The Now Habit: A Strategic Program for Overcoming Procrastination and Enjoying Guilt-free Play

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Penguin, 2007 - Self-Help - 205 pages
Learn how to overcome procrastination and enjoy guilt-free play! One of the most effective programs to combat procrastination, THE NOW HABIT has sold over 100,000 copies, has been translated into 11 languages, and is now revised and updated.

Featuring a new introduction and a new section providing strategies to understand and deal with the role technology plays in procrastination today, THE NOW HABIT offers a comprehensive plan to help readers lower their stress and increase their time to enjoy guilt-free play. Dr. Fiore's techniques will help any busy person start tasks sooner and accomplish them more quickly, without the anxiety brought on by the negative habits of procrastination and perfectionism.
 

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User Review  - randomyes - Overstock.com

I have purchased this book instead of the GTD and found it a bit more refreshing and easier to read. Its not groundbreaking but if you need any external confirmation on some stuff it might be useful. Read full review

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User Review  - Aurore - Goodreads

it's a good and useful book, but it's too hard to read it through. it's not, actually, friendly with readers at all. rather feel sorry for the author and his work. i would suggest this book to ... Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
WHY WE PROCRASTINATE
11
HOW WE PROCRASTINATE
36
HOW TO TALK TO YOURSELF
57
GUILTFREE PLAY QUALITY WORK
78
OVERCOMING BLOCKS TO ACTION
95
THE UNSCHEDULE
118
WORKING IN THE FLOW STATE
144
FINETUNING YOUR PROGRESS
162
THE PROCRASTINATOR IN YOUR LIFE
183
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Neil Fiore, Ph.D., guides managers, executives, and their employees to new levels of peak performance. Drawing from his experience as a lieutenant with the 101st Airborne Division, a manager with Johnson & Johnson, a statistical analyst for Shell Oil, and a psychologist and career counselor at the University of California, Berkeley, Fiore brings practical tools for life and work to his seminar participants. He holds a doctorate in psychology and a B.S. degree in economics.

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