The Procrastinator's Handbook

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The Procrastinator's Handbook

Mastering the Art of Doing It Now

By Rita Emmett

Walker & Company, Paperback, 9780802775986, 224pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2000


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.

About the Author
Rita Emmett is a professional speaker whose seminars on Conquering Procrastination are immensely popular. Her clients have included AT&T, Mercedes-Benz, and the National Kidney Foundation. Ms. Emmett lives in Des Plaines, Illinois.