Become a SpeedDemon 2: Productivity Tricks to Have More Time
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Become a SpeedDemon 2: Productivity Tricks to Have More Time

Learn productivity strategies and easy-to-use tricks to help you get through everyday tasks faster and more efficiently.
4.4 (187 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
1,816 students enrolled
Last updated 2/2020
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  • 2 articles
  • 2 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Harness the preeminent theories of productivity and time management to squeeze more time out of the day
  • Use cutting-edge hacks, tips, and tricks to improve computer productivity work
  • Identify time-wasters and zap them before they drain the day away
  • Cut out the bad habits that cost hours in the day for no reason
  • Make more time for the things that matter in life
Requirements
  • An open mind and readiness to learn new ways of thinking are both recommended
  • No prior knowledge is required
Description

32,600 Students Later, Become A Speed Demon Has Been Updated From The Ground Up!

This course will teach you the most cutting-edge tips and tricks for productivity, automation, and efficiency, so that you can do more work in less time and have more time for the things that matter in life.

Contrary to popular belief, productivity isn’t always about doing things faster.

If you...

  1. Don’t have enough time

  2. Have tried becoming "more productive" without much success

... chances are you’re actually working too much.

How could that be?

It’s simple.

As a student or professional looking to get the most out of your time, you know that there is a HUGE difference between:

  • Doing deep work on high-level tasks that help you accomplish your goals

  • Sitting at your desk for 8+ hours hopping from task to task... getting nowhere

So...

If you’re putting in the hours and not seeing proportional, or rather exponential results, you don’t have a productivity problem.

You have an “attention management” problem.

But what is “attention management”?

And, more importantly, how can you make it work for you rather than against you?

I’m glad you asked!

Become a Speed Demon 2.0 will answer that exact question.


The sad truth is that most of us simply don't have enough time in our daily lives to get through everything we need to do. Much less the things we want to do.

In this course from best-selling instructor Jonathan Levi, author of the blockbuster course "Become a SuperLearner," you will learn how to reclaim enough time to do just that - and so much more.

For the last 10 years, your instructor Jonathan Levi has developed a series of techniques, tips, tricks, and strategies to overcome a near superhuman workload.

From juggling a multimillion dollar business while engaged as a full time student, to running multiple companies at the same time, to leading a jam-packed travel, social, and educational calendar that would make some people's heads spin.


How Is This Possible, And How Can You, Too, Learn To Become A Speed Demon?

The course starts out with a great foundation in theory, training you on the philosophies behind efficiency, productivity, and "speeding up."

Armed with these theories and strategies, the course then dives into more nuts-and-bolts recommendations on how to speed up some of the most time-intensive activities we each do every day:

  • Working at the computer

  • Cooking and fitness

  • Interactions with others

  • Other general inefficiencies

The course takes a holistic approach to productivity and efficiency, arming you with the mindset to kick butt and speed up every aspect of your productive and creative life, in order to make time for the things that really matter.


So if you...

  • Could use an extra 1-3 hours in your day

  • Currently spend the LITTLE free time you have worrying about the endless pile of work waiting on your desk

  • Would like more time to spend with friends and family

... this course is for you.


How Is It Different From Speed Demon 1.0?

Over the last 3 years and 32,000+ students, we’ve had tens of thousands of data points and pieces of feedback, helping us improve both our methodology and our teaching practices. This new course has more (and better) content than ever before, including:

  • Completely re-written lectures emphasizing clarity and engagement!

  • All-new lectures on topics never before covered!

  • Hands-on demonstration videos for every major concept

  • Dramatically improved video and audio quality

  • Interactive worksheets to print and complete

  • Even MORE supplemental resources!

We can confidently say that this is the best, most comprehensive productivity course we’ve ever released on Udemy.

Who this course is for:
  • Students who feel they need an extra hour in the day
  • Students who feel that certain activities such as computer work, cooking, or communications take longer than necessary
  • Students who wish to learn about the important theories of productivity, but don't have time to read 10 books about it!
Course content
Expand all 37 lectures 03:13:45
+ Introductions & Foundations
5 lectures 20:52
Course Syllabus
00:03
Why do things quicker?
05:47
Where most people spend (or waste) their time
04:43
Are we on the same page & ready to learn together?
6 questions
+ General Principles & Theories For Hacking Productivity
12 lectures 01:00:03
Pre-Quiz: Let's see what we already know?
6 questions
The power of preparation
03:06
Having clear priorities & goals - and making them "SMART"
07:33
Organizing priorities with the Priority Star Exercise
09:14
Setting deadlines - and making them real
04:13
The Pareto Principle: our secret to being effective
04:38
The "Bad" kind of multitasking, avoiding distractions, and meditation
07:38
Batching similar tasks
03:43
The Wheel of Life Worksheet
00:04
Planning for structured rest periods
05:52
Using small chunks of wasted time effectively
04:12
A brief note on "Flow" and focus
05:29
How well do we understand the theories & foundations?
6 questions
+ Speeding Up & Automating Computer Work
9 lectures 44:20
Pre-Quiz: How productive are you at the computer?
6 questions
Just how much time are you wasting on your computer?
06:39
Automating meeting scheduling
04:51
Text expansion - stop typing the same things over and over
04:19
Speaking is faster than typing - and clicking
05:28
Using custom gestures to speed up common tasks
03:38
Launchers: act without doing
05:57
Wasting less time reading and sorting through email
03:36
Automating simple, repetitive tasks effectively across the web
05:09
Watching lectures, videos, and podcasts faster
04:43
What did we learn from the computer tips and tricks section?
5 questions
+ Speeding Up Health & Fitness
3 lectures 14:01
Pre-Quiz: Health and Fitness Section
3 questions
Getting fit in fewer hours
04:05
Spend less time cooking
03:57
Sleeping less and feeling better
05:59
How well do we understand the health and fitness tips?
3 questions
+ Automating Your Finances
2 lectures 09:49
Pre-Quiz: How effectively are we monitoring our finances?
3 questions
Monitoring your finances automatically
05:24
Paying bills automatically
04:25
What did we learn about monitoring our finances?
4 questions
+ Delegation, Communication, & Saying No
5 lectures 42:02
Pre-Quiz: What is your starting point when it comes to Delegation?
3 questions
Some things just aren't worth your time
11:16
Thoughts & tips on "outsourcing"
11:29
Speeding up decisions
09:09
Speeding up communication
05:07
Splitting Time Into “Maker” and “Manager” Days
05:01
What did we learn about Delegation, Communication, and Saying No
4 questions
+ Conclusion
1 lecture 02:37
What we've learned, conclusion, and congratulations
02:37