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What motivates getting things done : procrastination, emotions, and success / Mary Lamia.

Lamia, Mary C., (author.).
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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg 153.8 LAMIA (Text) 32826014098974 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Starke Co PL - Schricker Main Library (Knox) 153.8 LAM (Text) 30032010703020 ADULT NON-FICTION Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial 153.8 LAMIA (Text) 33946003246803 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781442203815
  • ISBN: 1442203811
  • Physical Description: xii, 137 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2017]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 117-132) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- What motivates getting things done : an overview -- Deadlines, deliberation, and distraction -- What motivates early action or delay? -- Anxiety as an engine of task completion -- Why you should fear failure -- Pursuing excellence -- Relationships and divergent motivational styles -- Optimizing your motivational style -- Troubleshooting guide -- Looking back and moving forward.
Summary, etc.:
Mary Lamia explores the emotional lives of people who are successful in their endeavors -- both procrastinators and non-procrastinators alike -- to illustrate how human motivation works and how to make the most of it. She illustrates how so-called negative emotions like distress, fear, and shame can drive the achievement of goals. --Publisher's description.
Subject: Procrastination.
Motivation (Psychology)

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