Synopses & Reviews
Whether you run your own business or work for someone else, youand#8217;ve probably got a lot on your plate. Unfortunately, much of it may not be all that appetizing. Along with the portion of your work that you truly feel like doing comes a generous helping of things youand#8217;d rather not do. As consultants, Steve Levinson and Chris Cooper have seen countless clients struggleand#151;and often failand#151;to do the many success-producing things they know they should
do but donand#8217;t feel like doing.
The Power to Get Things Done will teach readers how to consistently turn good intentions into action so that they can be as successful as possible in the work they do . . . whether or not they feel like filing tax forms and making follow-up calls. The book offers a host of practical solutions including:
- the correct way to think about and treat good intentions
- the three key principles of following through
- simple but powerful principles and strategies that will make it easy for readers to solve big problems quickly.
“Managing your time is a lot like managing your money. Its not about the numbers; its about your behavior. The best time-management tricks in the world wont do you much good if they dont actually make your life better. In Procrastinate on Purpose
, Rory builds on what weve all heard about time management and adds the two things that have always been missing: emotion and significance.”
—Dave Ramsey, New York Times bestselling author and nationally syndicated radio show host
"A brilliant insight turned into an actionable method. Start now!"
—Seth Godin, author of Linchpin
“We all have the same 24 hours in a day to make an impact but what if you could actually create more time? Procrastinate on Purpose shows how the greatest leaders in the world have figured out how to literally multiply their time. This book is a game changer.”
—Jon Gordon, bestselling author of The Energy Bus and The Carpenter
“Rory Vaden has invented a way to manufacture more time in your day! This book has brilliant insights on how to become more productive in every area.”
—Randy Gage, author of the New York Times bestseller Risky Is the New Safe
“Rory Vaden is a contrarian—and thats a good thing. Most rail against the evils of procrastination, but in Procrastinate on Purpose, Vaden shows us how to use it to our advantage. In doing so, we get more of the one resource that used to be finite: time.”
—John G. Miller, bestselling author of QBQ!, Outstanding!, and Parenting the QBQ Way
“Procrastinate on Purpose will alter the way the professional world thinks about time - I've never read anything like it. Useful, unique, and relevant…this is an absolute must read for every leader.”
—Sue Schick, CEO of UnitedHealthcare of Pennsylvania and Delaware
"Procrastinate on Purpose is the unorthodox guide for mastering time-management and productivity in our 24/7 business world. If you only read one book this year on how to become more effective and focused at work with less stress—and fewer emails—read this one.”
—Jason Dorsey, Co-Founder of The Center for Generational Kinetics and bestselling author of Y-Size Your Business
Rory's commitment to living life on purpose has challenged and inspired me again and again. In Procrastinate on Purpose, he shares a fresh take on time management, giving you tools and techniques that will empower you to say no to the mediocre in order to say yes to the best.
--Crystal Paine, founder of MoneySavingMom.com and New York Times bestselling author of Say Goodbye to Survival Mode
"The thing I love about Rory Vadens books is that long before he writes about principles, he lives them. If you've ever thought, ‘I wish I had more time, read the great principles in this book. And then I dare you to do what Rory does: live them."
—Jon Acuff, New York Times bestselling author of Start and Quitter
"We all wish we had more time. It turns out we have plenty to spare. In Procrastinate on Purpose, Rory Vaden shows us how to take our time back and sets us free from the shackles of tired time management techniques."
—Ken Coleman, author of One Question and host of The EntreLeadership podcast
“Every once in a while you read a book so impactful that you buy a copy for each of your teenage kids and make them memorize it. Take the Stairs was that book for me. The world NEEDS Rory Vaden. He is a big thinker and action taker who will challenge the way you are living your life. I couldnt wait to get my hands on his second book. Procrastinate on Purpose will not disappoint.”
—Sarah Petty, owner of Joy of Marketing and New York Times bestselling author of Worth Every Penny
“All of our days are numbered, but in Procrastinate on Purpose Rory Vaden reveals the unconscious method that top performers have been using for years to multiply their results. For the first time ever, now you can understand their same methodology.”
—Robert D. Smith, author of 20,000 Days and Counting
“Every once in a while a book comes along that completely shifts the way an entire generation thinks about a specific topic. When it comes to time management and productivity, Procrastinate on Purpose may be the one!”
—Andy Andrews, New York Times bestselling author of The Travelers Gift and The Noticer
An expert in personal development shows readers how to overcome the urge to procrastinate in both one's personal and professional lives and offers twenty-one practical steps designed to end procrastination, get important tasks done, and utilize the principles and techniques of time management. Reprint.
Using "eat that frog" as a metaphor for tackling the day's most challenging task, Tracy shows readers how to zero in on these critical tasks and organize their time. He details 21 practical, doable steps to stop the procrastination treadmill and get more of the important tasks done.
According to the old saying, if you eat a live frog first thing each morning you’ll have the satisfaction of knowing it’s probably the worst thing you’ll do all day. Using “eat that frog” as a metaphor for tackling the day’s most challenging — and most prone to procrastination — task, Eat That Frog shows readers how to zero in on these critical tasks and organize their time. This means not only getting more things done, but getting the right things done. In his trademark high-energy style, Brian Tracy cuts to the core of what’s vital to effective personal time management: decision, discipline, and determination. He details 21 practical, doable steps to stop the procrastination treadmill and get more of the important tasks done today. This expanded second edition includes practical strategies for outwitting those major time-thieves: the high-tech distractions of email, the Internet, and cell phones.
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.
NEW EDITION, REVISED AND UPDATED! There just isn't enough time for everything on our "To Do" list--and there never will be. Successful people don't try to do everything. They learn to focus on the most important tasks and make sure they get done. There's an old saying that if the first thing you do each morning is to eat a live frog, you'll have the satisfaction of knowing that it's probably the worst thing you'll do all day. Using "eat that frog" as a metaphor for tackling the most challenging task of your day--the one you are most likely to procrastinate on, but also probably the one that can have the greatest positive impact on your life--Eat That Frog! shows you how to zero in on these critical tasks and organize your day. You'll not only get more done faster, but get the right things done. Bestselling author Brian Tracy cuts to the core of what is vital to effective time management: decision, discipline, and determination. In this fully revised and updated second edition, he provides brand new information on how to keep technology from dominating your time. He details twenty-one practical and doable steps that will help you stop procrastinating and get more of the important tasks done--today!
From the New York Times bestselling author of Take the Stairsa bold new way to get things done.
New York Times bestselling author and sales-performance trainer Rory Vaden brings his high-energy approach and can-do spirit to the most nagging problem in our professional lives: stalled productivity. Millions are overworked, organizationally challenged, or have a motivation issue thats holding them back. Vaden presents a simple yet powerful paradigm that will set readers free to do their best workon time and without stress and anxiety.
About the Author
Steve Levinson, Ph.D.
, is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in helping people follow through on their own good intentions.
Chris Cooper is an executive mentor and coach, facilitator/trainer, consultant, and keynote speaker who has personally used and benefited from the principles and strategies revealed in this book. Cooper, whoand#8217;s based in the United Kingdom, created and hosts what may well be the worldand#8217;s most listened-to internet radio show for entrepreneurs and business leaders. Be More. Achieve More. Inspiration for the Entrepreneurial Mindand#160;is accessed up to 100,000 times a month from more than fifty countries.