The Procrastination Equation by Piers Steel Ph.d.
How to Stop Putting Things Off and Start Getting Stuff Done

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The Procrastination Equation will teach you how to bust the excuses that are preventing you from doing your best work and living your best life….So don’t put it off any longer. Read this book. Today.”
 —Daniel H. Pink, author of Drive and A Whole New Mind

“Illuminating….Piers Steel shows us the secrets of procrastination, how it affects us and how we will, one day, be able to prevail.”
—Dan Ariely, author of The Upside of Irrationality and Predictably Irrational

Using a mix of psychology, evolutionary biology, self-help, and more than a decade of research, Dr. Piers Steel, the world’s foremost authority on procrastination, offers a tried and true method helping us to identify, understand, and break free of our self-destructive bad habits and create more positive lives for ourselves.


About Piers Steel Ph.d.

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Piers Steel, PhD, is the world's leading researcher and speaker on the science of motivation and procrastination. He studied and taught at the business and psychology schools of the University of Minnesota before moving to the University of Calgary's Haskayne School of Business, where he is a professor of human resources and organizational dynamics. He has been studying procrastination and its effects for more than ten years—after spending decades practicing it. Dr. Steel's award-winning research has appeared in magazines ranging from Psychology Today and New Scientist to Good Housekeeping and Profit. His work has been reported in the Los Angeles Times, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, and USA Today. He lives in Calgary, Alberta, with his wife and two sons.
Published December 14, 2010 by HarperCollins e-books. 352 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Self Help, Science & Math, Political & Social Sciences, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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An upbeat, motivational guide to procrastination.

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In his absorbing first book Steel looks closely at the oft-misunderstood habit of procrastination. Usually seen as laziness, procrastination stems from the mismatch between human evolution and modern

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Most economists agree with Friedman, believing that individual rationality is not necessary for market rationality.

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In a piece entitled "Academic procrastination in college students: The role of self-reported executive function" published in the Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, Laura Rabin, Joshua Fogel and Katherine Nutter-Upham concluded that, as expected, "the findings showed the import...

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