Productivity and Time Management Techniques & Hacks
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Productivity and Time Management Techniques & Hacks

Learn The Time Management And Productivity Skills You Need To Boost Productivity, Get Things Done And Get Life On Track
3.7 (23 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.
137 students enrolled
Created by Diana Jervis Read
Last updated 4/2014
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  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Course Goal:
  • By the end of the course, you will be able to achieve more in less time and increase your productivity at work and home. This in turn increases your free time and motivation, minimises stress and makes a work/life balance a reality.
  • Course objectives: You will learn how to
  • Get a clear sense of purpose
  • Protect concentration and beat stress
  • How goals punch through procrastination
  • Choose which task to do first
  • Take control of your calendar
  • Stop email from ruining your day
  • Create boundaries people respect
  • Get a healthy work/life balance
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  • No prior knowledge needed. Everyone can take this course
  • Any computer with internet access
  • An hour of time to complete the course
  • A pen and paper to make notes (not essential)
  • An open mind and willingness to learn
  • A real desire to get an hour back each day

Exhausted? Struggling to complete your to do list? Stressed? Unable to finish your work on time? A slave to a list of tasks that grows faster than your ability to complete it?

Don't let time be your master - learn how to master time!

This five-star rated course takes a three-hour live masterclass by world-renowned productivity trainer Diana Jervis Read, and reduces it down to a single hour packed with essential time management techniques.

When you take this course you will learn:

  • How to create a powerful person vision and purpose.
  • How to take control of your diary and calendar.
  • How to end unwanted email interruption forever.
  • How to develop a workable work life balance.
  • How to stop living your life to other people's agendas.

If you put into action the time management techniques taught in this course:

  • You will gain an extra hour of time - each and every day.
  • You can look forward to more time with your family.
  • You will gain the prioritisation skills employers crave.
  • You can finally achieve the work life balance you seek.
  • You will learn how to do more work in less time.

Once completed, you will benefit from increased performance, more free time, and a real sense of achievement at the end of each day.

You will learn how to use DISC psychometric profiling to understand your inner strengths and weaknesses and how your personality affects your relationship with time.

Together, the four sections of this course take you through the key time management skills you will need to prioritise even unforeseeable workloads, minimise stress, defeat procrastination, master delegation - and increase control, concentration and motivation.

Here are just some of the positive comments from students who have already benefited from this course:

  • "As the Director of the National Security Institute (NSI) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, we are currently undergoing a review of our policies and procedures. I have found the information on this course invaluable at the personal, professional and organizational levels. It is influencing the changes currently under review at the NSI. I highly recommend it both for individuals and organizations." - Professor Peter D'Arcy, Director NSI
  • "Amazing return on investment! Just one hour watching this course has taught me enough to find an extra five hours a week!" - Thomas Quinton
  • "This brilliant hour is an absolute must for anyone self employed. Thanks Diana." - Steve McDowell
  • "They should teach this at school! A ridiculously small price to pay for giving me back control over my day. In using these system, nothing gets overlooked. Just brilliant!" - Lorna Morgan

Need more convincing? It's worth remembering that this course is backed by Udemy's 30-day money back guarantee - so there is no risk in trying it.

By using the time management techniques in this course you WILL be able save an hour of time a day.

Transform your relationship with time and take control of your life in just one hour.

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who wants to take stress out of their life
  • Busy people who want to boost their productivity
  • People who want to take back control of their time
  • Anyone who struggles with procrastination
  • Consultants who want more revenue and profits
  • People who are fighting to keep on top of email
  • Professionals who have to juggle multiple projects
  • People who can't help saying 'yes' and never 'no'
  • Anyone who wants to spend more time with their family
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Curriculum For This Course
How you will learn to master time
3 Lectures 04:48

We start by introducing the trainer and the course

Preview 01:51

What benefits time management brings and what it can prevent

Preview 01:34

How your Personality Affects how you Manage Time
1 Lecture 09:24

For this part of the course, you need to get your free DISC personality 'DNA' profile to raise self awareness and fast track results: It will only take 5-10 minutes to fill out the form. Please read the supplementary material first for more information on DISC.

The lesson will cover the highly validated background of DISC, and the strengths and weaknesses of each profile in time management terms. You will also learn your drivers and fears, best way to recharge, and likely response in an antagonistic environment.

Preview 09:24
The Core Skills Needed to Master Time
10 Lectures 33:59

How a company and/or personal vision and real sense of purpose give clarity and naturally lead to prioritisation. The lecture includes an exercise to establish a clear sense of purpose.

Creating a Powerful Vision and Purpose

How goals and prioritization can greatly improve your time management.

How to use SMART Goals in Prioritisation

Time management techniques, starting with Covey’s quadrant. This first tool and app helps individuals stop neglecting the important tasks in favour of urgent ones, which in turn reduces the amount of 'firefighting' necessary.

The tool also makes it easier to recognise and assert your own boundaries and touches on values, long range planning, saying no, delegation, the cost of interruptions and prioritisation

Essential Time Management Techniques

Probably one of the simplest and one of the most motivating techniques to implement, necessitating no extra time

How to Eat a Frog For Breakfast!

We work through using diaries and calendars to greater effect. If the advice is followed, it is unlikely anything important will be forgotten, a sense of control will be established and you can take charge of the balance of time you spend on work, friends, family and personal interests

Taking Control of your Diary and Calendar

Gaining Insight through Time Logging

This lesson talks about how to best delegate or share your tasks in a way to empower and motivate the person helping you. It covers the issues that need to be in place for successful delegation to take place including trust and small risk taking

Learn How to Do What Only You Can Do

Inbound or outbound, a lot of time can be saved on email interruptions by this 'one touch' approach - also relevant to post and phone calls. The lesson also touches on Outlook, out of office messages and junk mail

Preview 01:52

How to create boundaries that others will respect, saying no and being assertive.

Stop Living Your Life to Other People’s Agendas

More tips, including some that take no time to implement

Bonus - More Good Time Management Habits
Achieving the Perfect Work Life Balance
3 Lectures 08:19

Work life balance: The lecture covers the meaning of the phrase, considers what leaders can do to help their teams' achieve it, and the rewards of doing so.

We consider the signs and behaviours of burnout and if you recognise several of these in yourself or someone you know, please act on the advice in this course before it is too late!

Developing a Workable Work Life Balance

Bonus - Instructor's Suggested Further Reading

A review of what was covered and how to continue learning.

Bringing What you have Learned to a Conclusion
About the Instructor
Diana  Jervis Read
3.7 Average rating
23 Reviews
137 Students
1 Course
Mentor | Business Coach | Life Coach | Time Management Coach

Diana Jervis Read is an accredited coach with the Coaching Academy and has been consulting for over 20 years. Diana's seminars are based on what her clients from all backgrounds and business strata have found to be the most useful and transferable skills, strategies and working practices. She delivers her seminars in a clear, refreshing and highly engaging manner with examples that are based on clients' real experiences.

Clients have included rising talent in government and major corporate companies as well as small and medium sized companies, start-ups, not for profit organisations as well as homemakers. 100% honesty and confidentiality is guaranteed.

Previously, Diana spent two decades running two award-winning public relations firms. She sold the first to the biggest marketing company in the world at the time, FKB Carlson. In doing so, Diana took on a managing a whole division, which required her to learn how to coach her team in time management and productivity. This led to a passion for training which still drives Diana today.