In honor of procrastination | Michelle Vandepas | TEDxColoradoSprings

01/12/2014 14:49:57

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Author of three bestselling books, a documentary producer, a world traveler, and ex-foster mom to 10, she inspires others to live fully and to not take their dreams to the grave with them.

Michelle Vandepas started as an entrepreneur at age five and never looked back. As a business owner and consultant Michelle has guided over 500 entrepreneurs personally to grow their businesses while expressing their purpose in life and making a difference.

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Celine StClair

great presentation. i just wish she was bit more animated.

02/06/2016
Ace Spiffington

Just procrastinated my morning away watching videos about procrastination - this mindfulness technique and reminder of Eckhart Tolle's advice is the first thing that's worked in making ME work. 

29/01/2015
Jillian D

Thank you, Michelle. I look forward to slowing down as I work with you to build In Joy Baking Co. :

26/01/2015
The Adventures of a Gala Guru

Way to go Michelle!  You are aamazing!  

26/01/2015
The Fuzz

I so needed this talk. Everyone is always pushing, and I get in trouble when I take it easy, and really question myself, but now I'm realizing why I do it. And I after watching Da Vinci documentaries prior to this talk, I was starting to realize the gift I have is in being like him on many fronts, so I feel I'm on to something. Thanks for confirming what I was thinking and feeling.

29/12/2014
Andrew Morrison

Great job Michelle. I didn't get to see this live as I was next up. You rocked it!

06/12/2014
Carol Benson

Well done! Articulate, present and poised, Michelle!  Creative gestation often does look like procrastination on the outside. At least in those moments - no pressure. And then there's those deadlines! Good reminders.Great seeing you share your gifts with others. THANK YOU!

04/12/2014
Langdon Foss

Intentional Procrastination must require the faith that the wolf breathing down your neck isn't as close as you fear. Forcing myself to take breaks on a deadline isn't quite the same thing as procrastinating on a project, but if there's time, I often do my best work in the final hours before a deadline, when I operate in the vacuum left when my mind can no longer afford to question my every decision. A side-effect of procrastination that leads to a certain mindfulness.

Great words, Michelle!

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