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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Overcoming Procrastination, 2nd Edition by Michelle Tullier

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Ten Surefire Strategies for Getting Anything Done

The stop, look, and listen formula squashes the impulse to procrastinate and forces you to deal head-on with the reasons you’re about to put off something. What it doesn’t do, however, is get the thing done. That’s where the 10 strategies that follow come in. Think of them as a bag of tricks you can pull from when you find yourself about to put off starting something or not finishing what you’ve started.

The 10 strategies don’t have to be used in the order in which they’re listed here. This is not a 10-step process in which you have to do Strategy 1, then 2, and so on. Instead, use whichever one works for the situation you find yourself in. If you’re facing a tough procrastination situation, you ...

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