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If you are looking for a proven path to avoid procrastination and achieve your goals in less time, then keep reading. 

Procrastination is a very bad habit. We all probably know that we shouldn’t procrastinate, but sometimes we just do it anyways. 

Sometimes procrastination makes us feel better for a moment, but the reality is that this behavior will lead to failure. 

If you keep telling yourself “Hey, it's okay, I can do it tomorrow,” then over time you won't achieve your long term goals. 

If you want to succeed, then you have to be committed to doing what you need to do, even if you don’t like it. 

But it’s not always so easy. 

Everything starts with understanding procrastination.

If you want to turn your dreams into reality, then you need a roadmap. If you understand exactly what procrastination is and why people do it, then you can start to change your life. 

In this book you’ll discover:

  • What procrastination is and why people do it
  • Why procrastination is not only a problem, but something bigger
  • How to permanently stop yourself from procrastinating
  • How you can achieve your goals in less time thanks to focus

What science says....

In this book, you'll find many scientific references about what happens in your brain when you procrastinate and what happen when you build a new habit. 

Understanding the biological principles of your behavior helps you take control of your decisions. 

Focus on what works....

Once you have understood the basics of procrastination, you can start to build new strong habits and focus on what can lead you to success. 

And you can do this:

  • Even if you are a serial procrastinator
  • Even if you think that you can never change
  • Even if you think you have no time for change

Start today to build the life you deserve!

©2019 Richard Cross (P)2019 Richard Cross

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  • B. Arnold
  • 21-09-2020

great content

wish i had read this book rather than listened to it. voice was mechanical-sounding but made errors. not pleasant to listen to. would be an EXCELLENT read.

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  • Eva Stevens
  • 25-07-2019

A lot of the book is about changing for the better

A lot of the book is about changing for the better our internal dialogs that we all have. It goes through the process of making us understand these so that we can revamp and overhaul them. It's work, but life-changing work.

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  • Beatrice Koeller
  • 25-07-2019

This book is unlike other books on productivity

This book is unlike other books on productivity I have listen. I had wondered for long why i procrastinated on certain things, even though I knew it was the right thing to do. It didnt make any sense to me.

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  • Claude Payne
  • 25-07-2019

This book changed my life.

This book changed my life. I dont know why, maybe it was the timing, or the way I came by it. But I was struggling with writers block in a major way.

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  • Marie Aldridge
  • 25-07-2019

An excellent volume that will help me with my work

An excellent volume that will help me with my work with volunteers. I have learned that most people need specific directions in order to accomplish a task.

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  • Rufus Alexander
  • 25-07-2019

The book gave great strategies in a short time

The book gave great strategies in a short time span. The problem is procrastination, so the conciseness is perfect. Thanks for imparting your wisdom.

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  • Poppy C Marshall
  • 24-07-2019

This book has made me more productive

This book has made me more productive and for that it deserves 5 stars. We all have a limited amount of time in life and it shouldn't go to waste with useless procrastinating.

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  • Jonathan A Dean
  • 24-07-2019

Best book on Procrastination and how to overcome

Best book on Procrastination and how to overcome it. Thoroughly researched by the authors who have years of experience in this area.

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  • Christopher M Blake
  • 24-07-2019

Enjoyed the information.

Enjoyed the information. Gave good insites to procrastination. I enjoy reading self-help books in all different areas on a regular basis. Always learn something new and evey now and then recognize a little of me in some of them.

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  • Zak I Holt
  • 24-07-2019

It's probably a great book

It's probably a great book but I'll never know because I procrastinate too much to listen it. I've cracked the cover but it was too much effort to listen it.

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  • K. Ross
  • 02-06-2019

Good intro.

This book has actually helped me identify my reasons for procrastination. It was very helpful. It does offer some good advice on how to prioritize your tasks in order to not feel so overwhelmed.

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  • Jani Joss
  • 25-07-2019

This is a great book,

This is a great book, and something I wish I’d read long ago. While I’ve learned several of the principles in the book by trial and error, it’s nice to have them all in one place.

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  • Loti Fa
  • 25-07-2019

Practical, proven, and sensible for all.

Practical, proven, and sensible for all. Mager has the ability to take conceptual ideas and making them all practical for the "everyday" person.

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  • Dimorgan Hay
  • 25-07-2019

It clearly helps to make goals more comprehensive

It clearly helps to make goals more comprehensive and specific. This helps my doctoral students develop and clarify research questions, goals, and objectives.

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  • Pen DF
  • 25-07-2019

I am giving this book five stars

I am giving this book five stars because it showed me how to get over my tendency to be lazy and buckle down and get to work.

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  • Jennu Jat
  • 25-07-2019

This book had made me so much more productive!

This book had made me so much more productive! I've read through it twice and I feel like I finally have a cure for laziness and lethargy.

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  • Harry Din
  • 24-07-2019

Really motivating, but more importantly

Really motivating, but more importantly it gives you an "action plan" you can use when you notice you art procrastinating.

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  • NANCY
  • 24-07-2019

This book explains the complex psychological

This book explains the complex psychological mechanics behind what we simply call 'procrastination'. It does it so well that we can see procrastination is just an outward symptom of much more complex subconscious processes that go on in our brains.

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  • Tailar Parker
  • 24-07-2019

This book offers wonderful insight into where

This book offers wonderful insight into where our procrastinating behavior comes from. I was pleased to learn it has nothing to do with being lazy either.

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  • Gloomy M
  • 24-07-2019

This book is very clear,

This book is very clear, even fun and beautiful at times. It makes you think a lot about your own patterns of procrastination, about the fears you might have. I certainly don't know everything about procrastination, but I really think that this book adresses everything or almost everything that you need to know.

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