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

Peg Dawson and Richard Guare

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January 15, 2016
ISBN 9781462522798
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294 Pages
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I. Understanding the Executive in Your Brain

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

II. Understanding the Impact of Executive Skills in Your Daily Life

5. Executive Skills in the Workplace

6. Executive Skills in the Home

7. Executive Skills in Relationships

III. Strategies for Individual Executive Skills

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

IV. Looking Ahead

20. Aging without Losing Your Edge: A Prescription for Preserving Executive Skills