Summary

The 2017 updated version of the best-selling solution to end procrastination forever and get more done in life.
Over 10 years of research lead to Alan Coulter writing the original book in 2014 which has now been updated with the latest methods for 2017. Cutting through the nonsense, this book offers a simple and easy to understand solution to beating procrastination and getting more done in life. No fancy gimmicks, just solid and actionable advice.
Some of the topics covered in this book include:



Effective methods to become more productive in life
Twenty-one unique and proven methods to beat procrastination
Procrastination at work and in your career
Romantic partners, friends, and family
Building willpower
Good habits
Time management skills for your life
And so much more!

©2017 Alan Coulter (P)2017 Alan Coulter
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5 out of 5 stars
By Anonymous User on 20-08-17

Great!

If you could sum up How to Stop Procrastination & Get More Done in three words, what would they be?

Useful
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(it) Works!

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Narrator was very good, nice to listen to and really helped to enforce the points. Great book!!!

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5 out of 5 stars
By Fiona on 06-09-17

Personally i found this great

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Some interesting concepts. Everything was put in a simple to understand and follow format. I found the narration a tiny bit annoying at times but nothing drastic. I am definitely finding myself getting a lot more done since getting this book

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By David H on 25-08-17

Full of very helpful methods that work, great book

I found this audiobook to be very helpful in combatting my procrastination. If I was to describe it in one word, it would be practical. It's literally full of different methods to try. The author recognises that everyone is different and the root causes of their procrastination are different. He focuses on providing a wide range of solutions so you can find what works for you. I would recommend the Pomodoro and 1-3-5 methods in particular. They made a huge difference to my life in a very short space of time. I couldn't believe what I could get done in a day when I was organised and actually applied myself. The author's methods also had a way of not seeming daunting and insurmountable, which was a huge problem I found with other books, methods etc.

The author does give some background info on the causes of procrastination and they are a great help in understanding why the different methods work and for whom they might be suitable. However, it is very focused on doing, which is exactly what procrastinators need. It doesn't expect miracles overnight and emphasises the importance of consistency to achieve your goals.

The chapters are well laid out and flow into each other nicely. The narration was clear and easy to follow. I found the information was organised into nice sized blocks, just the perfect amount to listen to on my commute to work each morning. I would highly recommend this book, definitely for those who have developed procrastinating habits from depression like me. The lift you get from actually getting things done is amazing!

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5 out of 5 stars
By Avid Reader. on 10-10-17

Practical guide for everyone

There have been many books written about procrastination, and they all seem to pass across the same message. This is one that I’ve learnt tips that make a positive difference in the way I manage my time. The author is right to indicate that a lot of procrastination comes from the lack of the willpower to do things that we are otherwise not compelled to do otherwise.

Building willpower is one of the things that I learned from this book that I believe everyone can benefit from. It’s not just knowing all the tips and tricks to do more. It is having the will to do stuff when nobody is looking or egging you on. This majorly applies to people that work from home like me. We always have deadlines that we have to do with and sometimes even seeing a lot of the timers count down to zero, it does little to motivate you to work on your overdue tasks

Once the willpower is in place, productivity increases and more work gets done. The author also gives the readers twenty tips that I think are even too much to do. If you can commit to at least 10 of them, you will see a definite change in your work ethic. The flow of the book is awesome. The chapters flow well into each other and it makes an easy read from start to finish. The narration is nice, even-toned and an easy listen.

If I had to recommend, I’d say the Pomodoro method and goal-setting tips worked the best for me. The good thing about this book is that there is something for everyone. No matter your lifestyle, you’d find something that works for you and is adaptable to different industries. If you find it difficult doing your work on time, I recommend this book to you

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