The Business of Authority

Wrestling With Procrastination

Episode Summary

Who hasn’t wrestled with procrastination, especially when it comes to getting those big, life-changing projects off the ground?

Episode Notes

Why there is no such thing as being “too busy” to give your attention to the most important things in your life.

Discovering the energy that comes from completing essential work (and the thrill of eliminating the unnecessary).

Defeat resistance before it starts.

How to keep investing in yourself and your business, even with a heavy client load.


“When I finish a bunch of my stuff—I have like 15 things on my daily list—all in the morning, the day feels very different…it feels like I have a free day.”—JS

“When we leave an employer, we tend to take our habits with us…we work that many hours whether we need to or not.”—RM

“I have my to-do list open everywhere.”—JS

“Part of dealing with procrastination is re-wiring our brains.”—RM

“It’s so much easier to create a habit that’s daily.”—JS

“Once you make something a habit…you don’t have to think about it.”—RM


The 4 Hour Workweek 

Atomic Habits 

Getting Things Done 

The War of Art 


Outer Order, Inner Calm 

The Power of Habit