The War of Art is my personal bible. It saved me and my career more than once.
Steven Pressfield work is a philosophy book and a guide. It explores why people in general, and creative especially postpone tasks and procrastinate. He also gives the reader tools to deal with procrastination.
Procrastination is an addiction. It’s not something you can solve, it’s something you need to battle constantly. You need to fight it everyday and never let your guard down. The Art of War is the tool to win this constant war.
As product managers you owe yourself to read this book. It won’t only help you with your own work. It will help you help the designers and engineers you work with.