John Assaraf teaches me 5 ways to overcome procrastination

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If you ever get the chance to sit down with John Assaraf, listen closely, since he will change your life.

Here’s what he told me, as I best recall:

As someone who has studied the habits of successful people for decades, I’ve learned that one of the biggest challenges that prevents people from achieving their goals is procrastination. Millionaires and other successful individuals have mastered the art of overcoming procrastination, and I’m here to share with you five things they do to do just that.

  1. They have a clear vision of what they want to achieve

The first thing millionaires do to overcome procrastination is to have a clear vision of what they want to achieve. They set clear, specific, and achievable goals that are aligned with their long-term vision. Having a clear vision helps them stay focused and motivated, which in turn helps them overcome procrastination.

  1. They break down their goals into smaller, manageable tasks

The second thing millionaires do to overcome procrastination is to break down their goals into smaller, manageable tasks. By doing this, they avoid feeling overwhelmed and can make steady progress towards their goals. They create a to-do list of tasks and prioritize them based on their importance and urgency.

  1. They create a routine and stick to it

The third thing millionaires do to overcome procrastination is to create a routine and stick to it. They have a set time for waking up, exercising, working, and relaxing. By having a routine, they avoid wasting time on unproductive activities and stay focused on their goals.

  1. They remove distractions

The fourth thing millionaires do to overcome procrastination is to remove distractions. They turn off their phones, close their email, and limit their social media use. By doing this, they eliminate distractions and create an environment that is conducive to focus and productivity.

  1. They hold themselves accountable

The fifth and final thing millionaires do to overcome procrastination is to hold themselves accountable. They track their progress, review their goals, and celebrate their achievements. By holding themselves accountable, they maintain their motivation and momentum towards their goals.

In conclusion, procrastination can be a major obstacle to achieving success. However, by following the above five habits, millionaires have learned how to overcome procrastination and achieve their goals. So, my friends, I encourage you to adopt these habits and start achieving the success you desire. Remember, the only thing standing between you and your dreams is your ability to take action.

Dennis Yu
Dennis Yu
Dennis Yu is co-author of the #1 best-selling book on Amazon in social media, The Definitive Guide to TikTok Ads.  He has spent a billion dollars on Facebook ads across his agencies and agencies he advises. Mr. Yu is the "million jobs" guy-- on a mission to create one million jobs via hands-on social media training, partnering with universities and professional organizations.You can find him quoted in major publications and on television such as CNN, the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, NPR, and LA Times. Clients have included Nike, Red Bull, the Golden State Warriors, Ashley Furniture, Quiznos-- down to local service businesses like real estate agents and dentists. He's spoken at over 750 conferences in 20 countries, having flown over 6 million miles in the last 30 years to train up young adults and business owners. He speaks for free as long as the organization believes in the job-creation mission and covers business class travel.You can find him hiking tall mountains, eating chicken wings, and taking Kaqun oxygen baths-- likely in a city near you.