Many believe that procrastination is merely about not being sufficiently productive. In truth, the term pertains to a tendency that is most detrimental. Try searching for the meaning of procrastination and you will realize that it actually refers to the habit of putting off things – particularly those that are clearly urgent. So, what does a procrastinator do? He chooses to carry out less important tasks – a tendency that he equates with productivity.
Since his idea of productivity is completely misguided, he will not be able to achieve true success. With his most vital responsibilities left undone, what he will achieve is simply regret. Of course he will claim to have change his ways upon noticing that he is wasting a lot of time. Unfortunately, it is likely that he would just repeat the same mistake over and over again. Saying that one would change is never enough to get rid of such a powerful habit.
If you think that you are a procrastinator or if those closest to you are telling you that you are becoming one, you must take action – picking up this book is a good start. As you go through the chapters, you will discover the reasons why you must change and why you should not underestimate the problem. You will also come across ideas and techniques that brought success to those who once suffered from the same life-ruining habit.