A task done at the last minute can be excused if not done well because it was done in such a short amount of time. And, of course, if the task is done very well, it looks exceptionally good for the individual. This implies that the needless delay of a task that we defined as procrastination may in fact fill a need.
- From “Solving the Procrastination Puzzle: A Concise Guide to Strategies for Change”
Timothy A. Pychyl