If you want to know what's doing in the world of business, it's not doing anything.
That's right! Today's hot topic is procrastination, and not from the point of view of trying to conquer it. The new intelligence on procrastination is all about how to celebrate it.
According to John Tierney of The New York Times, scientists who have been studying the condition we deride as "foot dragging" or "dawdling" are now seeing the benefits of what they call "structured procrastination" (John Perry of Stanford), or "productive procrastination" (Piers Steel of the University of Calgary).
The basic idea...