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The End of Procrastination : How to Stop Postponing and Live a Fulfilled Life

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Over 100,000 copies sold worldwide, The End of Procrastination offers science-based, practical tools to stop procrastination




Even with overflowing inboxes and unmet deadlines, most people still can't manage to take control of their time and stop procrastinating. The End of Procrastination tackles the problem head on, helping you stop putting off work and reclaim your time. Author Petr Ludwig shows that ending procrastination is essential to developing a sense of purpose and leading a happier more fulfilled life.

With eight clear, approachable tools?from quick daily worksheets to shift your perspective to to-do lists that actually help you get things done?The End of Procrastination provides everything you need to change the way you manage your time and live your life.

The book will help you learn:
- The science behind why we postpone things
- How we can motivate ourselves so that we enjoy our work, feel less stressed, and focus more
- How to avoid becoming a goal junkie?a high achieving but unsatisfied person
- How to organize your daily life and follow your vision
- How to acquire new positive habits and end bad ones
- How to cope with decision paralysis

Based on the latest research, The End of Procrastination synthesizes over one hundred and twenty scientific studies to create a program that is based on the way our brains actually work. By understanding exactly why procrastination happens and how our brains respond to motivation and self-discipline, the book provides readers with the knowledge to conquer procrastination on an everyday basis.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 152 x 152 x 18mm | 318g
  • New York
  • English
  • 1250308054
  • 9781250308054
  • 1,409,094

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"Peter Ludwig's important new book, The End of Procrastination, provides endlessly brilliant insights into the nature of this phenomenon as well as timely advice on overcoming the barriers to productivity that procrastination erects. Read it, and refashion your thinking about this problem, and share with others who need to be more Doers than just mental tinkerers."

--Dr. Philip Zimbardo, Ph.D, Professor Emeritus Stanford University

"Ludwig's deceptively simple debut provides marvelous tips for increasing productivity."--Publisher's Weekly
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About Petr Ludwig

Petr Ludwig is a science popularizer, entrepreneur, and consultant for Fortune 500 companies. He explains crucial and difficult things simply and easily. Peter helps to improve intrinsic motivation, efficiency, and the happiness of people at work and in their personal lives. In The End of Procrastination and in his talks, he transfers the knowledge of neuroscience and behavioral economics into practice.

Adela Schicker is the co-founder of Procrastination.com, the institute that helps companies and individuals to reach their full potential. Adela translated The End of Procrastination and is helping it to reach the international audience. She speaks at conferences and training companies worldwide, making sure that science can be explained simply and made useful for everyone.
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