Boost Productivity: An Entrepreneur's Guide
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Boost Productivity: An Entrepreneur's Guide

Improve Productivity and Avoid Burnout
3.5 (30 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.
6,521 students enrolled
Created by Gavin Edley
Last updated 9/2018
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This course includes
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 downloadable resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Understand how to achieve and maintain optimal productivity and motivation over the long term
  • Know what tools and software to use to automate business processes
  • Benefit from first-hand examples of productivity improvements, and be able to apply these to your own situation
Requirements
  • Basic goal-setting and managerial experience is beneficial to understanding some of the concepts discussed, but not essential
Description

Welcome students!

Following-on from my first course, Fast Track Entrepreneur: Start an Online Business in 4 Weeks, one of the questions I've been asked frequently by students is how to maintain enough productivity to ensure everything in your business gets done!

And my answer is always the same - productivity is not about working harder, it's about working smarter.

Of course, you still have to work hard, but there comes a point where trying to work even harder delivers diminishing returns until eventually you burn out. You exhaust yourself.

And when you exhaust yourself, your mind and body will force you to stop - and all your efforts will be for nothing.

So to be truly productive, and to ensure your productivity has longevity throughout your entire business career, you have to work smarter.

And not just when you're at work - being truly productive over the long-term requires full lifestyle optimisation.  

You need to eat right, exercise right, sleep right, rest properly, and these are just things you need to get right before you even step foot in your office to work.

Then you need to think about your work environment, how you structure your day, how you communicate with others, how you avoid distraction, and how you stay focused so that you are consistently working towards your high-level objectives every single day.

This course is designed to teach you exactly how to structure your lifestyle and work environment to optimise and prolong your productivity, and how to avoid exhaustion. 

Particularly, it focuses on the stresses, strains, and demands placed on business owners and entrepreneurs, and how to navigate your daily challenges effectively to achieve success in your business - and to do this consistently and without being of detriment to your health or personal life and other interests. 

And why am I the person to teach you about boosting productivity?

I'm Gavin Edley, CEO of Vitalife Group, a collection of entrepreneurial businesses operating in the health and wellness industry in the UK and around the World. We generate over a million dollars in revenue each year, and we achieve that with very few staff - meaning I still have a lot of core, day-to-day responsibilities in the business.

I know, first hand, how difficult it can be to boost and maintain productivity with so many responsibilities. Having a toddler and a busy family life also makes it even more difficult to maximise productivity. 

Over the years I've learned how to optimise productivity and simultaneously free-up more time to spend with my family, through working smarter.

In this course, I'm going to teach you how you too can achieve optimal productivity without risking exhaustion or burn-out.

I'm going to show you how to integrate some basic principles into your day-to-day life to make boosting productivity come naturally, and how to organise your work life and environment to maximise your impact whilst working, and therefore minimise the time you have to spend working. 

I'll also talk about motivation, and how you can ensure your productivity is properly directed and engineered around your high-level goals and objectives, so motivation is maintained over the long term, and so you don't waste any time on activities that are not relevant to your goals.

Take action, and say hello to a more productive, less stressed life. 

So go ahead, enroll today, and I'll see you on the other side!

Who this course is for:
  • Entrepreneurs or business managers who want to improve their productivity, beat lethargy, and avoid burnout
Course content
Expand all 20 lectures 01:29:06
+ Introduction
1 lecture 03:15

A quick introduction, giving you an overview of what you will be learning in this course.

Preview 03:15
+ Start With You
6 lectures 23:42

An overview of this course section, explaining what you'll be learning.

Preview 01:50

Why exercise is good for enhancing productivity, and some practical tips on integrating exercise into your daily routine if you don't already do this.

Exercise
05:28

Some facts and figures around sleep and productivity levels, and some practical guidance to ensure you get the right amount each night.

Sleep
03:30

Some information on why diet is important for productivity, and some practical advice and tips in this area.

DIet
03:59

Understand the trade-offs between life's different priorities and how to achieve balance and focus on the priorities that should be important to you

Prioritise all Life Activities
04:14

Understand the importance of taking proper breaks from your work, and how it can actually benefit you in terms of productivity increase.

Take Vacations
04:41
+ Working Environment
5 lectures 22:03

An overview of this course section, explaining what you'll be learning.

Overview
03:53

Understand the definition of an 'empty' hour and how to eliminate them from, or minimise them in, your schedule

Preview 06:40

Understand the most efficient methods and techniques for communicating with colleagues and other people, and also understand when and how to differentiate between useful or distracting communication

Communication
03:15

Understand what your main distractions are, and how to avoid them.

Remove Distraction
03:30

Understand what your priorities are, so that you always align your goals, and working efforts, towards those

Prioritise Your Work According to Your Objectives
04:45
+ Productivity Support Techniques
5 lectures 32:17

An overview of this course section, explaining what you'll be learning.

Overview
02:44

Using a real-life example, you will understand the value and importance of delegation and/or outsourcing, and what the common barriers are for implementing and achieving these things.

Preview 08:20

Understand how to identify tasks in your working day that can be automated, and how to automate them in an effective manner.

Automate
09:34

Learn of 3 essential softwares and tools that I use in my businesses to achieve maximum productivity, and save hundreds of hours of manual labour.

Software and To-Do Lists
08:08

Understand why you procrastinate and what the best remedy for procrastination is.

Dive In
03:31
+ Maintain Motivation
3 lectures 07:49

An overview of this course section, explaining what you'll be learning.

Overview
01:21

Why keeping a closer eye on longer term vision and goals can help better maintain motivation than day-to-day business tasks, and how to stay in-tune with these.

Don't Get Bogged Down in Detail
02:58

A real life example of using higher level and both personal/business goals to properly guide your productive output, for maximum efficiency and satisfaction.

Revisit Your Priorities and Objectives Regularly
03:30