понеделник, 16 март 2020 г.

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

23 Anti-Procrastination Habits: How to Stop Being Lazy and Get Results in Your Life 23 Anti-Procrastination Habits: How to Stop Being Lazy and Get Results in Your Life by S.J. Scott
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

"February 1, 2020 –
100.0% "It’s okay if you fail or slip once in awhile. What’s important is to keep at it. Remember, perseverance is one of the true “secrets” to success.
Simply focus on making small improvements every day. Celebrate each victory. And embrace the process of living a productive, exciting life.
Get out there and make things happen""
February 1, 2020 –
100.0% ""Procrastination doesn’t have to control your life. It’s entirely possible to become an amazingly productive person. All you have to do is overcome that initial bit of resistance that people get when they learn something new. "
February 1, 2020 –
100.0% "The single-handling habit requires you to focus on closing loops on projects/processes as soon as possible. On a daily basis, this means taking immediate action on every task that comes across your path..""
February 1, 2020 –
100.0% "Usually when you split your attention, you’re giving half the effort and producing half the results. Instead of trying to cram separate activities into one block of time, you can develop the habit of “single-handling” activities. "
February 1, 2020 –
100.0% ""Handling tasks in batches is a great way to get things done in a rapid-fire manner without being sidetracked. By creating a process, procrastination doesn’t become an option. You won’t “choose” what to do next—you’ll simply follow what’s written down on the list."

"When we get overwhelmed, we often use multitasking to get back on track. The problem? Multitasking often causes more problems than it solves."
February 1, 2020 – page 70
76.92% "It’s scary to begin a new project. We often avoid taking action because something seems too difficult or challenging. When you break down everything into easy-to-complete action steps, you’ll find that it’s not hard to get things done...""
February 1, 2020 – page 70
76.92% "Procrastination often strikes when a project isn’t properly defined. It’s easy to put off something when we feel like a specific step must be taken before we get started. In truth, this excuse is a way of saying that you haven’t properly defined the specific action steps. The solution is to clearly define every task that needs to be done for every single project. "
February 1, 2020 – page 70
76.92% "Here’s how to develop the habit of capturing ideas:
*1. Carry a tool for capturing ideas wherever you go.
*2. Add every thought, the second it pops into your head.
*3. Go through these notes once a week.
*4. Make a plan for taking action on every idea..."

"Excuse Eliminated: “I need to do ______ first.”"
February 1, 2020 – page 70
76.92% "It’s hard to concentrate when you’re worried about a hundred other things. With the idea capture habit, you’ll
create a relaxed feeling because every thought will be completed at the appropriate time.
Habit Implementation
February 1, 2020 – page 70
76.92% "In other words, if you’re not regularly emptying the ideas in your head, they will negatively impact your ability to stay focused on present tasks."

"As we’ve discussed, procrastination comes from a feeling of being overwhelmed."
February 1, 2020 – page 70
76.92% ""What’s interesting is this feeling of “overwhelm” isn’t due to the number of uncompleted tasks. It usually comes from how you process ideas and action plans. According to the Zeigarnick Effect, any incomplete thought will occupy the mind until you either do it or write down a plan for how you’ll do it."
February 1, 2020 – page 70
76.92% "This book is great about procrastination"
January 17, 2020 – page 31
January 16, 2020 – page 21
23.08% "Procrastination is like massive... masturbation... you just ca not stop doing it...

June 9, 2019 – page 21
June 9, 2019 – Started Reading
June 1, 2019 – Shelved as: to-read
June 1, 2019 – Shelved"

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