The Procrastinator's Handbook

  • by Rita Emmett
  • Narrated by Rita Emmett
  • 3 hrs and 17 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Almost everyone procrastinates. For some, the impact can be serious, causing damaged relationships at home and at work. For most people, though, procrastination is simply a frustrating or troublesome habit they know they should be able to overcome. You can. This program will show you how.
However great or small a procrastinator you are, Rita Emmett will inspire you and coach you on how to kick the habit. With advice drawn from her personal triumph over procrastination and from people she has met at her acclaimed seminars, she will empower you to:


identify the behavioral patterns you use to put things off
apply proven "anticrastination" tips to achieve your goals
develop strategies to move forward when you're stuck
design a plan to declutter your home and officeFilled with practical, useful, common-sense advice and real-life stories of people who have overcome procrastination, this program is as entertaining as it is rewarding. Rita Emmett's proven strategies will help you change your attitude toward your work and play, and help you regain control of your time and your life!

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Practical remedy to this pervasive ill

Don't put off listening to this great book until tomorrow. Seriously this is a practical, step by step approach to becoming more action orientated, focusses the mind on the order and importance of tasks. Using knowledge of human psychology the author believes we can trick, cajole and manipulate ourselves into productivity just as easily as we can fall into passivity and procrastination. We just need to recognise the signs of weakness and act on them. Worth a listen on the way to work.
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- J. Crosby

Not What I Expected

This book spoke more about the situations and problems brought on by procrastination. This is something that a procrastinator already knows. The book needs to discuss more of the direct ways or step-by-step means to help you overcome procrastination.The title suggests that it is a "Handbook". It is anything but a handbook. The reader/author has a very monotone voice that almost puts you to sleep. Nothing enthusiastic about this book.In my opinion don't buy this book.
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- Steve

Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-10-2001
  • Publisher: Macmillan Audio