"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. Fortunately, Dr. 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."--Susan L. Franzen, Director, Leadership Institute, University of Texas System "Do you hold off to the last minute on those less-than-pleasant tasks? Are you typically off by 50% on your 'that-won t-take-long-I ve-got-time' estimates? Think you are a capital-P Procrastinator for life? With this guide, you ll 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: efficient productivity and more time for fun."--Reid Wilson, PhD, author of "Don't Panic" "Filled with examples of people who have overcome procrastination, practical and powerful advice, and helpful forms, this book can help you change your life. Read it and use it--what are you waiting for?"--Robert L. Leahy, PhD, author of "The Worry Cure" "Turns out it does take one to know one! As a procrastinator of many years, I found observations and examples I could relate to in every chapter. Dr. 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."--Eric A., lawyer
"This book is a treasure trove of practical methods to break procrastinating habits. Dr. Basco will inspire you and cheer you on as you learn how to become a 'doer.' I wish this book had been available sooner. It would have saved me many hours and days of spinning my wheels."--Jesse H. Wright, MD, PhD, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Director, Depression Center; and Vice Chair for Academic Affairs, University of Louisville"
Über den Autor und weitere Mitwirkende
Monica Ramirez Basco, PhD, is a clinical psychologist, author, and researcher at the National Institutes of Health. She currently serves as Assistant Director for Neuroscience, Mental Health, and Broadening Participation at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. Dr. Basco is an internationally recognized expert in cognitive-behavioral therapy and a founding fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy.