Procrastination is often one of the biggest struggles for freelancers and entrepreneurs.
Whether it’s the fear of failure, or simply a failure to prioritize, the problem can be a big obstacle.
Overcoming this challenge is an important step in achieving our goals.
Here are 5 books that have helped me to make sense of my own work patterns and lead to breakthroughs in productivity.
The legendary Eat That Frog! (more than 450,000 copies sold and translated into 23 languages) provides the 21 most effective methods for conquering procrastination and accomplishing more.
This new edition is revised and updated throughout, and includes brand new information on how to keep technology from dominating our time.
The ONE Thing has made more than 175 appearances on national bestseller lists, including #1 Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and USA Today.
It won 12 book awards, has been translated into 20 languages, chosen as one of the Top 5 Business Books of 2013 by Hudson’s Booksellers and one of Top 30 Business Books of 2013 by Executive Book Summaries.
People are using this simple, powerful concept to focus on what matters most in their personal and work lives.
MacLeod has opinions on everything from marketing to the meaning of life, but one of his main subjects is creativity. How do new ideas emerge in a cynical, risk-averse world? Where does inspiration come from? What does it take to make a living as a creative person?
A guide for anyone struggling to pull the trigger and get going!
The Way of the Essentialist isn’t about getting more done in less time. It’s about getting only the right things done. It is not a time management strategy, or a productivity technique.
It is a systematic discipline for discerning what is absolutely essential, then eliminating everything that is not, so we can make the highest possible contribution towards the things that really matter.
The information age is drowning us with an unprecedented deluge of data.
At the same time, we’re expected to make more—and faster—decisions about our lives than ever before. No wonder, then, that the average American reports frequently losing car keys or reading glasses, missing appointments, and feeling worn out by the effort required just to keep up.
This book is a wonderful exploration into keeping it all straight (filtering through) this mass of information.
Overcoming procrastination isn’t easy. It requires discipline of thought and action.
I hope that either 1 or all of these resources can serve you in your journey of overcoming this challenge and reaching new levels of impact and effectiveness.