Inside the mind of a master procrastinator | Tim Urban

2016.ápr. 6.
35 070 512 Megtekintés

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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 HUworld 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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  • there is nothing quite like procrastinating while watching a TED talk on procrastinating.

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  • Whats the point of this ted talk lol

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  • There HUworld, I watched it. Now please stop?

    NonsNons3 órája
  • I don't like how I'm being called out

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  • where is my panic monster I think he may be dead, but I'm afraid to check on him :/

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  • Those boxes are already filled by 1/6th of it and I'm feeling like I really need to change and do something about my life.

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  • this man described my life (4:20)

    Isaiah WallerstedtIsaiah Wallerstedt5 órája
  • I am literally watching this instead of doing my homework...

    Counterfeit DiamondCounterfeit Diamond5 órája
  • not me watching a vedio about procastinating while procastinating and saying just get to half the vid and go study.then half the vedio and a minuite passes by so i wait till 3 quarters of the video is done

    Heba FaroukHeba Farouk5 órája
  • Not me watching the whole thing when i have a final exam for wich i havent study in a few hours

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  • Soooo i have homework due tomorrow? Its um been due for like 2 weeks..

    AJAlphieAJAlphie6 órája
  • I think "the dark playground" is a really good name for it. And the whole description - procrastinating actually mostly isn't fun. Sometimes it is, but a lot of the time you aren't even focused on those "fun activities" since you're just doing them to not do the ones you dread

    Jelena 89Jelena 897 órája
  • I have actually been procrastinating on watching this video.......I’m not joking

    Giulia GarciaGiulia Garcia7 órája
  • Iya ya Allah.

    No NhuNo Nhu8 órája
  • I'm literally watching this as I near a deadline for my project at the end of the week.

    SynovyxSynovyx8 órája
  • FUN FACT: Im procrastinating as i watch this.

    Nicolas ParraNicolas Parra8 órája
  • Next ted talk: how to kill the monkey

    DentingOsprey 91DentingOsprey 918 órája
  • i wish i could tell y’all the amount of times i procrastinated away this video and now im here thanks panic mode......

    AtoshiAtoshi9 órája
  • This guy is a genius at explaining stuff. High IQ is linked to procrastination, and many many intelligent people can't really escape from it.

    M LM L9 órája
  • This video was in my recommendations for 2 months before I actually watched it

    Tatumn BlaauwTatumn Blaauw10 órája
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    Gerard LigondeGerard Ligonde10 órája
  • This is why I want to be a dog, I don't need to procrastinate because there's nothing to procrastinate about.

    xX Jessica XxxX Jessica Xx11 órája
  • pov you’re watching this at freshman orientation

    Phoenix ChenPhoenix Chen11 órája
  • I hate to say it, but this is not at all helpful or insightful if you are a procrastinator. no useful information at all. skip it.

    towheadbabytowheadbaby11 órája
  • Please pull up your pants! Can't concentrate on what you are saying!

    Charmaine LombardCharmaine Lombard12 órája
  • I want to write the paper but I have to watch this first lol

    Sahra HusseinSahra Hussein12 órája
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  • I’ve got a major year long paper thesis due in 3 days two exams in bio and math and I’m here procrastinating watching a video on procrastination by a procrastinator

    Mr. SirMr. Sir12 órája
  • i have homework due to 30mins. hi lol

    ele_ wtfele_ wtf12 órája
  • I think he got his speech through procrastiation😂

    Het ZarrowHet Zarrow13 órája
  • Super

    84 Sivasankar Nallapati84 Sivasankar Nallapati13 órája
  • The monke says “return to monke”

    Emily MckelveyEmily Mckelvey13 órája
  • It is ironic because if you've watched this video you are a procrastinator, but you also are one if you haven't seen this video

    Cube SchoolCube School14 órája
  • I was procastinating on this video for three weeks

    Verification Mark •Verification Mark •14 órája
  • the fct that i need to study but im watching this video rn

    Jasmina GozaJasmina Goza14 órája
  • I literally have nearly two weeks of course work not done and I am procrastinating watching this, Im so feckin sad.

    VixVix14 órája
  • This has to be the greatest TED talk in the history of TED talks.

  • All those dislikes are from non-procrastinators

    Mahi UpadhyayMahi Upadhyay15 órája
  • I've saved this video and I'll watch it later

    Carpe DiemCarpe Diem17 órája
  • My brain is like "Mate, Stop procrastinating!" But I cant help it-

    mowshumee zamanmowshumee zaman17 órája
  • Wow, youtube knows I'm a procrastinator.

    Katherine SusonKatherine Suson17 órája
  • Interesting title, added to Watch Later list.

    RoanRoan17 órája
  • Rare occasion of people succeeding from procrastinating:

    May ChoyMay Choy18 órája
  • it's 2021 and this still remains the best ted talk ever

    Anika NawarAnika Nawar18 órája
  • I’m currently procrastinating by watching this video 🧍🏻‍♀️

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  • I'm such a procrastinator this has been in my watch later for two years. Finally it can be free

    Kalpa HarshanaKalpa Harshana18 órája
  • I just realized, I'm procrastinating by watching this video....

    Amelia FaulknerAmelia Faulkner19 órája
  • Something is wrong with my monkey. It doesnt seem to be afraid of the panic monster.

    Henlo 420Henlo 42020 órája
  • wow.

    Nhat VuaNhat Vua21 órája
  • HUworld is your instant gratification monkey for the moment, go to your work dear.

    Ehsan Ullah ShehabEhsan Ullah Shehab22 órája
  • tedtalks: The format that made pseudoscience seem like just science.

    GufbergGufberg23 órája
  • 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

    Lakshya RajLakshya RajNapja
  • My brain: due tomorrow Me: ok, do tomorrow

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  • This is the best ted talk I've ever watched so far

    Kamal EkermawiKamal EkermawiNapja
  • I really loved this video! As a writer I too sometimes forget the difference between writers block and just plain resistance. This video helped me realize that the very definition of what I’m currently struggling with is that of procrastinating. Delaying my work with easy and short-term gratification. I haven’t had writers block in years and now I’m dealing with something that much more deadlier- PROCRASTINATION! I definitely need to make some deadlines.

    Ronaldo CervantesRonaldo CervantesNapja
  • I’ve been meaning to watch this....

    Malaki VelazquezMalaki VelazquezNapja
  • I procrastinate that badly I didn’t want to watch this

    Alfie GallagherAlfie GallagherNapja
  • You want to see inside the mind of a master procrastinator? Ask me anything

    Chris HChris HNapja
  • I've been meaning to watch this for over a year. Now that I finally did, around 6 weeks ago, I thought I'd leave this comment. Lovely presentation, thanks.

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    no oneno oneNapja
  • I got an add about procrastinating while watching a video about procrastinating because I am procrastinating

    Somebody you used to knowSomebody you used to knowNapja
  • This man is saying what we're all thinking

    Malcolm EMalcolm ENapja
  • lol i got a ad about procrastination before this vid started.

    Cassidy SeeryCassidy SeeryNapja
  • Lol I got a procrastination ad on this video

  • why do people come for me like this

    Al DieAl DieNapja
  • Watching this in the night while having an important exam tomorrow which I still didnt learn for 💀

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  • u know u have made it when u get a standing ovation

    Muhd SiddiqMuhd SiddiqNapja
  • i think my panic monster is dead

    aliya cantikaaliya cantikaNapja
  • Finally a TED talk im qualified to give

    The Asian TheoryThe Asian TheoryNapja
    • Same except it’ll suck because I will start making the TED talk 1 minute before it begins lol

      Quang TranQuang TranNapja
  • Maar tijdens het maken van zijn speech vertelt hij dus dat hij het maken van zijn speech uitstelt

    Jenske SchuurmanJenske SchuurmanNapja
  • Great talk. I finally have a diagnosis!!

    S Mc GS Mc GNapja
  • OMG I was getting my work done then I stumbled on this video, PROCASTINATING LMFAO

    Ashraf AmirAshraf AmirNapja
  • "What's important is not the result, but the journey" My brain: shut up nobody cares about the journey so imma speedrun it while I still can

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    • HxH?

      Frederic G.Frederic G.Napja
  • me : arguing with myself if I should sleep or study also me : watches a video about procrastination

  • niceeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

    sobhan moradisobhan moradiNapja
  • Watching this instead of doing my homework, the irony.

  • and knowing that i got good grades even if i procrastinated just made it even harder to stop procrastinating..

    s o p hs o p hNapja
  • There HUworld, I watched it. Now get it out of my recommended

    Daniel WnekDaniel WnekNapja
  • This guy's pretty amazing at explaining obvious stuff

    eliot mikonieliot mikoni2 napja
  • Ill do my essay after this video... Maybe

    Dominic SiañezDominic Siañez2 napja
  • I have a test tomorrow but I think watching this is a better use of my time

    CreamyMarshmxllowCreamyMarshmxllow2 napja
  • i got this video recommended to me. i wonder if it’s a sign

    SadBoyeSadBoye2 napja
  • So it's basically covid

    Manraj SidhuManraj Sidhu2 napja
  • And here I am with 4 papers to write by Sunday..... that 2 are already late..... it is fine. Perhaps on Friday, I will get them done.

    Krista GaulinKrista Gaulin2 napja
  • I think i will watch this tomorrow.

    Hawkeye63Hawkeye632 napja
  • being a stubborn procrastinator is the hardest feeling, you just become stubborn and not sleep until you finish it. but ending up not finishing and postponing every time..

    xMitsukiriaxMitsukiria2 napja
  • I just reviewed my entire life

    Luigi ConsiglioLuigi Consiglio2 napja
  • very entertaining!

    Kathy PopplewellKathy Popplewell2 napja
  • I got an ad saying “If you’re watching this, you’re probably procrastinating.” *Hmm......*

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    • Same

      GorgeousMoon573GorgeousMoon5735 órája
  • I think the reason people do drugs is because it suppresses the panic monster

    Carlos SantanaCarlos Santana2 napja
  • I should be writing my master's thesis right now.

    Valentina CarrascoValentina Carrasco2 napja
    • I should be doing my bachelor's thesis. Also i had this tab open for several days now and just came to watch it now lol

      DaChillrDaChillr13 órája
  • The reasoning explained in this video is the reasoning a have right now watching this

    Mikey MitchellMikey Mitchell2 napja
  • this dude reminds me of gary vee

    Keiran LaskowskiKeiran Laskowski2 napja
  • funny how i procrastinate by watching a 4 year old video about procrastination

    KonkoptKonkopt2 napja
  • What happens to me is that I just look at an assignment and then it's too hard at a glance so I say "eh, i'll do it later" and then later becomes the minute before class.

    Alien PotatoAlien Potato2 napja
  • This is basically everyone. If our brain makes our behavior a little bit more efficient then it could really help a lot. Too bad we're lazy species

    BinnacleBinnacle2 napja
  • Not that funny, at the end ofthe video, my monster poped up, i got spooked

    William KacWilliam Kac2 napja