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Procrastinators often create delays because of self-defeating emotions or attitudes. Some are perfectionists who can’t start projects because they know they cannot complete them perfectly. Others fix everyone else’s problems and have no time to improve their own lives. If your work suffers from procrastination, seminar leader Jeffery Combs offers some practical remedies. His helpful manual covers interesting pop psychology insights about procrastinating personality types and provides good curative tips, despite some repetition and proofing errors. If procrastination is your plague, getAbstract recommends this insightful book. Maybe you’d like to read it – now?

In this summary, you will learn

  • Why people procrastinate,
  • What six personality types are most likely to procrastinate and
  • How to beat procrastination by building seven new habits.
 

About the Author

Jeffery Combs is founder and president of Golden Mastermind Seminars, which teach people how to succeed. He worked previously in direct sales and network marketing.

 

Summary

The Destructive Nature of Delay
The word “procrastination” derives from the Latin verb procrastinare, which means “to put off until tomorrow.” Procrastinators sabotage themselves by delaying important activities that could move them ahead in their careers and their personal lives...

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