The Smart but Scattered Guide to Success: How to Use Your Brain's Executive Skills to Keep Up, Stay Calm, and Get Organized at Work and at Home

  • 10h 23m 50s
  • Peg Dawson, Richard Guare
  • Recorded Books, Inc.
  • 2016

Are you smart, scattered, and struggling? You're not alone. Cutting-edge research shows that today's 24/7 wired world and the growing demands of work and family life may simply max out the part of the brain that manages complex tasks. In this essential guide, leading experts Peg Dawson and Richard Guare help you map your own executive skills profile and take effective steps to boost your organizational skills, time management, emotional control, and nine other essential capacities.

In this Audiobook

  • 1 Are You Smart, Scattered, and Stressed?
  • 2 Your Executive Skills Profile
  • 3 Managing Executive Skills by Modifying the Environment
  • 4 Improving Your Executive Skills
  • 5 Executive Skills in the Workplace
  • 6 Executive Skills in the Home
  • 7 Executive Skills and Relationships
  • 8 Controlling Impulses: Response Inhibition
  • 9 Keeping Track of It All: Working Memory
  • 10 Being Cool: Emotional Control
  • 11 Avoiding Procrastination: Task Initiation
  • 12 Staying Focused: Sustained Attention
  • 13 Defining a Path: Planning/Prioritizing
  • 14 Clearing Clutter: Organization
  • 15 Sticking to the Schedule: Time Management
  • 16 Shifting Gears: Flexibility
  • 17 Learning from Experience: Metacognition
  • 18 Reaching the Finish Line: Goal-Directed Persistence
  • 19 Rolling with the Punches: Stress Tolerance
  • 20 Aging without Losing Your Edge: A Prescription for Preserving Executive Skills
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