Time Management & Productivity Best Practices: Get More Done
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Time Management & Productivity Best Practices: Get More Done

Time Management PRACTICAL TIPS you can use immediately to be more productive, manage your time, and reach your big goals
4.3 (113 ratings)
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Last updated 8/2016
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  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Dramatically increase their productivity and manage their time much better.
  • Use tips and best practices that are practical in nature and can be implemented immediately.
  • Actually reduce their incoming email by 90% or more!
  • Stop getting bogged down on the telephone and still reduce their voice mails by 90%.
  • Determine their preferred communication method and funnel everything to that.
  • Learn the #1 way to reduce or eliminate procrastination.
  • Focus on their most important task that will move them toward their own goals.
  • Learn the importance of knowing what time of day you are at your most productive.
  • How to apply the Urgency Vs. Importance Matrix through concrete examples.
  • Understand the dynamic force that is the 80/20 rule and how to make it work for you.
  • Achieve excellence without being slowed down by being a perfectionist.
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  • No prerequisites to taking the course other than willingness to trying new techniques to improve their time management and productivity.

***Join over 4,200 students who are being more productive and managing their time everyday! Three new lessons added in August as course grows.***

Time Management and Productivity is a key skill for anyone who wants to be successful in life and turn their DREAMS into REALITY.

Unfortunately, most people really struggle in these areas. Thus, they are likely to feel stressed and overwhelmed and a feeling that they are not working towards their most important personal goals.

“A goal is a dream with a deadline.”-Napoleon Hill

People who have well developed best practices in terms of time management and productivity enjoy a tremendous advantage and reap the rewards of success both in their work life and in their personal life.


You will learn:

  • How to reduce you email and voicemail by 90%.
  • The #1 way to overcome procrastination.
  • The Pomodoro Technique.
  • The "Dont Break The Chain" method.
  • How to use your most productive time.
  • How to implement your most preferred communication method.
  • How to use the Urgency Vs, Importance matrix to focus on what matters to you.
  • How to be super productive using the 80/20 Rule.
  • How to achieve excellence without becoming a perfectionist.
  • ...and much more!

“The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time.” – Abraham Lincoln

Get even more:

  • Lifetime access to the course so you get updates and new bonus lessons for FREE.
  • Ask questions and I will answer them for you. Very focused on this to personalize learning. Yes, even though the course is FREE, if you have a question l will gladly answer it for you.
  • No risk to sign up and if you learn even one best practice or tip that could make a tremendous difference in your daily life.

Please click the Start Learning Now button in the upper right corner and let's get started.

Many thanks and I appreciate your interest and hope to see you in the course!

-Steve Ballinger

Who is the target audience?
  • Great course for anyone who would like to learn practical best practices that can be implemented immediately to improve their time management skills and become more productive so they can reach their biggest goals!
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Curriculum For This Course
20 Lectures
Time Management And Productivity Best Practices
20 Lectures 01:49:51

Simple and classic technique where you focus for 25 minutes on a task to be more productive.

The Pomodoro Technique. Beat Procrastination 25 Minutes At A Time

By being consistent on a daily basis with a task and not "Breaking the chain" you can be more productive, beat procrastination, and develop new positive habits.

Preview 06:11

Sometimes in order to move forward and be more productive we may need to stop doing something in an area of our life.

Quitting Can Sometimes Be The Best Thing

Procrastination can lead to big problems and you can overcome it with this #1 tip.

The #1 Way To Beat Procrastination.

More than just trying to manage your email but actually steps to reduce the amount of un-wanted email from coming in.

How To Reduce Incoming Email 90%! Tips To Change Your Life.

You can actually reduce the amount of time answering the telephone and also reduce your voicemail as well. Bets of both worlds.

Don't Answer The Telephone & Reduce Voice Mail By 90%.

Having mutliple calendars leads to booking errors and confusion. Learn the right number in this lesson.

How Many Calendars You Should Have.

A better way to look at your tasks that is focused more on what is important to you.

Preview 09:18

Classical methodology that really works and gives you stellar resutls by focusing on the key 20%.

80/20 Everything.

Discover what it is for you and then funnel everything to that communication meenthod.

Determine Your Preferred Communication Method.

Surprising how time wasters can really add up.

Eliminate Time Wasters.

Better emails not only help you but also help trainin others when they send you emails and more.

Write Better & Faster Emails.

Key is ruthless. Do you think you will need that report that seems so important 5 yeas from now? Plus exceptions to the rule are covered.

Delete And Trash Ruthlessly.

Not only become more productive but feel better about yourself by following the MIT strategy.

Your Most Important Daily Task (MIT).

The best way to use a To-Do list weather it is manual or online and overview of a resourse where you can see a review of 40 To-DO Apps.

Effective To-Do Lists Plus Overview Of 40 Online Types You Can Use

Nice sample To-Do list that works well with priortization and doing your Most Important Task.

To-Do List Download 1-3-5 (Works Well With "MIT" Concept)
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Everyone has a better time of the day when they are at your best. What is yours and how to leverage it.

Identify Your Most Productive Time.

Excllence is the sweet spot between perfectionsim and slow work and fast shoddy work.

Think Excellence Not Perfection And Get More Done!

Now that you have leanred some time managment and productivity best practices here are thoughts on how to tuen them into action.

Top 5 Action Steps + Bonus Step!


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About the Instructor
Steve Ballinger, MBA
4.4 Average rating
2,445 Reviews
56,071 Students
18 Courses
Millionaire Investor & Professional Skills Teaching 53,000+

Dedicated to delivering online skill based development training where people can apply what they learned to immediate use. Steve has 25 years of experience in various leadership and management positions with a focus on training and development as well as direct international sales and operations management.

Founder Skill Build Online

Website dedicated to professional skill development in areas such as business practices and investing by leveraging online learning program development.

Director of Global Training and Program Development

Responsible for all certification training delivered in person and online for IDEAlliance which is an industry association focused on standards and best practices in the field of graphic and digital communications.

Adjunct University Instructor

Teach courses in leadership, management, and sales to University students as a part time instructor.

Public Speaker

Hired to speak at large international industry conferences and events plus lead training seminars at a variety of events.

Other Experience

Provided management consulting in the areas of strategic planning, leadership development, marketing plan development, vertical market analysis, niche market analysis, and sales and other training. Plus wide area management expertise managing regional and international areas where needed to lead and manage other managers.

MBA from the University of ST Thomas Opus College Management and BSB from the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management. Professional level member of the Association for Talent Development (ATD-Formally ASTD)