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3. Do it now, not tomorrow

What’s in this chapter for you

  • Understanding why you miss deadlines
  • Beat procrastination – now!
  • Overcoming fear
  • The power of positive thinking

‘Some mornings, I find myself staring at my computer screen, looking at the files of work that I must do today. I can’t seem to start one task without dropping it because I’ve started worrying about one of the others.’

– Simon Armstrong, freelance editor

You?

Do you seem to put off doing some daunting tasks rather than getting straight down to them? Do you feel anxious and stressed as a result? Do you seem to fall short of the standards you set for yourself?

Time cancer

There is one word that sums up the major problem that most people have with achieving what they need ...

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