The Procrastination Cure

21 Proven Tactics for Conquering Your Inner Procrastinator, Mastering Your Time, and Boosting Your Productivity!
Narrated by: Joe Hempel
Length: 3 hrs and 14 mins
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Learn how to take quick action, make fast decisions, and get more done in less time!

Do you procrastinate? Do you regularly struggle to get started on important projects? Do you allow tasks to pile up until they cause you to feel stressed and overwhelmed?

If so, there's a simple solution: The Procrastination Cure.

Imagine looking at your to-do list and immediately tackling, completing, and crossing off tasks. Imagine making quick decisions regarding which projects receive your immediate attention. Imagine finishing your work each day with hours to spare!

Amazon best-selling author, Damon Zahariades, provides a start-to-finish blueprint for beating your inner procrastinator. He'll show you, step by step, how to overcome your tendency to put off important chores, projects, and activities, and consistently take action that catapults your productivity.

You'll receive more than 21 proven tactics for conquering your impulse to procrastinate. You'll also learn the reasons you procrastinate, along with actionable advice on how to nip them in the bud.

In The Procrastination Cure, you'll discover:

  • The 13 most common reasons people postpone taking action
  • Why your to-do list might be encouraging you to procrastinate (and what to do about it)
  • How to create an action-prompting reward system tailored to your personal proclivities
  • Four easy tips for silencing your inner perfectionist and getting to work
  • Surprising advice from Mark Twain on how to beat procrastination
  • The one decision that'll spur you to take action and complete tasks in record time
  • The power of accountability (and how to find the perfect partner)
  • How to prioritize tasks and projects according to your personal goals
  • A three-step system for tracking your energy levels, and using the data to maximize your productivity

©2017 Damon Zahariades (P)2017 Damon Zahariades

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Full of practical actions to stop procrastinating.

I loved it - particularly the breakdown of different types and reasons for procrastination and how to match up the right cure.

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Don’t buy

Not worth it.
Read a lot of self-help books, this is nothing but common sense and basic knowledge, impossibly boring to listen too.
Read or listen to “Rewire” by Richard O’Connor instead, that book I’m listening for 5th time over now.

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Great advice!

The Procrastination Cure really nails it! How does Damon know that I sneak off to Facebook or Words with Friends to avoid doing what I need to do? His concrete 21 steps are a big help.

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I hate being a procrastinator

The author knows my habit and has given real-life tools to fix this. My procrastination is a lifelong bad habit that I want to eradicate from my life. I feel this book will help me make the necessary changes.

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Very informative and to the point.

I like the way the author related his past stories and experiences to illustrate some material in the textbook.

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disappointed

waste of money, frequently repeats previously discussed content Lacks any useful tips to overcome pro crastination

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short & sweet

I liked that bonus method, those poor 1st year college students, I remember those back to back exams.

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Good book for procrastinators

The book offered several examples of procrastination and techniques to overcome it. A good, quick read and reference for some ideas to help yourself.

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Amazing book!

I never knew that procrastination is a habit built throughout the years and is deeply engrained in the mind. the way the Author explains with scientific evidence how to conquer such Habit it's very reassuring and hopeful, thank you for writing this book Damon, now I get to the practice and conquer procrastination! best wishes for all!

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Love it

Love this book. Excited about using the suggestion every week. It will help me at work.

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  • 01-08-18

Amazing book

As I read the book was like an X ray of my life so practical that I have so many experiments to do and know what will work for me.I will definitely read the other books of the author on this series.I love the book