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Do it Now : Break the Procrastination Habit - William Knaus

Do it Now

Break the Procrastination Habit

Paperback Published: 23rd December 1997
ISBN: 9780471173991
Number Of Pages: 256

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Dr. William J. Knaus's awareness/action approach has helped thousands of people overcome the adverse effects of procrastination. Now, this completely revised and updated edition of his classic bestseller can help you identify the root causes of your particular problem and develop a workable action plan to regain control of your life. Based on the latest research, Do It Now! includes: <br> * The Procrastination Inventory--a self-test to help you identify personal behavior patterns <br> * The six classic procrastination styles and how to overcome them <br> * Dozens of helpful exercises and strategies--plus special Do It Now! tips<br> <br> <br> "Don't procrastinate on reading this book and using its methods!" --Albert Ellis, Ph.D., President Albert Ellis Institute for Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy<br> <br> "This compelling book goes beyond procrastination and addresses a general style of life that points the way to less stress, more satisfaction, and greater achievement." --Arnold A. Lazarus, Ph.D., ABPP Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Rutgers University Coauthor, The 60-Second Shrink "Better than the excellent original. Must reading for all professionals and laypersons interested in the procrastination habit."-- Richard C. Springthall, Ph.D. Director of Graduate Studies, American International College Coauthor, Educational Psychology.<br> <br> "By following Dr. Knaus's simple, elegant, and tested ideas, you'll get more of the rewards of life and create a more productive, powerful you." --Joseph Gerstein, Ph.D., FACP Harvard Medical School


Stop Fiddling and Start Doing.

Mapping Your Procrastination Territory.

Procrastination Traps.

The Seeds of Procrastination.

Diversionary Ploys.

Patterns of Change.


In and Out of the Quagmire.

Control: The Pathway to and From Procrastination.

Perfectionism and Fear of Failure.

Approval Seeking and Putting It Off.

Discomfort Dodging and Procrastination.


Procrastination Styles: A Fresh Look at an Old Problem.

Your Imagination Can Help You Get It Done.

Clear Thinking Gets It Done.

Getting in Touch with Your Feelings.

Following Through by Rewarding Yourself.

Planning to End Procrastination.

Get Yourself Organized and Follow Through.

Afterword: Enjoying the Journey.


ISBN: 9780471173991
ISBN-10: 0471173991
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 23rd December 1997
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.5  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.39
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised