- Chapter 1: Preface
- Chapter 2: Introduction
- Chapter 3: Why people procrastinate
- Chapter 4: The Task Appears Boring or Pointless
- Chapter 5: About the Author
Almost everyone is guilty of an element of procrastination. Sometimes it is easier to focus on easy straightforward tasks rather than face the difficult or time consuming high priority tasks.
This audiobook provides practical and useable tactics that control and overcome one’s tendency to procrastinate. It helps you to identify which of the seven triggers cause you to put off important tasks. You can also pass on these tactics to help others and beat this productivity killer.
Paul Newton has worked in IT and Project management for over 30 years and has also developed several internet based enterprises. He was a co-founder and director of ITT Ltd where he was responsible for the development and marketing of software-based management training tools. Clients included Microsoft, IBM, Pfizer, Sun Microsystems, UK National Health, Ministry of Defence, Barclays and many other internationally known organisations.
Prior to that, he worked as an IT consultant specialising in developing IBM mainframe software for many of the company's clients including: Rockwell, Severn Trent Water, SWEB, SWALEC, and Eagle Star Insurance.
He also owns www.psychometric-success.com, a leading provider of practice aptitude tests. This website helps over a million people per year to pass job selection tests including: numerical, verbal, abstract, spatial and mechanical reasoning tests. It has 16 free practice tests available to download - visit www.psychometric-success.com.
You can contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com or via his personal blog www.pcnewton.com.