What determines the pace of your work? Sometimes there is a strange behavior in people, that is to proceed slowly in tasks, when the deadline is still far away. We can consider distraction normal but the effect of procrastination (when there is no pressure) can be really very negative, on one’s own health and on the working result. It seems obvious (even if not so simple), but to create a plan of tasks to and model it according to personal needs (time available, capacity, etc.) it can be a winning way to fight slowness, disorganization and stress. If you are looking for some advice, this HBR article can help you.