Entrepreneurs: Boost Your Productivity In 15 Simple Steps
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Entrepreneurs: Boost Your Productivity In 15 Simple Steps

Entrepreneurs, boost your concentration, memory, energy, and beat procrastination; boost performance and well-being
5.0 (6 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,223 students enrolled
Created by Christine Baker
Last updated 5/2015
English
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Includes:
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 7 mins on-demand audio
  • 5 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • TAKE CONTROL of your business, rather than let your business control you
  • identify and address the REAL causes of your productivity problems
  • save time, money and stress by changing your THINKING HABITS and actions
  • boost your PROBLEM-SOLVING AND DECISION-MAKING skills
  • use brain-training techniques to improve your CONCENTRATION, MEMORY AND REDUCE STRESS
  • use relaxation techniques to REDUCE STRESS AND INCREASE FOCUS
  • increase your MENTAL AND PHYSICAL ENERGY with brain-enhancing foods and sleeping habits
  • achieve your business goals with LESS TIME AND EFFORT
  • analyze your business operations to IDENTIFY OPPORTUNITIES FOR OUTSOURCING work
  • improve your PHYSICAL AND MENTAL WORKING ENVIRONMENT
  • use a range of productivity apps to manage your time and information
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Requirements
  • No prior knowledge or experience required
  • Students need to be emotionally-committed to change the way they think about their business!
Description

As an entrepreneur, are you overwhelmed by your workload and demotivated by your lack of time and money and increasing stress levels?

Maybe you've tried some productivity hacks already. But how far have they really solved your productivity problems? Have you really got to the bottom of what is holding you back? (And, no, the answer is not all about positive thinking!)

So,

  • Are you at the point of giving up on your business because you can't see the wood for the trees?
  • Are you so stressed out that your health and relationships are being damaged?
  • Can you afford NOT to tackle your productivity problems?

JOIN 1177 SATISFIED STUDENTS WHO HAVE ALREADY TAKEN THIS COURSE. HERE'S A SAMPLE OF WHAT THEY HAVE SAID:

“The content is great and a must-have for entrepreneurs who are setting up their venture."

"I found this course very insightful and full of ideas that can help to increase my productivity."

“All the best points explained for better productivity!"

This 4 hour video course will show you 15 factors which can make the difference between success and failure. You will learn how to challenge and change your thinking habits and lifestyle to make a real breakthrough.

Contents and Overview

This course contains 15 video lectures and 4 hours of content. It's designed for entrepreneurs who wish to take control of their business (rather than feeling that their business is controlling them) and to learn new habits which will save them time, money and stress.

What am I going to get from this course?

15 lectures and 4 hours of content!

After taking this course you will be able to:

  • Identify and overcome your mental blocks to improve your concentration, confidence, working memory and work-life balance
  • Reduce information overload and distractions
  • Use Mind-Opener Questions to identify and resolve the real blocks to your productivity
  • Apply 10 New Thinking Habits to transform your business and your work-life balance
  • Re-wire your thinking patterns so that you work WITH your brain, not AGAINST it
  • Apply practical exercises in your daily business activities to boost your productivity

Who is the course for?

Anyone who runs their own business – solopreneur or business leader

Who is the target audience?
  • Entrepreneurs and business owners who feel overwhelmed and demotivated by their business' demands on their time and energy
  • Aspiring entrepreneurs who want to avoid the usual pitfalls and to be well-prepared to make the transition to running their own business
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Curriculum For This Course
22 Lectures
03:45:43
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PROGRAM OVERVIEW
1 Lecture 07:19

You will be able to:

  1. decide whether the program will benefit you in your business
  2. identify the key topic areas and learning methods


Preview 07:19
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PROGRAM CONTENT
16 Lectures 02:32:24

You will be able to identify which brain areas and functions control your ability to:

  1. solve problems and make decisions
  2. plan and implement actions
  3. manage your emotions and stress levels


UNDERSTANDING YOUR BRAIN - Are You Working With Or Against It?
09:18

How much can you remember about the different brain functions we covered in Section 1?

How does your brain impact your productivity?
3 questions

You will be able to:

1.Identify those factors which distract you and affect your ability to concentrate on key tasks

2.Practise a daily exercise which will strengthen your ability to create and sustain focus and concentration

FOCUS - Why Multi-tasking Sabotages Your Productivity
13:45

SAMPLE FOCUSED BREATHING EXERCISE
07:20

What factors improve the ability to concentrate?

IMPROVING YOUR FOCUS
3 questions

You will be able to:

1. Identify whether you are in flow with the work you do in your business (and if not, why not)

2. Based on this self-knowledge you can take appropriate corrective action which will release your mental potential, increase motivation and productivity

FLOW - Find Your Sweet Spot Between Burnout And Boredom
05:36

You will be able to:

1. Identify the specific type of procrastination which may be affecting your productivity

2. Try recommended exercises to help you address those areas where you either postpone action or find it difficult to complete tasks

PROCRASTINATION - Are You Your Own Worst Enemy?
12:32

You will be able to:

1. Identify the fears and mental blocks which affect your productivity and performance

2. Analyze root causes and take corrective action

EMBRACE FAILURE - It's Only A Failure If You Don't Learn Something
09:40

You will be able to:

1.Distinguish between foods and drinks which contribute most to brain nutrition and which will improve your cognitive functions for increased productivity and performance

2.Make informed choices about your eating patterns and nutritional needs

FEED YOUR BRAIN - How Nutrition Can Affect Productivity
08:46

Which foods help or hold back your cognitive abilities?

Brain nutrition
4 questions

You will be able to:

1. Identify your energy hot-spots and downtime periods

2. Structure your working schedule accordingly to maximize your productivity

ENERGY OPTIMIZATION - How To Balance Your Energy Levels To G
04:45

You will be able to:

1. Understand how sleep deprivation affects your business

2. Identify and address those factors and habits which stop you from sleeping

3. Create a new sleeping/napping schedule to boost your cognitive powers

SLEEP PATTERNS - Are Your Sleep Patterns Damaging Your Productivity?
09:20

What helps or hinders your sleeping patterns?
4 questions

You will be able to:

1. Understand the relationship between agile thinking and productivity

2. Anticipate and prevent problems which impact on your productivity

3. Use Mind-Opener Questions to generate different levels of thinking which can help you to work smarter

4. Use techniques to improve your working memory

BE MORE AGILE IN YOUR THINKING - Become a Better Problem-Solver
16:44

You will be able to:

1.Use 10 new thinking habits to transform how you cope with the challenges in your business

2. Let go of thinking habits which block your progress

NEW THINKING HABITS - Re-wire Your Brain For Success
12:07

Which new thinking habits will boost your productivity and performance?

New Thinking Habits
3 questions

You will be able to:

1. Critique your business vision and plan

2. Use our methods to balance the 'big picture' of your business with the day-to-day operational tasks

Preview 06:54

You will be able to:

1. Identify those environmental factors which affect your productivity and performance

2. Create and/or adapt your physical workspace to maximize your concentration

3. Use methods to manage interruptions from other people

MANAGE YOUR ENVIRONMENT - Work-space, People, Distractions
07:49

You will be able to:

1. Identify why and how outsourcing could make you more productive

2. Identify those areas of your business operations which could be suitable for outsourcing

3. Make reliable decisions about how to ensure that your outsourcing processes are effective

OUTSOURCING - Why, What And How
12:54

Critical success factors to make outsourcing work for you

OUTSOURCING
3 questions

You will be able to:

1. Make informed decisions about which kind of productivity app would work best in your business situation

2. Align your business information management and communication processes with your goals

PRODUCTIVITY APPS - Shortcuts to Save Time and Resources
07:45

You will be able to:

1. Make better quality decisions about how to apply the program's key learning points

2. Create a clear, realistic and sustainable action plan with specific outcomes and standards

ACTION PLAN - Make It Happen
07:09
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PROGRAM RESOURCES
5 Lectures 00:00
PROGRAM SUMMARY
17 pages


LEARNING JOURNAL
17 pages


About the Instructor
Christine Baker
5.0 Average rating
8 Reviews
1,632 Students
4 Courses
Udemy instructor for entrepreneurs

Business psychologist, mentor, serial entrepreneur and author, Christine has helped business owners for over 20 years to change their thinking to transform their business and their quality of life. 

Christine is the co-Founder and Director of Strategic Nudge Ltd (developing people and organizations through virtual games-based business simulations) and Managing Director of Requisite Development Leadership Coaching Ltd (training senior executives to master higher levels of complexity by expanding their thinking capabilities).