How to Accomplish the Important Things in your Life
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How to Accomplish the Important Things in your Life

Why don't you get what you want? Does your daily life derail your best intentions? How can you stay on track every day?
3.2 (6 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.
723 students enrolled
Created by Lorraine Arams
Last updated 7/2015
English
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  • 36 mins on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion

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What Will I Learn?
  • Manage to do lists successfully
  • Change bad habits that hinder progress on your to do lists
  • Understand how your thinking impacts your accomplishments
  • Learn how to make simple adjustments to what you do that make a huge difference
  • Acquire a new skill to help you with overwhelm and dissatisfaction
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Requirements
  • Students will need a willingness to change, to handle their to do lists in a different way. The system is simple.
Description

Many people struggle every single day of every single year with to do lists.

They take action:

  • Some people stomp on them out of sheer frustration.
  • Others lose them
  • Some ignore their lists
  • Some don't even bother making a list any more because it's way too stressful to see an ever-ending stream of all that has to be done
  • Some avoid to do lists altogether and hope their brain will remember to do what is necessary
  • Some have learned to hate the words, "to do list".

What's the point? A to do list for most people is just an endless pit of things that chew up your time and make us feel bad with only small "glimmers" of excitement.

The reward: more things to add to the already jammed to do list!

This system is a unique system I've designed and taught to many people in my workshops. People have used this simple little system to help them get control over their to do list and control over their time and their lives.

People in my workshops were astonished by its powerful simplicity. In fact, most thought it was way too simple except for one little thing - they tried it. They liked it. And people were thrilled to finally get a sense of achievement by accomplishing the tasks on their to do lists.

Why?

Because there was "oomph" behind the to dos. Finally, they understood the realities of human existence and why they were fighting a losing battle doing what they were doing

In one day, you can do the course. There are PDFs to work from, each building on the previous exercise. While involved in completing the exercises, the learner will notice changes in their thinking and attitudes. There will be "aha" moments and there will be moments of "why didn't I think of that?".

By the end of the course, you'll have a much better sense of how to construct your to do lists in a sane and rational way. You'll come to realizations which help you build a much better tomorrow, feeling good about your day every day.

Who is the target audience?
  • People who are frustrated and feeling empty because they are doing a lot but feeling they are not accomplishing much
  • People with to do lists that never seem to end
  • People who do anything but tackle their to do list
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Curriculum For This Course
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Is your to do list stressing you out every day? It grows longer and longer daily
1 Lecture 02:37
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Challenges of To Do Lists - people can get caught up in the doing
2 Lectures 06:39

Why should you take the course? If your to do lists have won by exasperating you, then you need to do something different. This is a unique system that has worked for many people.

Preview 01:59

How do people feel by the endless to do lists they face every day? Tyrannized! They re-write their lists over and over again. They develop bad habits. They lose themselves in all the doing.

Preview 04:40

How do your to do lists make you feel?
3 questions
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To Do List Busting - the Beginning - how do you start conquering your to do list
4 Lectures 11:04

Surprise yourself as so many others have done in my workshops - fill it in - be brave!

Preview 04:22

Are you sure you don't have enough time? How do you know?

Not Enough Time? Everything in life is limited including time and energy.
03:53

What do you do? Most people ask themselves that question
1 question

If you don't know where you are, how are you going to get to where you're going? Think about what you're doing today first.

Know Where You Are - where are you? Do you ever take the time to find out?
00:47

Sometimes we are not aware of what holds us back from change. Here's an overview of some possibilities which you may be experiencing.

Are You Being Held Back? What is holding you back? Could you name something?
02:02
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Here We Go . . . .
2 Lectures 15:46

The process we are about to enter into may seem strange to you but, please, do it. You'll be amazed at how much you learn about yourself and how and why you use your time the way you do. This process is designed to get people out of their "rut" and create momentum.

The How of the System - here is where you get to breathe - if you choose to
11:00

Many people don't even consider alternatives to how they do things because they've just never considered certain options before. Here is a list of options for you to open possibilities of getting a lot of more done in less time.

What Can Else Can You Do? Can you think of something?
04:46
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Thank you!
1 Lecture 00:59

Here are a couple more resources for you that I found helpful. And . . . thank you for taking this course! Stay in touch.

More resources
00:59
About the Instructor
Lorraine Arams
3.0 Average rating
25 Reviews
1,029 Students
4 Courses
Entrepreneur

I love to help people through teaching. I'm thrilled when people "get it" and their lives, in some small way, are made better as a result..

Currently, I have my own business, On Contract Only, offering services in facilitating, training, consulting and writing.

I have presented workshops for small business, non-profits and business groups on a variety of topics using the knowledge I've acquired during my eclectic career in management at senior levels in corporations, non-profits and governments. The range of enterprises has included: coaching, personal development, mining, manufacturing, import and export, real estate, recreation, performing arts, visual arts, advanced education, health, e-commerce, and small business.

I'm a lifelong learner and enjoy variety from geophysics to cooking. And I love meeting and communicating with people. Computers and the internet have been like a miracle to me - what an amazing development in human existence wherein people can connect from all over the world - instantly - and share thoughts, ideas and challenge what is for what could be.