Get Things Done! Stop Procrastinating, 3X Your Productivity!
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23 Anti-Procrastination Tools: A 15-Day System to Get Organized, Get Productive & Get Things Done NOW!
3.5 (21 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.
1,512 students enrolled
Created by Akash Karia
Last updated 2/2015
English
Price: $20
30-Day Money-Back Guarantee
Includes:
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 16 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Achieve more in the next 15 days than you did in 15 months!
  • Instantly increase your motivation & energy
  • Manage your focus
  • Deal with disruptions and distractions
  • Use your time effectively
  • Go from procrastination to EXTREME productivity!
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Requirements
  • Grab a pen and a workbook (Do the application exercises in this course and you are guaranteed to see results!)
Description

Do you find yourself often putting things off till “tomorrow”?

That email you’re supposed to send? “Tomorrow”.

That project you said you’d start yesterday? “Tomorrow”.

Packed with twenty-three tools on how to stop procrastinating, get motivated and start getting things done, this course will prove to be an indispensable resource for busy professionals who want to get the most out life.

Inside this course, you will learn how to:

--- set your priorities

--- manage your energy and focus

--- deal with disruptions and distractions

--- use your time effectively to get more done in less time

--- stop procrastinating and start getting things done


Specifically, you will learn how to:

Tackle any task using the solar-flaring technique

• Trick yourself into working on any project using the five-minute technique

Instantly increase your motivation using two simple words

• Beat procrastination using Dan Ariely’s simple trick

Create positive new habits using the Seinfeld calendar.

• Instantly eliminate disguised procrastination using the Pareto principle

Use the ‘if-then’ technique to triple your chances of success.

• Triple your productivity using a simple time-management technique and a kitchen timer

30-Day No-Questions-Asked Money-Back Guarantee!

This course comes with a full 30-day no-questions-asked money-back guarantee! If, for whatever reason, you're not satisfied with this system, you will receive a full refund.

Every minute you let slip by is costing you! If you're ready to achieve more at work and in your personal life in the next 15 days than you did in the last 15 months, then enroll NOW and let's get started..

Who is the target audience?
  • Busy professionals who understand that activity does not mean productivity
  • People who are tired of putting things off and want to beat procrastination and start getting things done!
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Curriculum For This Course
48 Lectures
02:09:00
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Stop Procrastinating & Get More Done in 15 Days than You Did in 15 Months
1 Lecture 04:49

Do you find yourself often putting things off till “tomorrow”?

That book you wanted to write? “Tomorrow”.

That email you’re supposed to send? “Tomorrow”.

That project you said you’d start yesterday? “Tomorrow”.

Packed with twenty-three tools on how to stop procrastinating, get motivated and start getting things done, this course will prove to be an indispensable resource for those who want to get the most out life.

Stop Procrastinating & Getting Things Done!
04:49
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Day 1: Two of the Most Effective Anti-Procrastination Techniques
3 Lectures 13:23

If you’ve studied high school physics, you’ve most likely heard of Newton’s first law of motion. I’m not going to challenge your memory by asking you to recall it, but here’s what it says: “An object at rest stays at rest unless acted upon by an external force. Similarly, an object in motion stays in motion unless acted upon by an external force.” (My high school physics did come in useful after all. My teacher would be so proud!)

So, what has Newton’s law got to do with procrastination? Great question. You see, Newton’s law can also be applied to procrastination. If you’re procrastinating on a project, you’re like an object at rest – not making any progress and very unlikely to do so in the future.

From my vast experience in procrastination, I’ve found that when you say you’ll work on a project “tomorrow,” you’re also likely to put it off tomorrow.

How to Use the Solar Flaring Technique to Conquer Procrastination Forever
11:53

Application #1: Kick Procrastination Goodbye!
01:30

Day #1: Application Exercise
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Day 2: How to Get that Big, Intimidating Task Finally Done!
3 Lectures 05:27

Have you ever looked at a large task looming ahead of you and been intimidated by the sheer size of it? Or has the complexity of a task ever confused you?

While the solar-flaring technique helps you get started on simple, straightforward tasks (but admittedly ones that you don’t want to do), sometimes getting started may not be enough – especially when the root cause of your procrastination lies in the fact that you’re intimidated by the complexity of the task ahead.

How the Lego Block Technique Can Help You Get Started - NOW
04:10

Application #2: Go from Dreaming to Doing
01:17

Day #2: Application Exercise
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Day 3: My Proven 8-Step System from Procrastinator to Productivity Talk
3 Lectures 07:16

Think of a time that you were procrastinating on something important. Now, try to remember what you said to yourself before you decided to put the task off till later. Most likely you were talking like a procrastinator, making excuses such as:

    ·“I don’t have enough time today, so I might as well do this tomorrow.”

    ·“Because I’m feeling tired today, it’s best if I save this till later.”

    ·“I work better under tight deadlines, so I’ll wait until the day before the deadline to get started.”

    ·“It’s already too late, so I’d rather wait till tomorrow.”

All of these are excuses are what I call “procrastinator talk.” On the surface, these excuses seem perfectly logical. They make sense! But that’s the scary thing about procrastination – it’s very easy to justify it, and unless we take control of it, we’ll always find ourselves completing tasks close to the deadline and experiencing the high stress associated with doing so.

The 8 Step System for Eliminating Procrastinator Talk
05:58

Application #3: Transform Procrastinator Talk to Productivity Talk
01:18

Day #3: Application Exercise
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Day 4: How These Two Words Can Increase Your Motivation
3 Lectures 04:10

Have you ever told yourself that you were going to do something, but then failed to do it?

For example, you told yourself, “I’m going to go to the gym tomorrow,” but when tomorrow rolled around, you didn’t go?

Or perhaps you told yourself, “I’m going to call my in-laws tonight,” and then didn’t call? (Of course, who can blame you?)

If you’re anything like me, you break promises to yourself a bit too often. But don’t feel too bad. It turns out that telling yourself you’re going to do something isn’t the best strategy for getting yourself to do it.

How to Increase Your Motivation with Two Simple Words
03:22

Application #4: Try This!
00:48

Day #4: Application Exercise
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Day 5: My Absolute Favorite Tool for Daily Productivity
3 Lectures 04:30

The Seinfeld calendar is a super-cool technique that will help you overcome your procrastination habit. It’ll also help you make daily progress towards your goals and dreams.

Once you learn it, you’ll beat yourself over the head for not having used it sooner (plus, it’s so simple that you’ll wonder why you didn’t think of it!).

How to Achieve Almost Anything with the Seinfeld Calendar
03:48

Application #5: Do This to Become a Productivity Ninja
00:42

Day #5: Application Exercise
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Day 6: The Universal Pain-Pleasure Principle
3 Lectures 05:58

According to motivational guru Anthony Robbins, people are motivated by two things: pain and pleasure. They will do anything they can to avoid pain and they will work hard to receive pleasure. When you think about this pain-pleasure principle in terms of procrastination, you can see that it makes sense:

Why do you put off doing your taxes? Because you associate it with pain.

Why do you put off cleaning up your attic? Because you associate it with pain.

Why do you watch TV when you know you should be working? Because watching TV gives you pleasure whereas working causes you pain.

If you’re putting something off, it’s probably because you associate some kind of pain with it. You view it as being unpleasant, and therefore to avoid that pain, you avoid that task!

Why You're Procrastinating - and How to Change That
04:38

Application #6: The Step-by-Step Method for Changing Task Associations
01:20

Day #6: Application Exercise
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Day 7: How to Stop Procrastinating on Boring Tasks
3 Lectures 08:42

As we saw in the last lecture, you’re going to find it difficult to engage in any activity if you associate it with pain. If you view the task as boring, dull and uninteresting, it’s no wonder that you’re procrastinating!

Tying the task to a reward is a great technique for motivating yourself to get started on the task, but there’s an even more powerful technique. Here’s the technique: Make the task fun! This may sound very simple and trite, but it works!

So, how do you make an inherently boring task fun? This lecture will show you how!

How to Make Inherently Boring Tasks More Interesting
08:21

Application #7: Struggling to Get Things Done? Use This...
00:21

Day #7: Application Exercise
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Day 8: How to Beat the Curse of Perfection
3 Lectures 05:51

One of the reasons it took me two years to write my first book was because I had extremely high expectations of it. I wanted it to be PERFECT (yep, PERFECT in capitals). I didn’t just want it to be a good book; I wanted it to be the best book on public speaking. I wanted it to be the ultimate in public speaking resources.

I had dreams making it a New York Times bestseller and receiving rave reviews from the likes of Seth Godin, Robert Kiyosaki and Anthony Robbins.

This lecture covers how I overcome procrastination by beating the need for perfection, and how you can too!

If you're a Perfectionist, Then Here's What to Do About It
04:45

Application #8: The Cure for the Perfectionist's Curse
01:06

Day #8: Application Exercise
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Day 9: Why You Keep "Forgetting" Tasks - And What to Do About It
3 Lectures 04:16

Ever find yourself conveniently "forgetting" a task?

You said you would hand that report in, but somehow you forgot!

You said you would send that email, but somehow you forgot!

Isn't it surprising you how you always seem to forget things that you didn't want to do in the first place?

In this lecture, you will discover how to stop "forgetting" tasks and start getting them done - even if you don't want to!

How to Stop Conveniently “Forgetting” Tasks
03:10

Application #9: Make this One Small Change, See the Difference...
01:06

Day #9: Application Exercise
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About the Instructor
Akash Karia
4.5 Average rating
324 Reviews
15,814 Students
3 Courses
Author | Speaker | Entrepreneur

Akash Karia is a professional speaker who has trained thousands of people worldwide, from bankers in Hong Kong to yoga teachers in Thailand to senior executives in Dubai. He is an award-winning trainer who has been ranked as one of the Top 10 Speakers in Asia-Pacific. He is currently the Chief Commercial Officer of a multi-million dollar company in Tanzania.

Akash publishes courses on public speaking and success, sharing proven tools and techniques based on hundreds of hours of scientific research. All these tools are delivered in a simple, easy-to-read, step-by-step format that you can implement immediately.