Why You Do It, What to Do About It Now

ebook / ISBN-13: 9780738211305

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ON SALE: April 2nd 2007

Genre: Nonfiction / Business & Economics / Time Management


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A practical, tested program to overcome procrastination by achieving set goals, managing time, enlisting support, and handling stress.

A must have for anyone who puts things off until tomororw. Based on their workshops and counseling experience, psychologists Jane B. Burka and Lenora M. Yuen offer a probing, sensitive, and at times humorous look at a problem that affects everyone: students and scientists, secretaries and executives, homemakers and salespeople. Wise, effective, and easy-to-use, Procrastination identifies the reasons we put off tasks-fears of failure, success, control, separation, and attachment-and their roots in our childhood and adult experiences. Burka and Yuen even provide tips on living and working with the procrastinators you may know.

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"This book succeeds on many levels. It is a useful self-help guide for general readers and the lay public. Mental health professionals...will find innovative ideas and sage advice."—Metapsychology Online Reviews
"Read it. Now."—Louisiana's Acadiana Lifestyle
"[A] deeply perceptive book...Show[s] you how to fix this vexing, life-sapping problem."—Business Today (NC)
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