The Procrastinators Guide to Getting Things Done


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Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Counteract self-doubt and perfectionism. Honestly, without the Libby app I would not have read this book. Basco will inspire you and cheer you on as you learn how to become a 'doer. Basco peppers the book with easy-to-relate-to examples from "recovering procrastinators"--including herself. Oct 22, Fullfaun rated it it was amazing. I was always on my phone, so having the eBook on me allowed me to finish the book.

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Moving from Self-Doubt to Self-Confidence 6. Procrastination in Relationships 7. Review quote "I thought I had my self-defeating procrastination habits under control, but when I saw myself in so many of this book's scenarios, I realized I still have work to do. Basco provides simple steps to move from overwhelmed to active; from stalling to success.

I gained new insights, great reminders, and thoughtful encouragement--all of which have helped me to shift the way I approach tasks and safeguard against falling into the same old traps.

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Franzen, Director, Leadership Institute, University of Texas System "Do you hold off to the last minute on those less-than-pleasant tasks? Think you are a capital-P Procrastinator for life?

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With this guide, you'l get the quick-and-easy shortcuts around all your excuses. You'll gain the tools to find your personal stall tactics and the repair kit to fix them. When you're done, get ready for your reward: Read it and use it--what are you waiting for? As a procrastinator of many years, I found observations and examples I could relate to in every chapter.

Basco will help you understand why you keep procrastinating, even though it does more harm than good--and how to beat it once and for all. Basco will inspire you and cheer you on as you learn how to become a 'doer. But many procrastinators pay a significant price, from poor job performance to stress, financial problems, and relationship conflicts.

Fortunately, just as anyone can endlessly delay, anyone can learn how to stop! Cognitive-behavioral therapy expert Monica Ramirez Basco shows exactly how in this motivating guide. Basco pep Everyone waits till the last minute sometimes. Basco peppers the book with easy-to-relate-to examples from "recovering procrastinators"--including herself.

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Feb 22, Atefe rated it really liked it Recommended to Atefe by: View all 4 comments. Oct 02, Melissa rated it really liked it. Turns out that reading this book was only a way for me to further procrastinate. Aug 03, Joevarian rated it really liked it Shelves: I wouldn't say that this book is the holy book for procrastinator, but I'm gonna say that this book helps me a lot.

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I don't really like those self-help books that are full of tips and tricks because somehow, they didn't actually solved the root of the problems. But, this book somehow solved my problem. Now I wouldn't want myself to be perfect anymore. I prefer to do things now rather than perfectly. Of course, this is not perfected e I wouldn't say that this book is the holy book for procrastinator, but I'm gonna say that this book helps me a lot.

Of course, this is not perfected either. I'm still procrastinating but to the lesser amount than before. The writer is actually a psychologist, and experienced in the field of cognitive therapy including procrastination therapy so that wouldn't make this book a pseudoscience just like other majority of self-help books. So, this book is trustworthy enough. Besides, this book can helps you if you don't want to go to psychologist for the therapy session.

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Jan 26, Crystal rated it liked it. I've finally finished this book. I may have procrastinated a little. I read this in order to help myself and the students I assist with their academic struggles. Psychologist Monica Basco addresses the different types of procrastinators and offers advice for managing the types of behavior. While this is the first book I've read on this subject, I'm sure it won't be the last. It was helpful, an easy read, and something offers information that can be adapted to almost any situation.

Sep 02, Cristian Morales rated it liked it. Got a whiteboard after reading this, its the most practical and useful purchase Ive done in ages. Seriously recommend this book if youre interested in increasing productivity: Dec 28, Satia rated it it was amazing Shelves: I found this book very useful.

The quiz at the beginning narrows down the personal causes while the rest of the book teaches how to overcome the habit of procrastination. For my full review: Aug 09, Gabucha rated it it was amazing. Honestly, without the Libby app I would not have read this book. I was always on my phone, so having the eBook on me allowed me to finish the book.

Seriously, try the eBook version before the hard copy. I knew I had a problem with procrastination, yet this book really illustrates how interfering procrastination could be and how it's more than just not getting that one thing done. Basco gives examples on how procrastination starts and the emotional reasons behind it. The way she e Honestly, without the Libby app I would not have read this book. The way she exemplifies different situations with the characters makes the book engaging.

It helped me analyze my thinking patterns and emotional barriers I had that led me and kept me in the procrastination loop. She gives useful ways to improve productivity and how to organize your thoughts and plans. It's just refreshing to read a book on behavioral patterns by an actual psychologist. Not trying to bash non-psychologists who wrote books on procrastination, but it just gave the book more credibility. Also, the format of the book is very easy to read and straightforward, yet it doesn't have a 'textbook' feel. I was actually excited to keep reading it. I've always been a disorganized and hesitant person, and very starry-eyed person.

I'd have many ideas but I never acted on them. After reading this book, I have a genuine reassurance of myself and I'm excited to start school again.

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Easy book to read. I feel confident about myself and my intentions now. Jan 27, Rosanna rated it it was amazing. So far, this book has been great motivation for me to procrastinate less. I enjoyed the stories of the procrastinators' support group and the author's own experiences. They made the technical information in the book easier to understand and relate to my own life. The book began with an assessment, which was useful in identifying how bad my difficulties with procrastination are. It is divided into chapters explaining different causes for procrastination and how to work to improve.

The layout was So far, this book has been great motivation for me to procrastinate less. The layout was nice. The author encourages the reader not to become stressed.