Stop procrastination: psychology, habit building & exercises

Is procrastination preventing you from being successful? In this course you will learn to reverse it & become productive
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  • Lectures 23
  • Length 1 hour
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  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 4/2016 English

Course Description

If you procrastinate and want to fix this problem, this course is ideal for you.

In this course you will examine procrastination from a number of different perspectives, and explain how to reverse it. You will be introduced to a number of different reasons why you may be procrastinating so that you can identify why you are doing, and what psychological barriers you may be facing.

Once you get help identifying the psychological barriers for why you may be procrastinating, you will be shown how to reverse this habit and given practical exercises and steps that you can do to reverse your procrastination habits.

After that the course will introduce you to a number of tools and apps that can help you stop procrastinating. And the course wraps up with my own case study on how I stopped procrastinating and became ultra productive.

Go ahead and sign up for the course and let's get you to stop procrastinating and get you on your way to be more productive and successful.

What are the requirements?

  • Please be open to applying some of the ideas in this course
  • please speak English because there are no subtitles or translations for the course

What am I going to get from this course?

  • stop procrastinating
  • decrease distractions
  • learn about tools and techniques that will help you decrease or stop procrastination

What is the target audience?

  • this course is for people who procrastinate
  • this course is for people who put things off and are not productive
  • students or entrepreneurs

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Course introduction
Introduction
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01:52
03:00

Procrastination is a habit – a deeply ingrained pattern of behavior. That means that you won’t just break it overnight. Habits only stop being habits when you have persistentlystopped practising them, so use as many approaches as possible to maximize your chances of beating them. Some tips will work better for some people than for others, and for some tasks than others. And, sometimes, you may simply need to try a fresh approach to beat the “procrastination peril”!


Section 2: Different times and reasons we procrastinate
Before sitting down to do a task
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06:27
Section 3: Why do you procrastinate?
06:58

Brain releases dopamines when you have little wins. So instead of looking at the task as one big negative, find little things in the task that can be accomplished and do them. This will make you feel better about the bigger task and make it seem as not so bad, and will give you momentum.

Are you a dreamer and not a doer?
02:54
Is perfectionism holding you back and making you not start?
03:02
Do you work better under pressure?
01:14
Fear of criticism?
03:04
A.D.D or disorganization?
02:09
Section 4: Practical exercises & strategies to get motivation within seconds or minutes
Mindfulness exercise: long term goal vs. short term desire: which do you want?
03:01
Adding accountability: having deadlines imposed on you
02:54
Mindfulness: slow down and track your train of thought
01:55
Identify YOUR productive time & create MORE productive time
03:26
Section 5: Tools to help you stop procrastinating
Self control software for Mac
00:58
00:54

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/strict-workflow/cgmnfnmlficgeijcalkgnnkigkefkbhd/reviews?utm_source=chrome-ntp-icon

00:58

http://www.inc.com/jessica-stillman/anti-procrastination-apps-actually-work-study-says.html

Section 6: Actionable tips
Empty your work area of clutter and make it a nice pleasant environment
00:46
DO YOU WATCH TV? It is a killer
02:00
Exposure to bright light helps us to regulate our sleep, boosts our mood and..
01:33
Adjust colors of your workspace
01:22
Rewarding yourself? What do you think?
00:53
Section 7: Conclusion
My own case study
03:38
Bonus lecture: HUGE DISCOUNTS ON ADDITIONAL COURSES AND RESOURCES
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Instructor Biography

Alex Genadinik, $100k+/year entrepreneur with 75,000 students & 100 courses

3-time best selling Amazon author, creator of top entrepreneur mobile apps, and host of a popular business and marketing channel on YouTube.

I am the creator of the Problemio business apps which are some of the top mobile apps for planning and starting a business with 1,000,000+ downloads across iOS, Android and Kindle.

I am also an author of three business books (marketing to reach 1,000,000 people, on starting a business, and on the mobile app business).

I am also a business coach. On my apps and in my private coaching practice I have helped over 1,000 entrepreneurs. That means I can probably help you quite a bit as well.

My areas of expertise are mobile apps, software engineering, marketing (SEO and social), and entrepreneurship.

I created over 100 courses on Udemy with 75,000+ students by whom I am humbled and who I try to help any way I can!

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