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23 Anti-Procrastination Habits: How to Stop Being Lazy and Get Results in Your Life

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LEARN:: How to Stop Procrastinating and Forever Eliminate Your Lazy Habits
Do you struggle with completing projects or specific tasks? We'd all like to get things done and become more productive. But what often happens is we put off important tasks and let them slip through the cracks. The end result? We get overwhelmed by the amount of things to do. In other words, "pr
Kindle Edition, 91 pages
Published November 18th 2013
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Jan 27, 2014 rated it it was ok
A bit disappointing. Most of the tips are not practical and lean towards OCD behavior. Out of the 23 tips listed, I found 3 to be helpful. If those 3 tips work, though, I suppose it was worth the read.
Michael Pillarella
Jan 28, 2014 marked it as to-read
I'm procrastinating finishing this book
Feb 14, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: time-management
Книга не столько про прокрастинацию, сколько выжимка основных техник тайм-менеджмента :) В целом "ничего нового")), но что очень понравилось: всё изложено предельно кратко и конспективно (без воды); также все советы изложены в виде пошаговых и понятных алгоритмов. Т.е. просто "бери и делай!" :) Подробная рецензия и интеллект-карта с этими самыми алгоритмами в моем блоге:
May 23, 2016 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Diferente do " O poder do Hábito", esse livro do Scott fixa em dar exemplos práticos sem se prender a estudos ou explicações científicas. Chega a passar a sensação que o livro é um conjunto de experiências que o autor testou durante sua vida, as que deram certo para ele foram agrupadas nesse livro. Tendo isso em mente, indico ao leitor ir ponderando as ideias e ver aquelas que se as adequam ao seu perfil ou que possam ser postas em prática na sua realidade. No meu caso, por exemplo, as ideias in ...more
Gladys Jane
Mar 06, 2017 rated it liked it
I'm guilty of procrastinating myself. Thus I picked up this book. I too desire to curb those procrastination habits that took months or even years to form.

Overall, the book is an okay read. I find the implementation habits penned in each chapter to be a bit overwhelming. Though, the author encouraged the reader to start with one habit at a time for the next 30 days. It's just short read. If you're interested in the topic. This book might help.

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May 24, 2016 rated it really liked it
So there's nothing revolutionary here: The book's a concise summary of well known techniques in the "productivity-segment", with some extra anecdotes. The book does for instance present many of the techniques from "Getting Things Done". In other words: It's not really about procrastination directly, but habits that make your life easier, like for instance having tools ready for capturing thoughts and ideas the moment you have them, so your brain doesn't have to think about anything other than do ...more
Jan 09, 2015 rated it really liked it
This is one of those books that don't work for me in the audible format. There were so many good ideas that I wanted to take notes and refer to the material again. However, listening in the car does lend itself for taking notes. I will have to save this one and refer back to it again.
Oct 17, 2015 rated it liked it
Standard set of ideas. Consistency of implementation is the key. Substitute with newer activities instead of procrastinating. Start exceedingly small. 30 day habit formation. Ok read.
Joan Kong
Jun 09, 2018 rated it really liked it
Quick read, common habit building implementation, but it does provide a variety of "routines" to switch things up while we're procrastinating.
Author states the reasons (fears) why we procrastinate..I found this is more enlightening than the actual implementation. Knowing why I do or do not do certain thing is more motivational to me than following rules blindly.. i guess.
Caro Anderson
Jan 14, 2018 rated it liked it
I doubt his techniques will mean I will not procrastinate, but it's worth a try.

Identify your priorities.
Create SMART goals
Take advantage of the 80/20 rule
Schedule weekly, monthly, and quarterly reviews
Focus on your MITs every morning
Create checklists

For a longer summary, check my blog at Self Help Book Reports.
Jul 03, 2017 rated it liked it
Quick, easy to read, and straight to the point. There isn't anything amazingly new or groundbreaking in here, but it gave me the motivation and insight to get off my ass and get back into the swing of things.
Tanya Wright
Apr 03, 2018 rated it liked it

The book had good tips but I saw it more as a way of amplifying your do lists. There may be a few that can be easily implemented but most require as much as trying not to procrastinate
Chris Royce
Jan 19, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Great Read, Easy to Implement

A great read that provides easy to implement habits that will eliminate procrastination if you simply follow through on implementing them over time.
Jan 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Very accurate

In these days is so easy to get distracted and lose focus. This guide is very helpful and putting to practice what's advised here is very interesting.
May 17, 2018 rated it really liked it
Very practical guide to implement good habits.

Deepak Imandi
Oct 15, 2017 rated it it was ok
Nothing new. Just a collection of Anti-procrastinating tips from well-known authors in this genre. Maybe helpful for laymen. Brutally honest review.
Gustavo De
May 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: produtividade
Boas dicas. O livro é bem básico e direto ao ponto, bom para se colocar em prática aquilo que é sugerido. Leitura rápida.
Waldir Borba Junior
Todos que vem com o discurso padrão de nunca ter tempo para nada, deveriam ler este livro.
Feb 10, 2017 rated it liked it
Interesting reading, but the interest fades very shortly after You put the book aside. Im not claiming, that its the authors fault. Im saying its a shame :( ...more
Jul 30, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2017
Książka jest bardzo fajna - napisana konkretnie z przykładami i poradami, które można od razu wcielać w życie - jedna po drugiej. Polecam wszystkim ociągaczom:)
Alexandria Jefferson
Jan 03, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Prospective Changing on habits

Great for inspiration on building the foundation for habit forming! Easy read also! I looke forward to reading more of his books
André Marinho Marques
Aug 16, 2017 rated it really liked it
Good book with good tips to improve your results. O livro é excelente e da dicas excelentes para melhorar seus resultados!
Jean Jørge
Apesar de ter algumas dicas boas eu achei super chato! O livro nao te aprensenta formas de acabar com a procrastinacao de vez. E sempre a mesma coisa sobre anotar tarefas. Nao espere muito desse livro.
Carlos Papacidero
Dicas boas, muito focado em métodos de GTD (Get Things Done), algumas dicas já estavam intrínsecas em meu dia a dia, algumas delas são novas, e algumas são bem difíceis de implementar, como por exemplo o método de 43 pastas, além do mais você terá custos para isso. Do resto vale a pena, principalmente para sair daquela maré desmotivadora que as vezes nos encontramos, e tentar reverter essa situação.
Евгений Геер
Каждый из нас сталкивается с ленью. Хоть раз в жизни мы откладывали важные дела в чёрный ящик и занимались разной ерундой. Это называется прокрастинацией.


Прокрастинация (от англ. procrastination — задержка, откладывание; от лат. crastinus — завтра и лат. pro — на) — в психологии — склонность к постоянному откладыванию даже важных и срочных дел, приводящая к жизненным проблемам и болезненным психологическим эффектам.

В книге “Новый год прокрастинатора” вы разовьёте в себе шаг за шагом
Julio Biason
Grande resumo do livro: todos os 23 hábitos são: Siga o Get Things Done (GTD).

Ok, não é tão assim, mas uns 80% dos "hábitos" são. O livro foi construído com a ideia de sequencias de: "Esse é o problema", "Essa é a solução", "Como se acostumar a fazer a solução". Entretanto, boa parte de "Como se acostumar a fazer a solução" é, realmente, o que o GTD sugere fazer para fazer com que as coisas sejam feitas. Inclusive a ideia de pastas dentro de pastas (uma para cada dia do mês, uma para cada mês, f
Mike Chan
Oct 10, 2016 rated it liked it
This is a 2 hours short book. It doesn't jibber-jabber about theories and it basically talks about actions like:

1) Keep what you want to achieve in you mind
2) Prioritize and plan your tasks
3) Review the schedule weekly and monthly
4) Guard your schedule and let no one control your time
5) Empty your mind(Zeiharnick Effect) and focus on the tasks on hand (Pomodoro technique)
6) Create the sense of urgency (Parkinson's law)
7) Peer/public pressure to push yourself (Hawthorne Effect)

Nothing new. But
Jessica King
Nov 25, 2014 rated it it was ok
I'm a list maker anyway, so this book basically just says make a more detailed list.

I debate against this thinking anyway, because I believe that we need some unscripted time. This book uses an 80/20 formula, but I'm not sure I want to even be 80% scripted...which may be my problem. Maybe. Anyhow the book suggests that you just try something - for a week or month or whatever good timing - because if you don't like it you can scrap it and fill its spot with something else. So maybe I should give
João Souza
Comprei o livro em uma promoção da Amazon sem muitas pretensões, mas achei a leitura muito válida! Os 23 hábitos citados no título realmente podem ajudar a desenvolver ideias e ter melhores resultados em seus projetos (tanto no trabalho como na vida pessoal). A leitura é rápida, e apesar de ser impossível usar todos os hábitos de uma só vez, cabe ao leitor priorizar o que é mais importante e seguir as excelente dicas do autor. Fiz minhas anotações pessoais baseada na leitura e em meus projetos. ...more
Nov 03, 2014 rated it liked it
Some good ideas — mostly not new to me, as it's kind of a compilation of concepts you see on Lifehacker and similar sites — but it's nice to have them all in one place like this as a resource. The main problem is that there are so many that it's overwhelming, which for me is one of the main contributors to procrastination. He does address this at the very end, but I think it would have helped to emphasize it earlier in the book. Overall, though, as I said, it's nice to have as a quick resource f ...more
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“You can trace every success (or failure) in your life back to a habit. What you do on a daily basis largely determines what you’ll achieve in life. Habits create routine, and let’s face it—most of us run our lives by some sort of routine. We get up in the morning and follow a preset pattern: Take a shower, brush our teeth, get dressed, make breakfast, drive to work, do work and then go home. Some of us choose to follow self-improvement habits: Set goals, read inspirational books, work on important projects and ignore wasteful distractions. Others choose self-destructive habits: Do the bare minimum, dull creativity through low-quality entertainment, eat junk food and blame others for their failures in life.” 1 likes
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