The Now Habit

Author: Neil A. Fiore
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781585425525
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This revised, redesigned edition offers strategies to help the reader understand & deal with the complex role played by technology in promoting procastination in the modern world.

The Now Habit

Author: Neil Fiore
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781440684951
Format: PDF, ePub
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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.

The Now Habit at Work

Author: Neil Fiore, PhD
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470881200
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Increase productivity, efficiency, and full-brain power when you apply Now Habit strategies to your business What if working harder, stressing more, and putting in more hours aren't the secret to success? What if truly effective managers, entrepreneurs, and businesspeople simply use more of their brain to make creative decisions, work in the zone, and live more fully in the process? The Now Habit at Work gives you a hands-on manual enabling the resilience and focus of champions-the ability to bounce back from set-backs, to believe in yourself, and focus on solving problems rather than seeing only obstacles. This one-of-a-kind program offers Tools to enable superior quality work that creates work-life balance Strategies to maintain focus and self-confidence Tips to conquer stress through effective time management and goal setting Daily exercises to ignite motivation in yourself and others to tackle projects with creativity and ease Filled with practical examples that are throroughly tested and easy to implement, The Now Habit at Work will have you increasing your mindfulness while reforming old habits and reducing your stress. You'll be amazed at how soon your new habits will be inspiring and motivating those around you to new levels of productivity!

The Now Habit Motivation Cards

Author: Neil Fiore, Ph.D.
Publisher: J P Tarcher
ISBN: 9780399168147
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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In his perennial bestseller The Now Habit, author Neil Fiore provided the first comprehensive strategy to help people overcome the causes of procrastination and eliminate its deleterious effects. His techniques can help any busy person get more done more quickly, without the anxiety and stress brought on by failure to meet the pressing deadlines of the workplace. The Now Habit Motivation Cards offer essential pieces of wisdom and inspiration from Fiore's successful program, to help anyone?from college students to busy professionals?conquer the common and disabling habit of procrastination.

Overcoming Procrastination

Author: Windy Dryden
Publisher: Sheldon Press
ISBN: 9780859698153
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Become aware of the fears and insecurities which lead us to put things off and learn ways to overcome these limitations.

AARP Still Procrastinating

Author: Joseph R. Ferrari
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118246977
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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AARP Digital Editions offer you practical tips, proven solutions, and expert guidance. In Still Procrastinating?, Joseph Ferrari will help you find out why you put things off and learn how to conquer procrastination for good. Do you ever say to yourself "What if I make a bad decision?," "What if I fail?," or "I'm better under pressure"? There are all sorts of reasons people procrastinate. What are yours? This book draws on scientific research on procrastination conducted over more than twenty years by the author and his colleagues, to help you learn what stops you from getting things done so that you can find the solutions that will really work. Contrary to conventional wisdom, chronic procrastination is not about poor time management, but about self-sabotaging tendencies that can prevent you from reaching your full potential. This book gives you the knowledge and tools you need to understand and overcome these tendencies so you can start achieving your goals--not next week, next month, or next year, but today! Exposes the hidden causes of procrastination, including fear of failure, fear of success, and thrill-seeking Identifies types of procrastinators and helps determine which type describes you Shares surprising information on how factors such as technology and the time of day affect procrastination Examines specific issues related to putting things off in school and at work Shares more than twenty years of research on the causes and consequences of chronic procrastination Written by a psychologist who is an international expert on the subject of procrastination Are you still procrastinating? This take-charge guide will help you stop making excuses and start transforming your life--right now.

The Procrastination Equation

Author: Piers Steel
Publisher: Random House Canada
ISBN: 0307366383
Format: PDF, Docs
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DON'T WAIT TO READ THIS BOOK: The world's leading expert on procrastination uses his groundbreaking research to offer understanding on a matter that bedevils us all. Writing with humour, humanity and solid scientific information reminiscent of Stumbling on Happiness and Freakonomics, Piers Steel explains why we knowingly and willingly put off a course of action despite recognizing we'll be worse off for it. For those who surf the Web instead of finishing overdue assignments, who always say diets start tomorrow, who stay up late watching TV to put off going to sleep, The Procrastination Equation explains why we do what we do — or in this case don't — and why in Western societies we're in the midst of an escalating procrastination epidemic. Dr. Piers Steel takes on the myths and misunderstandings behind procrastination and motivation — showing us how procrastination affects our lives, health, careers and happiness and what we can do about it. With accessible prose and the benefits of new scientific research, he provides insight into why we procrastinate even though the result is that we are less happy, healthy, even wealthy. Who procrastinates and why? How many ways, big and small, do we procrastinate? How can we stop doing it? The reasons are part cultural, part psychological, part biological. And, with a million new ways to distract ourselves in the digitized world — all of which feed on our built-in impulsiveness — more of us are potentially damaging ourselves by putting things off. But Steel not only analyzes the factors that weigh us down but the things that motivate us — including understanding the value of procrastination. From the Hardcover edition.

Free Play

Author: Stephen Nachmanovitch
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781440673085
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Free Play is about the inner sources of spontaneous creation. It is about where art in the widest sense comes from. It is about why we create and what we learn when we do. It is about the flow of unhindered creative energy: the joy of making art in all its varied forms. Free Play is directed toward people in any field who want to contact, honor, and strengthen their own creative powers. It integrates material from a wide variety of sources among the arts, sciences, and spiritual traditions of humanity. Filled with unusual quotes, amusing and illuminating anecdotes, and original metaphors, it reveals how inspiration arises within us, how that inspiration may be blocked, derailed or obscured by certain unavoidable facts of life, and how finally it can be liberated - how we can be liberated - to speak or sing, write or paint, dance or play, with our own authentic voice. The whole enterprise of improvisation in life and art, of recovering free play and awakening creativity, is about being true to ourselves and our visions. It brings us into direct, active contact with boundless creative energies that we may not even know we had.