Simple, science-based tools to stop procrastination
Even with overflowing inboxes, thousands of unread notifications, and unmet deadlines, most people still can’t manage to take control of their time and stop procrastinating. The End of Procrastination tackles this ubiquitous issue head on, helping you stop putting off work and reclaim your time. Author Petr Ludwig shows that ending procrastination is more than a wise time management strategyit’s essential to developing a sense of purpose and leading a happier more fulfilled life.
The keys to overcoming procrastination are simple. With eight clear, approachable toolsfrom quick daily worksheets to shift your perspective to to-do lists that actually help you get things doneThe End of Procrastination provides everything you need to change the way you manage your time and live your life.
Based on the latest research, The End of Procrastination synthesizes over one hundred scientific studies to create a program that is based on the way our brains actually work. By understanding exactly why procrastination happens and how our brains respond to motivation and self-discipline, the book provides readers with the knowledge to conquer procrastination on an everyday basis.
|Publisher:||St. Martin's Press|
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About the Author
Petr Ludwig is a science popularizer, entrepreneur, and consultant for Fortune 500 companies. He explains crucial and difficult things simply and easily. Peter helps to improve intrinsic motivation, efficiency, and the happiness of people at work and in their personal lives. In The End of Procrastination and in his talks, he transfers the knowledge of neuroscience and behavioral economics into practice.
Adela Schicker is the co-founder of Procrastination.com, the institute that helps companies and individuals to reach their full potential. Adela translated The End of Procrastination and is helping it to reach the international audience. She speaks at conferences and training companies worldwide, making sure that science can be explained simply and made useful for everyone.
Table of Contents
The Table Of Contents
Introduction: What is Procrastination and Why Fight It?
Motivation: How to Get Motivated and Stay That Way
Tool: A Personal Vision
Discipline: How to Give Yourself Orders and Follow Them
Tool: Habit List
Tool: To-Do Today
The Comfort Zone of the Masses
Outcomes: How to Find Happiness and Also Keep It
Tool: Inner Switch
Objectivity: Learning How to See Your Flaws
Conclusion: The Key to Longevity
Tool: A Meeting with Myself
The End of Procrastination and Your New Beginning