, the more likely you’ll start thinking way outside the box.
— Adam Savage, MythBuster
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On Deadlines

Musician Ben Folds is head over heels for… deadlines? Yup. Hear what he has to say about the getting-sh*t-done power of deadlines, and how one of his favorite photographers, W. Eugene Smith tried (and failed) to live without them.

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Deadlines. If Ben loves ‘em, so do we. (Or at least we’re trying to. #LoveHate) Take a look at a few other reasons you should definitely get in on the deadline love-fest too.

We’ve all run into the “I’ll do it later” trap when we—surprise—don’t do it later. Or ever. Here are some quick tips for pulling yourself out of procrastination quick sand.

Now that we know deadlines are so great, what do we do with stuff that doesn’t have a real deadline? (If you said do it later, go back to the top.) Fall in love with these painless tricks for making “fake” deadlines real. (Hint: it includes rewarding yourself. Score.)

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