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The procrastination equation : how to stop putting things off and start getting things done

Author: Piers Steel
Publisher: Harlow, England ; New York : Prentice Hall Life, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Procrastination or at least lack of motivation is endemic. A massive 95% of us admit to procrastinating. For 20% of us the problem is chronic and it affects our health and wealth, success and happiness. And the problem is getting worse rates have quadrupled since the 1970s. We all recognise it, we all want to understand it and to have a breakthrough moment that helps us be more productive, less guilty and ultimately  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Piers Steel
ISBN: 9780273723264 027372326X
OCLC Number: 666492069
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Contents: Portrait of a procrastinator --
The procrastination equation --
Wired for procrastination --
Procrastinations --
The personal price of procrastination --
The economic cost of procrastination --
Optimising optimism --
Love it or leave it --
In good time --
Making it work.
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Procrastination or at least lack of motivation is endemic. A massive 95% of us admit to procrastinating. For 20% of us the problem is chronic and it affects our health and wealth, success and happiness. And the problem is getting worse rates have quadrupled since the 1970s. We all recognise it, we all want to understand it and to have a breakthrough moment that helps us be more productive, less guilty and ultimately happier. Scientifically rigorous, hugely entertaining, compelling and readable, this book will solve your problems of procrastination and get you motivated to live the life you want.

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