In other words, you can give your productivity a disproportionately-sized boost if you can just figure out how to get started on that one task that you’re resisting. Resisting because it’s difficult, or not fun, or because you just aren’t in the mood.
One excellent way to proceed is to take that first chip off the iceberg. Identify the ‘transition point’ – the single ‘sub-task’ that needs to be done to get you started – and you’ll soon find yourself chipping away at the rest of the iceberg, which gets smaller and smaller until you break through it.
Of course, it’s not always that simple, which is why NetCredit have created this new infographic explaining a number of other techniques you can use to obliterate that nightmare task. Because you’re not going to get anywhere fast just standing there, thinking about how big it looks.