Introducing The Action Map System - A productivity system that works!
This course on The Action Map System includes:
The Action Map System is a totally unique productivity and life management system that is built to help you:
1. Manage Your LIFE And Get It Done (The ACTION Part Of The System)
I'm talking everything in your life that demands your time, energy, and resources:
2. See And Review All The Elements Of Your Life In A Single Glance (The MAP Part Of The System)
It's been said that life is a journey, which is a really accurate way of looking at it.
In life, there are destinations you want to reach, decisions about which roads you want to take, roadblocks that you have to get around, and even dead-ends that lead to nowhere.
And what's the best tool for navigating any journey - whether you're traveling in car or traveling through life?
In either case, it's a map!
Because a map is a tool that is designed to give you incredible clarity - it enables you, at a glance, to see the entire path from where you are now to where you want to go (the big-picture), so you can quickly and easily:
This is exactly what The Action MAP System does for your life. At a glance, it gives you a unique visual overview of your life, so you see exactly where you're headed and how to take the best path to get there.
This level of clarity means you move through life with a sense of freedom and forward motion similar to driving on the open road with the 'top down' and 'the pedal to the metal.'
The Secret To The Action Map System's Simplicity, Power And Functionality...
In a nutshell: The Action Map System is built on the framework of one of the best organizational tools known to man - a single mind map.
If you're currently a mind map user, you can appreciate the potential of using a system built this way.
If you're not a mind map user, just realize that there's a reason why virtually all Fortune 500 companies use mind mapping in one form or another - it's works amazingly well at helping you plan, organize, and take action!
Because of the way it's built, the entire system scales beautifully, which means that whether you're single, retired, and living on your own private island, or you manage a family and successful business (or multiple businesses), The Action Map System will work for you!
Q: What makes The Action Map System different and unique from other systems?
A: Not only does this system help you manage virtually every element of your life (see list above), but it structures everything visually, and in context, meaning your life becomes like a map - you see your destinations, how you will navigate to them, and where things exist in relationship to each other - which is a very powerful perspective for planning and taking action.
Q: I'm someone who needs to manage both my personal life and a business - can the Action Map handle both?
A: Yes, all in a single map!
Q: What if I don't know how to mind map right now?
A: No problem! I show you where you can grab free mind mapping tools, and I demonstrate the basics of using them - everything you need to use the system I teach in this course.
Become An Action Mapper Today!
If you're ready to toss your paper to-do list or smartphone productivity apps for a real system that helps you get life done, then join us today!
This course comes with a 30-day, money-back guarantee, so try it out, you have nothing to lose!
Discover what in the world is creating the chaos in your life, and what can you do about it!
Here's what The Action Map System can do that other systems can't.
You don't write 5 bestselling computer training books (3300 pages of content), as well as launch over a dozen other online projects/products - all as a one-man business - without learning ways to maximize what you're able to do.
This is a brief overview of what inspired the creation of this unique life management system.
I'll teach you everything you need to know about using the system to make it your own and customize it to fit your needs.
Let's destroy one of the biggest roadblocks that stand in the way of getting great results in life: How to deal with the short-term pain that often comes with adopting a new system, or way of doing things.
Learn why you have to be all in with using this system in order for it to transform your life.
Yes, it's time to give up the mindset of trying to manage your life on the nearest scrap of paper available to you at the moment!
If you like a no-fluff, no nonsense approach to learning, and you find a lot of practical examples helpful in your learning process, then you'll like my teaching style.
The Action Map System is a simple system to use, but it does require several (free tools) to make it all work. In this video I explain exactly what they are and where to get them.
This is the first step to transforming how you manage your life using The Action Map System.
You'll be introduced to The Action Map template - which is a blank canvas for you to begin using - and I'll explain how to use it from a operational standpoint (how to add elements, hide elements, move elements, add links, etc.).
This is a brief look at the additional mind maps you'll receive to help make your learning experience even better.
This video answers the following questions:
This is your first look at the 3 main elements of the system:
This video explains, in detail, how to use a calendar with system.
You'll see what types of events to add, how to add them, what details to include, as well as how to manage them properly.
This is a recap of the Introduction to the system, as well as a list of next actions to complete before moving on to the next section, including:
This video teaches you the most important part of the system - Actions Today, which is the area of the map that helps you get today done.
Life is full of small, pesky tasks that need to be taken care of (checking social media, ordering something online, etc.), but it's hard to schedule time to do them.
This video shows you a simple strategy for dealing with these kinds of tasks.
What you do at the end of today plays an important part in how successful you will be at accomplishing what you do tomorrow.
This video is a short introduction what it means to plan tomorrow, today (it gets explained in greater detail later).
Actions in Focus are tasks that don't need done today, but need done sometime between tomorrow and the next 6 months - these don't have your attention today, but they're on your 'radar.'
This video explains:
These types of 'tasks-in-waiting' are called Follow Ups in The Action Map System.
This video explains how to add them to the map and manage them so they get taken care of.
The lesson shows you:
This is a recap of how to use the Actions section of the system, as well as a list of next actions to complete before moving on to the next section, including:
How do you remember all the things you have to do on a regular basis? That's the job of the Triggers section of the map.
This lesson explains:
This is a recap of how to use the Triggers section of the system, as well as a list of next actions to complete before moving on to the next section, including:
In this video lesson, you learn about one of the major elements of The Action Map System that separates it from your run-of-the-mill to-do list managers - Domains.
This lesson shows you how to use domains to manage:
The Action section of each domain on your map is used for holding and managing any kind of action-oriented knowledge that has value or meaning to you. This is knowledge that you use to complete tasks.
This could include:
This lesson explains why capturing and organizing this kind of information in the Domains section of your map is incredibly useful for getting life done, and you'll see a number of practical examples of how to use it in your everyday life.
In this video, we discuss the 'bucket list' area of the Action Map - where you capture all the things you want to accomplish someday.
Domain items can be a variety of different things:
This lesson shows you when to use what, where to keep it, and how to find it later.
One of the most powerful and useful aspects to Domains is how they are used in conjunction with the Actions and Triggers areas of your Action Map.
Here you'll see how all the pieces tie together to help you become a productivity machine!
This is a recap of how to use the Domains section of the system, as well as a list of next actions to complete before moving on to the next section, including:
Occasionally, you need to stop doing, long enough to do some reviewing. :-)
This lesson discusses two important benefits that come from regularly looking at your map with a mindset of examining what's there, what needs taken care of, and what might need changed or removed.
The brief video explains the basics of doing both a Daily and Weekly review.
This lesson discusses:
This lesson discusses:
What you learn in this video lesson keeps the entire 'machine' of your Action Map running smoothly.
This is a recap of how to do both Daily and Weekly reviews, as well as a list of next actions to complete before moving on to the next section, including:
Now that you've learned all the elements of The Action Map System and how they work, this lesson helps you understand how to deal with, and process, all the items that flow into your life on a daily basis. - in other words, where they belong on the map and how to get them done!
This lesson shows you how to use The Action Map System when you're mobile, or not in front of your main computer.
This video contains some very simple strategies for capturing actions, follow ups, ideas, somedays, and other map items when all you have is your smartphone.
Getting life done isn't only about having a beautiful system that helps you do the right things, it's also about eliminating bad things that create resistance, clutter, and stress.
In this video, you'll learn strategies for identifying and destroying 3 common habits that contribute to information overload.
In this video, I share some encouragement with you to go out there and do something amazing with your new, improved, productive, action-filled life! :-)
This is a high-resolution PDF infographic/chart of the entire Action Map System that you should print and either place on your desk or hang on your wall, so you can easily reference how to use any part of the system with a quick review.
This is a low-resolution, preview version of the Action Map System chart, so potential students can get a better feel for what's offered in the course.
This is a high-resolution PDF infographic/chart that demonstrates how to use The Action Map System to manage all of the flow (to-dos, appointments, projects, decisions, goals, and ideas) that enters your life. You can print this chart up and either place on your desk or hang on your wall.
My name is Derek Franklin.
I'm a Udemy instructor obsessed with not only teaching others great ideas, but also showing them how to put those great ideas into action!
I'm also focused on making the entire learning process visual, simple, and fun - something that will be clear to you as you progress through my courses.
Here's what just a handful of my 5700+ students have to say about my courses:
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I'm also a writer, speaker, and coach.
Since 1998, when I started taking life more seriously, I have: