CHAPTER EIGHT

Overcoming Procrastination

“Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose and devote yourself unreservedly to it.”

—JAMES ALLEN

Procrastination is the thief of time. We have all heard that many times before. The tendency to procrastinate is the primary reason that many people lead lives of quiet desperation and retire poor. It is not that people do not know what to do to be more successful. Most people are quite clear about the steps they could take to improve their lives or their work. The problem is that they continually find reasons not to do it today until it is too late. They procrastinate until there are no more tomorrows left.

One of the most valuable habits you can develop in life is a sense of urgency, ...

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