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Episode from the podcastBook Smart

Finish (Jon Acuff)

Released Tuesday, 12th March 2019
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Have you ever noticed that’s it’s easy to start a project or goal, but hard to finish? In the best-seller Finish, author Jon Acuff, reveals something surprising: it’s not that we’re lazy or don’t try hard enough. It turns out the most effective exercises are not those that push people to work harder. The ones that get people to the finish line do just the opposite—they take the pressure off. It turns out the sneakiest obstacle to meeting your goals is not laziness, but perfectionism.