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Don't Buy This Book Now!

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Are you someone who likes to put off until tomorrow what you could do today? Do you draw up to-do lists, only to get frustrated that you aren't able to follow them through?
This delightful book argues that procrastinators are often perfectionists, and structured procrastinating-doing one thing as a way of not doing something else-is sometimes extremely effective. And if you
Hardcover, 92 pages
Published 2013 by Penguin Group
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Rahul D'cunha
Aug 13, 2016 Rahul D'cunha rated it liked it
Nice book about the positive effects of structured procrastination and how one can channelize this unique trait to work in our favor.
Nov 03, 2016 _Schabaani rated it did not like it
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Jul 26, 2016 Sonya rated it it was amazing

John Perry is a professor of philosophy at Stanford University. He says he wrote hundreds of scientific papers and books , but none got as much attention as a little essay on Structured Procrastination . It went viral , and is now the first chapter of this delightful book on The Art of Procrastination.
I picked it up this morning , from a pile of books S came back with , because - no guesses - I was procrastinating myself !

The book's second chapter on procrastination and perfectionism , is equal
Arwa Helmi
Jul 21, 2014 Arwa Helmi rated it it was amazing
I started this book more than a year ago in a plane. I forgot where I put it after that and forgot it for few months. I kept delaying reading it although it was awesome! Now when I continued reading it I found out I still remember the previous part I read almost a year ago..

If you are a procrastinator; this book helps you not to hate yourself. It tells us that we are not so bad and we can achieve many things. I like how he describe procrastination and procrastinators

If you are not a procrastinat
Abhay Rana
Mar 16, 2015 Abhay Rana rated it really liked it
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This is a very short book, and I finished it in under an hour. It made me feel good, which I guess is part of the point of the book. Read this if you can't keep up with deadlines.

This won't help you much, if you are a procrastinator. But realizing that you are not the only one facing these issues was good.
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was a good book. my first accomplishment in reading a book fast... 93 pg book completed in 35-40 mins.
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A truly life changing book... 1 4 Nov 15, 2013 09:22PM  
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John R. Perry (born 1943) is Henry Waldgrave Stuart Professor of Philosophy at Stanford University and Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, Riverside. He has made significant contributions to areas of philosophy, including logic, philosophy of language, metaphysics, and philoso
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