Books

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The Seven Secrets of the Prolific: How to Overcome Writer’s Block, Finish Your Projects and Enjoy Your Life

(Infinite Art, 2011)
Helps writers, entrepreneurs, executives, artists, faculty members, students and others become much more productive. Topics covered include: the mechanics of procrastination; perfectionism: its traits; perfectionism: its causes and cures; coping with resource constraints; the stages of a writing project; time management; coping with bias and internalized oppression; coming out as a writer; coping with rejection; and avoiding exploitative career paths.

Available in English and Spanish and Russian.

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Say Sayonara to Perfectionism!

(Infinite Art, 2013)
Contains the entire first two chapters of The 7 Secrets of the Prolific, which include a comprehensive overview of procrastination and perfectionism, most people’s two main barriers to productivity. A custom-written third chapter offers an overview of the remainder of the The 7 Secrets, including overviews of how to cope with ambivalence, traumatic rejection, ineffective work processes, time constraints.

Available in English and Japanese.

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It’s Not You, It’s Your Strategy: The HIAPy Guide to Finding Work in a Tough Job Market

(Infinite Art, 2008)
Shows you a simple and yet highly effective strategy for finding work. Even if (especially if!) you think you’ve tried everything and applied everywhere, read this.

Available in English and Spanish.

The Lifelong Activist

The Lifelong Activist: How to Change the World Without Losing Your Way

(Lantern Books, 2006)
A guide to living a joyful and productive life that includes a strong progressive mission. Topics include mission, time, fear and relationship management. Activists, artists, campaign workers, organizers, volunteers, students, teachers, human services workers, and entrepreneurs will all find it useful – especially those contemplating a career change, or who are at risk for burnout.

Available in English. Sections also available in Indonesian, Italian, Spanish, and Swedish.