The Procrastinator's Handbook: Mastering the Art of Doing It Now

The Procrastinator's Handbook: Mastering the Art of Doing It Now Review

Almost everyone procrastinates. For some it causes problems and strains relationships at home and at work. For most people, though, procrastination is a frustrating or troublesome habit we would like to overcome. Rita Emmett will inspire you to get started. With humor and with advice drawn from her own triumph over procrastination and that of people she has met at her acclaimed seminars, she gives you proven tips and techniques for:
- identifying how and why you put things off
- motivating yourself to begin-and finish-unpleasant tasks
- organizing your time and efforts to achieve your goals
- developing strategies to move forward when stuck or reverting to old procrastination patterns
Filled with useful advice and real-life stories of people who have overcome procrastination, and written with a winning touch, The Procrastinator's Handbook is as entertaining as it is helpful and rewarding. After reading it, you'll find that your self-esteem and your productivity grow.

Title:The Procrastinator's Handbook: Mastering the Art of Doing It Now
Edition Language:English

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  • Greg

    In an effort to find new ways to increase my productivity and task focus, recently I checked out The Procrastinator's Handbook from the local library. This book came highly recommended in reviews on A...

  • Judd

    My dad bought this for me on my 17th birthday, presumably to help motivate me to do something with my life. I remember telling him, "Meh, I'll read it later." My Type A father didn't think my joke was...

  • Miss

    currently reading since NOVEMBER 30. This is not a coincidence. I think if I read it, I will have to change my ways. It's like any self-improvement book... I always trudge through it, no matter how sh...

  • Sandy T

    As proof that I needed this book, I bought it over a year ago, and just got around to reading it!Rita Emmett gets to the heart of why we procrastinate and hit the nail on the head so many times for me...

  • John Nichols

    Rita Emmett has provided a resource to help anyone struggling with the malady of procrastination. The author defines the disease and its symptoms then offers practical advice for healing. This is a "m...

  • John

    I received this book almost 10 years ago from my mother, and I'm finally reading it now. Wow, am I embarrassed I took so long for this. I looked at it, and at the time saw it looked like it had too ma...

  • Amy

    To summarize this book in 3 words - MAKE A LIST. The theme throughout the book is make a list, prioritize the list, check things off the list, apply this list making to all aspects of your life, from ...

  • pri

    i was hoping that this would get me out of a work rut, but no such luck. words and tips that i'd seen many times before. some little bits of inspiration mostly filtered through a lot of practical know...

  • Sadie

    I liked this book. There's nothing super revolutionary in it but lots of practical ideas that if implemented would probably really change my life for the better. I'm a huge procrastinator and lot of w...

  • Samantha Hines

    Well written, but I fear that any book written for procrastination will probably never be read by a procrastinator ;-) ...