The Procrastinator's Guide To Success

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Everyone procrastinates. The question is, is doing nothing working for you or against you? Author Lynn Lively, a self-confessed (but reformed) procrastinator, will help you get to where you want to go...with no more excuses. With THE PROCRASTINATOR'S GUIDE TO SUCCESS, you can stop losing precious time, break the cycle of self-blame, overcome inertia, and create the life you really want.

Procrastination can be defined as the failure to make things happen. But are you really ...

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Overview

Everyone procrastinates. The question is, is doing nothing working for you or against you? Author Lynn Lively, a self-confessed (but reformed) procrastinator, will help you get to where you want to go...with no more excuses. With THE PROCRASTINATOR'S GUIDE TO SUCCESS, you can stop losing precious time, break the cycle of self-blame, overcome inertia, and create the life you really want.

Procrastination can be defined as the failure to make things happen. But are you really procrastinating, or simply thinking about a problem to be solved? THE PROCRASTINATOR'S GUIDE TO SUCCESS will show you how to tell the difference!

You will also learn how to: work through "worst-case" scenarios; figure out what's within your control and what isn't; procrastinate strategically; and, finally, practice self-direction! Special sections include: Confessions of a Procrastinator; "Brain-dumps," "Gut-wrenchers," "Busywork Alerts," and other handy lists. Want to be your own biggest fan? Be the hero of your own life by making your own dreams come true. Read THE PROCRASTINATOR'S GUIDE TO SUCCESS and prepare for your life to change.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780070383074
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 6/28/1999
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 254
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.77 (d)

Meet the Author

Lynn Lively is cofounder of American Pioneer Sonars, a company founded in 1981 and recognized by the Small Business Administration and former President Bush for excellence in exporting. A popular speaker and writer on procrastination, workplace decisionmaking, and clear-thinking skills, Ms. Lively is the author of Managing Information Overload, and holds two Masters degrees.

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Table of Contents

Part I: Procrastination.

Are You A Procrastinator?

Procrastinate No More.

Why Do You Procrastinate?

Success Means Entering the Risk Zone.

Overcoming Inertia: A BEGIN-er's Checklist.
Part II: Resolution.

R: Resolve Something!

E: Examine What You Already Know.

S: Step Into the Future.

O: Overcome the Subtle Factors.

L: Leap.

V: View and Evaluate Your Results.

E: Enjoy Your Success or Learn from Experience and Then Move On.
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