Stop Procrastinating
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Stop Procrastinating

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About the Book

You are a morning person like I am: there is no way you can wake up later in the morning. But suddenly a reminder for the coming day remembers you that important - boring - thing you have to do. The morning comes, and you are so low, so tired, you just want to sleep. Isn’t it funny and irritating at the same time?!

Welcome my friend, you are a procrastinator. But if you are reading this book, well…you are working on it. High five! 

Is this yet another book on how to stop procrastinating? Absolutely yes! 

Does it contain some crazy techniques? No way! It does not. 

If you are a first time reader of mine, I warn you: we are going to have some fun, not just reading some interesting techniques and thoughts on how to stop procrastinating. If you are not: welcome back! 

First thing first, do you really want to stop procrastinating? Or are you procrastinating even the idea of stop doing it? In both cases, this book is right for you. 

If you already read several books on this topic and you are still here, I strongly encourage you to keep going with the read. I urge you to stop procrastinating and use this book as a chance to avoid to put off the things you want to do…again. It is meant to be nice and short. You really can not say: I have no more time left on my schedule. 

About the Author

Giuliana Carullo
Giuliana Carullo

Giuliana Carullo - CCSK, PSM certified - is a Research Engineering Manager at Tenable. She has grown her expertise mainly in the Networking, Security, Cloud Computing, Telecommunications and Internet of Things industries. She dealt with research in all the application fields - from academia to industrial research within SMEs and Corporate Companies. Giuliana has 15+ years of software engineering background, meanwhile, she has been doing research for 7+ years, 5 of which in the InfoSec area. Author of 15 research papers and 5+ books, she loves to make even difficult concepts easy to grasp.

Giuliana is in love with the intersection point between science and human behavior. She believes that there is more than one way to good, much more to do bad, but she ends up being really opinionated on what good is.

In her spare time, she loves to write and to help others in doing their best at their jobs and with their careers.

Check out some more on www.giulianacarullo.com or some articles:

Table of Contents

  • Preface
    • Disclaimer
  • What will you be famous for?
    • What will you be famous for?
    • The Power of being SMART
    • The Five Ws
    • Think first, then act…immediately!
  • How do you put a giraffe into a refrigerator?
    • How do you put a giraffe into a refrigerator?
    • Work Breakdown Structure
    • The Deming Cycle
    • The Agile Mindset
    • Definition of Done
  • How do you put an elephant into a refrigerator?
    • How do you put an elephant into a refrigerator?
    • Fear of Commitment
    • Positive Mindset
    • Not the Goal: the Process
  • The King Of The Jungle, The Lion Is Hosting an Animal Conference…
    • The King Of The Jungle, The Lion Is Hosting an Animal Conference…
    • A bit more on Planning
    • Quantitative vs Qualitative
    • Pareto
    • Minimum Viable Product
    • Backlog grooming
    • Maslow’s Pyramid
    • Learn to say No
  • There Is a River You Must Cross But…
    • There Is a River You Must Cross But…
    • Know your Crocodiles
    • Decision Making
    • Emotional Intelligence
    • Have a Vision
  • Which word in the dictionary is spelled incorrectly?
    • Which word in the dictionary is spelled incorrectly?
    • The Unexploded Bomb
    • Fail Fast
    • Mistakes & Mindset
    • Skill Development
    • Change Management
  • Conclusion: putting it all together
    • Conclusion: putting it all together
  • More from Giuliana Carullo
    • More from Giuliana Carullo
  • About the author
  • Feedback and Errata

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