Proactive Productivity
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Proactive Productivity

A comprehensive guide to learning how to, become more productive, manage your finances and much more!
3.9 (24 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.
2,429 students enrolled
Created by Joshua Aguirre
Last updated 6/2015
Price: Free
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 1 min on-demand audio
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Over 2 Hours of Content within 20 Lectures
  • Achieve high-level productivity
  • Manage your time
  • Live freely
  • Understand money
  • Discover investing
  • Learn to make money work for you
  • Achieve financial freedom
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  • It would be helpful to download Evernote for your computer and mobile device or use Apple Notes
  • iTalk for your mobile device
  • Inbox by Google
  • 30/30 Mobile app
  • Pomodoro Mobile App


I feel like a lot of instructors promise you productivity, time or financial freedom but they under deliver. They are either too broad, have weak content or don't resonate with their students' needs.

Who am I? I'm a multi-tasking savant and I care a lot about my students. If you have any trouble while going through this course OR you're just on the fence about signing up and have some preliminary questions, you can email me for help at


Whether you're a stay at home mom with a ton of responsibilities or a quickly-developing entrepreneur, people are always saying that there's not enough time in a day. With what I'm about to teach you, I have found a way to create more time in my day simply by renegotiating my priorities all while achieving a high-level of productivity in all that I do. I have tried many organizers and structure systems throughout the years because I tend to have a lot going on. Through this system, I have achieved a state of relaxed control and the steps that follow should be followed exactly in their order so that you too, may progress from “having so much on your plate" to being able to control your life and where it goes too. In addition to productivity and time-management I also teach you about marketing, leadership and even how to make money using the steps that I have used; proven techniques in their industries that still work today.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is meant for people who believe in going against the grain, who don't believe in the social norm of the "9-5" and those who want to work less and live more.
  • You shouldn't take this course if you feel you have enough time and enough money or if you're Elon Musk.
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Curriculum For This Course
20 Lectures
4 Lectures 43:11

The following lecture is primarily focusing on several points adapted from several books including David Allen's Getting Things Done process utilizing my technological experience to create a 21st productivity tool, compatible with your cell, computer, tablet - or even a wearable.


This lecture will set the foundation for the course helping you to build a system that can replace your current lists and assist with your productivity level.

Building Your Organizational System

This lecture will serve to highlight the usage of the previously design system. I will go over how to get organized and use this funnel system to achieve a relaxed sense of self-control. At the end you should be cleared front-level thinking mindset.

The Core Process - How to Get Organized

You will learn how to keep your front-level thinking clear every week by utilizing a few simple review steps. Also you will be able to learn a technique for daily focus using the morning review worksheet.

Stay Organized
4 Lectures 30:42

Through this lecture you will learn how to better define your purpose and how it directly relates to your tasks. You will be able to achieve a higher level of focus once you establish your purpose.

Intro to Purpose

Defining branding to an extent and helping you to achieve your marketing platform and the way you communicate to your customers or audience.

Creating Your Platform

Further in-depth view at marketing. Allows you to grasp a leadership perspective on marketing as well as helping you to become a better leader in all areas of your life, both personal and business.

Marketing & Leadership

This lecture will help you to establish the relationship between having a clear focus and receiving income.

Clarity = Income
4 Lectures 13:33

Gathering from the previous sections' techniques this lecture will pave the way for the rest of how to manage your time in a busy world.

Intro to Time-Management

This lecture will teach you how to define minutae in your day-to-day work and eliminate busyness.

Defining Work, Eliminate Busyness

Learn a productivity technique and utilize the latest technology in mobile apps to put it to the test.

Pomodoro Technique

I will review UpWork (formerly oDesk) and Elance. You will be able to understand the capabilities of outsourcing and make an educated decision on using these platforms.

Simplifying Money
6 Lectures 25:25

Establishes some of the ground work that will be covered in the upcoming section.

Intro to Simplifying Money

I will define and explain the primary motivators behind the financial choices we make and you will learn how to control them.

Fear & Greed

I will teach you the four quadrants of your finances and how to appropriately manage them from a higher level that will allow you better understand the upcoming steps for producing and sustaining residual income.

Manage Assets & Liabilities

I briefly touch on some investment platforms, my recommendations and how you can benefit from them.


I give you my custom financial survivability calculator and show you how to use it. You will walk away with a new outlook on your finances and how to calculate them.

Setup Financial Survivability Calculator

Ties everything together for the main goal: achieving financial freedom. I show you several methods of allowing money to work for you and you will be able to choose to see the benefit in no longer working for money too.

Making Money Work for You
Bonus Lecture & Summary
2 Lectures 14:52

My last prized posession is the technique of the natural planning model. Will serve to help you approach current and future projects and complete them with ease.

Bonus - How to Attack Unfamiliar Projects

The last hoorah for my course. I will summarize what I have taught you and provide my last bit of advice along with the list, as promised of my favorite books that have gotten me to where I am today.

Summarizing Notes
About the Instructor
Joshua Aguirre
3.9 Average rating
24 Reviews
2,429 Students
1 Course

Jack of many trades. Driven, impatient, competitive. Multi-tasking savant.

A highly self-motivated individual, Joshua excels at running two companies and a charity. In his free time, he performs private business and marketing consultations as well as productivity training. Joshua likes to be referred to as a "Jack of many trades" creating himself an image where he is known to explore multiple areas of knowledge and appreciates broadening his personal network. Joshua's mission is to empower like-minded individuals to excel at the same level, combining areas of expertise with one another ultimately to create a better world. His personal motto is "Success is about having the passion and purpose to change the world and the ideas and the success then follows."