Expert on the Science of Motivation and Procrastination
Don’t put off listening to what Piers Steel has to say. One of the world’s foremost researchers on the science of motivation and procrastination, he explains why professionals in all sectors struggle with “dysfunctional delay,” why this practice hurts business, and what can—and must—be done about it to avoid lost opportunities, lost sales, and disgruntled colleagues and clients.
Steel is a professor at the University of Calgary, where he teaches human resources and organizational dynamics at the Haskayne School of Business. As a researcher into motivation and procrastination, he conducts projects that identify the prototypical procrastinator, isolate effective self-regulatory techniques, and help to prevent procrastination.
Steel is also the author of the bestselling book, The Procrastination Equation, and he has appeared in countless publications around the world, including Psychology Today, New Scientist, Good Housekeeping, and The New Yorker.