The Procrastination Equation: How to Stop Putting Things Off and Start Getting Stuff Done

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Harper Collins, Dec 28, 2010 - Self-Help - 352 pages

“The Procrastination Equation will teach you how to bust the excuses that are preventing you from doing your best work and living your best life….So don’t put it off any longer. Read this book. Today.”
 —Daniel H. Pink, author of Drive and A Whole New Mind

“Illuminating….Piers Steel shows us the secrets of procrastination, how it affects us and how we will, one day, be able to prevail.”
—Dan Ariely, author of The Upside of Irrationality and Predictably Irrational

Using a mix of psychology, evolutionary biology, self-help, and more than a decade of research, Dr. Piers Steel, the world’s foremost authority on procrastination, offers a tried and true method helping us to identify, understand, and break free of our self-destructive bad habits and create more positive lives for ourselves.

 

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The subtitle is ‘How to stop putting things off and start getting things done’. The author has done research on the field, and acknowledges that he is as prone to putting things off as anyone. In the ... Read full review

The Procrastination Equation: How To Stop Putting Things Off and Start Getting Stuff Done

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Why you "put off till tomorrow what you can do today" forms the crux of Steel's (human resources & organizational dynamics, Univ. of Calgary, Canada) book, in which he not only answers that question ... Read full review

Contents

CHAPTER TWO
15
CHAPTER THREE
42
CHAPTER FOUR
62
CHAPTER FIVE
80
CHAPTER SIX
100
CHAPTER SEVEN
116
CHAPTER NINE
161
CHAPTER TEN
193
POSTSCRIPT
214
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Piers Steel, PhD, one of the world’s foremost researchers and speakers on the science of motivation and procrastination, is the winner of the Killam Emerging Research Leader Award. Dr. Steel’s research has appeared in numerous outlets around the world, ranging from Psychology Today and New Scientist to Good Housekeeping and The New Yorker. He lives in Calgary, Alberta, with his wife and two sons.

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