Stop Being Lazy: How to Overcome Laziness, Defeat Procrastination, Increase Productivity, and Break Through Barriers Like an Unstoppable Bulldog
I used to be lazy. Extremely lazy.
But, just this last week, I ran 50 miles, did 3 weight training workouts, attended kickboxing classes and got a ton of work done, making a nice big fat paycheck.
You see, I learned how to overcome laziness--and you can too.
This book is a nice short read (ju...more
I will admit up front that I am likely not the target audience for this book. The book takes a simplistic view of life where everyone is either lazy and pathetic or a “bulldog” and super driven. While it makes an occasional nod to using your talents to help others, overall the message is extremely self-centered and feels a little shallow. Is there no value in contentment? Do I constantly need to be climbing a mountain to experience happiness? Is there no value in enjoying ...more
I struggle with laziness, procrastination, and fear and, even for being such a short read, all are addressed by John in this book. There are also resources offered such as a Bulldog list and I was pleased to see that I have read the first book listed, Psycho-Cybernetics by Maxwell Maltz, several times and I have an audiobook copy of the Power of Habit. I especially liked how John stressed giving up or even failing to make the effort to unleash your inner ...more
Love the book. Picked up the audio version to as well because I got a lot of extra content from listening to "The Complete Software Developer's Guide". I really like personal development so if you are looking for a quick read to help get you motivated to change your life, this is a good pick.