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Procrastination Equation How to Stop Putting Things off and Start Getting Stuff Done

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ISBN-10: 0061703613

ISBN-13: 9780061703614

Edition: N/A

Authors: Piers Steel

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List price: $25.99
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 12/28/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 320
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Piers Steel, PhD, is the world's leading researcher and speaker on the science of motivation and procrastination. He studied and taught at the business and psychology schools of the University of Minnesota before moving to the University of Calgary's Haskayne School of Business, where he is a professor of human resources and organizational dynamics. He has been studying procrastination and its effects for more than ten years-after spending decades practicing it. Dr. Steel's award-winning research has appeared in magazines ranging from Psychology Today and New Scientist to Good Housekeeping and Profit. His work has been reported in the Los Angeles Times, the Wall Street Journal, the New York…    

Author's Note
Portrait of a Procrastinator
The Procrastination Equation
The result of eight hundred studies plus one
Wired For Procrastination
Putting off is human nature
Procrastinations
How modern life ensures distraction
The Personal Price of Procrastination
What we miss, what we lose, and what we suffer
The Economic Cost Of Procrastination
How businesses and nations lose
Optimizing Optimism
Balancing under- and over-confidence
Love It or Leave It
Finding relevance in work
In Good Time
Managing short-term impulses and long-term goals
Making It Work
Putting the pieces into practice
Postscript: Procrastination's Chapter 11
Acknowlegements
Notes
Index