5 Apr 2016

Tim Urban, master procrastinator

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 3:11 pm on 5 April 2016
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Photo: YouTube screenshot

Tim Urban is an accomplished entrepreneur and one of the most popular writers and illustrators on the internet. Elon Musk is even a fan of his blog Wait But Why.

Urban graduated from Harvard, went to university in New Zealand and got fired by Donald Trump from The Apprentice – all of which is truly exceptional given his lifelong habit of putting things off to the last minute.

Tim Urban is a master procrastinator, who has spent years trying to figure out why he ignores the 'to do' list, even undergoing an MRI. He has found strategies that help and shares them on his blog and in a recent TED Talk.

He talks with Jesse Mulligan: