How to Do It Now Because It's Not Going Away: An Expert Guide to Getting Stuff Done
Let’s Face It. EVERYONE Procrastinates!
But It's Particularly Daunting For Teens And College Students
Projects feel overwhelming. It’s hard to get motivated to study without an immediate deadline. And distractions—from friends to screens to the refrigerator—are everywhere. No judgment — we’ve all been there. And while we’re all wired to put things off, we also have the capacity to learn how to manage this tendency.
How To Do It Now is a straight-talking guide filled with real-life solutions to help students get done what they need to get done. NOW. Packed with easily digestible tips, as well as stories from real students, How To Do It Now shows your student how to:
STAY ON TOP OF HOMEWORK
DEVELOP TIME MANAGEMENT SKILLS
CREATE EASY-TO-FOLLOW ROUTINES
BALANCE DISTRACTIONS AND MOTIVATION
LEARN SMART STUDY HABITS
GET UNSTUCK AND STARTED
AND SO MUCH MORE!
In her breezy, witty style, internationally-recognized academic and parenting coach, Leslie Josel opens the door to a student’s view of procrastination, dives deep into what that really looks like, and offers up her Triple T's - tips, tools, and techniques - to teach students how to get stuff done.
MESSAGE FROM LESLIE:
WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING...
Hey Guys, this book is the easiest and fastest way for you to learn how to help yourself. If your parents are constantly on you about school stuff, how you manage your time or things like that you'll definitely want to use this book. I promise you that if you use the easy strategies Leslie has provided in the book it will make your life easier and you'll have more free time to yourself. It won't take long to read and there's a lot of short stories in it that you'll definitely be able to relate to as well. --Ryan Wexelblatt, LCSW (ADHD Dude)
In her terrific new book, “How to do it now because it’s not going away”, expert coach Leslie Josel unravels the mysteries and frustration of procrastination shows you how to make practical, realistic changes to improve motivation and productivity. She offers countless tools for how to build a sense of time, tackle all aspects of homework, develop and use effective study skills, and improve planning and prioritizing. With real-life examples and helpful worksheets, Josel has created an invaluable resource for parents and students alike that promotes positivity and reduces shame. This is a must-read for anyone who procrastinates--which means all of us! --Sharon Saline, Psy.D.
Procrastination could well become a thing of the past if every young person were to read this dynamic, enjoyable, and effective book. The author, Leslie Josel, packs the pages with energizing insights, tips, and strategies that give students clarity as to why they procrastinate and teaches them how to develop smart study habits and organizational skills that go a long way towards freeing them from this common behavior and its counterproductive consequences. The chapter topics read like a road map to getting things done, and the content throughout is organized in such a way as to make it easily digestible. One can open the book to just about any page and, within minutes, glean something relevant and valuable that can immediately be put to use. There is nothing dry about this book, quite the contrary. Ms. Josel imbues her expert guidance with warmth, humor, intelligence, and understanding, a winning combination that excites and motivates readers to continually hone their skills and to utilize the abundance of concrete tools she puts at their disposal. – Tillywig Awards
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