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Piers Steel

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The Procrastination Equation by Piers Steel
" You got me! The exact two things I would change. This being my first book, I tried way too hard to establish my credibility. Came off as slightly self ...more "
The Procrastination Equation by Piers Steel
"This was so close to a 5 star review, but the cheesy, made-up anecdotes really killed it for me. Otherwise, a very useful and helpful book. It just felt a little too self-congratulatory at times. "
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The Lady with the Little Dog by Anton Chekhov
“And he judged of others by himself, not believing in what he saw, and always believing that every man had his real, most interesting life under the cover of secrecy and under the cover of night. All personal life rested on secrecy, and possibly it was partly on that account that civilised man was so nervously anxious that personal privacy should be respected.”
Anton Chekhov
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“Perfer et obdura, dolor hic tibi proderit olim. (Be patient and tough; someday this pain will be useful to you.)”
Ovid
The Procrastination Equation by Piers Steel
"This could possibly be the best self-help book I've ever read.

What makes it so great is that it isn't just a self-help book, it's a rich journey through the efforts put into understanding procrastination as a part of human nature and the results o..." Read more of this review »
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“Materialism and consumerism are merely emergent properties of our neurobiology given free rein in a free market.”
Piers Steel, The Procrastination Equation: How to Stop Putting Things Off and Start Getting Stuff Done

“A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort. HERM ALBRIGHT”
Piers Steel, The Procrastination Equation: How to Stop Putting Things Off and Start Getting Stuff Done

“George Orwell, author of the classics Nineteen Eighty-Four and Animal Farm, had this to say: “Writing a book is a horrible, exhausting struggle, like a long bout of some painful illness. One would never undertake such a thing if one was not driven by some demon that one can neither resist nor understand.”
Piers Steel, The Procrastination Equation: How to Stop Putting Things Off and Start Getting Stuff Done

“Companions the creator seeks, not corpses, not herds and believers. Fellow creators the creator seeks -- those who write new values on new tablets. Companions the creator seeks, and fellow harvesters; for everything about him is ripe for the harvest.”
Friedrich Nietzsche

“Do not be disappointed if no one appreciates your true feelings, because they do not deserve them.”
M.F. Moonzajer

“Perfer et obdura, dolor hic tibi proderit olim. (Be patient and tough; someday this pain will be useful to you.)”
Ovid

“And he judged of others by himself, not believing in what he saw, and always believing that every man had his real, most interesting life under the cover of secrecy and under the cover of night. All personal life rested on secrecy, and possibly it was partly on that account that civilised man was so nervously anxious that personal privacy should be respected.”
Anton Chekhov, The Lady with the Little Dog




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