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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Overcoming Procrastination, 2E by Michelle Tullier

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Why You Just Can’t Decide

When you put off making a decision, you put your life on hold. You miss out on opportunities, have to settle for second best, and disappoint yourself as well as the people around you.

As with getting organized, decision-making is related to procrastination in two ways:

  1. Decision-making may be the thing you procrastinate about. You delay making decisions that are difficult, take time, or have a lot riding on them. You wait until the very last minute to commit yourself to one direction or another.
  2. Delayed decision-making may lead to procrastination in other areas of your life. Decision-making is at the root of action, so the things you put off doing might get put off because you can’t decide when, how, or where to do them. ...

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