Be Double As Productive, Save Time With These 7 Strategies
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Learn everything you need to be twice as productive, and spend time on the things that matter most to you (exercises)
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Created by Francois Human
Last updated 5/2015
English
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Includes:
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 1 hour on-demand audio
  • 4 Articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • 11 Exercises and templates to guide you through the course
  • Take an objective view on how balanced and productive your life is
  • Live a clutter free life
  • Beat procrastination with the power of selective procrastination
  • Elevate your productivity with your values and identity
  • Learn the shocking truth about prioritizing and to-do lists
  • Save time and improve your memory with speed reading
  • Take back control of your day by morning and evening rituals
  • Instantly boost your confidence to rid yourself of interruptions
  • Quickly spot and deal with time wasters
  • Double your productivity with delegation strategies
  • Take full advantage of your best times during the day
  • Avoid the time trap
  • Live your life to the fullest
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Requirements
  • A willingness to change and adapt
  • Open mindedness and a flexible attitude
  • Self discipline to complete the exercises
  • Pen and paper
Description

Being productive..

...is the most powerful factor in feeling fulfilled and happy, yet to be productive, you need time. Did you know that time is your most important and valuable resource? You can still win back lots of things you lost in your life, but time can never, ever be won back.

Shocking statistics show that 40% of adults want to spend more time with their families, even worse is that the average working person spends only 2 minutes a day in meaningful conversation with their spouses or partners and only 30 seconds with their children.

What effect does this have on us being productive?

Knowing exactly what to do with the precious time that you have can dramatically increase your ability to be productive.

This course is designed to teach you the most powerful and critical strategies you need to become twice as productive, while saving time. It maps out your current blueprint on performance & time and takes your through 7 detailed and simple strategies that you can implement on a daily basis.

This course also includes 51 lectures that are straight to the point and easy to follow. There are several exercises and downloadable documents for you. We start off by letting you zoom out and evaluate how productive you are, how you balance your life and how you save or waste time; and then I will give you an abundance of tools and strategies to increase your performance and save up more time for yourself.

So at the end of this course you will be more productive by:

1. Taking back control of your day by fostering daily rituals.

2. Taking full advantage of when you work at your best.

3. Enjoying a balanced lifestyle.

4. Using excellent strategies for prioritization.

5. Using selective procrastination to work for you.

6. Quickly spotting and eliminating time wasters.

7. Doubling your productive potential with delegation tools and techniques.

8. Enjoying the BONUS section on interruptions & delegation

... and many more.

If you believe that time is your most valuable resource and you would really like to live a more balanced and productive life, focusing on the things that are precious and important to you, but just can't get the balance you and your family deserve.

Then this course is for you!
Who is the target audience?
  • If you feel lost in time
  • If you must become more productive but don't know how
  • If you struggle to balance your life
  • When you lose time by all kinds of interruptions
  • If you want to focus your time around what is really important to you
  • When you can't seem to focus
  • If you feel you need to split yourself into 2
  • If you want to double your reading speed
  • When to-do lists don't work for you
  • When sleep is a foreign word to you
  • If you live an unfocused life
  • If you feel guilty about not "being there" for your family
  • If you don't know what takes away your time
  • If you feel you have to do everything yourself
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Curriculum For This Course
77 Lectures
02:57:27
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Welcome and optimise your course experience
2 Lectures 02:20

This is the promotional video.

Preview 01:58

Please follow these tips to enhance your course experience.

Optimize your course experience
00:22
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Looking at your blueprint (exercises & templates)
11 Lectures 31:37

Discover how well you balance the priorities in your life.

Preview 02:47

Complete the exercise and see how productive you are.

How productive are you? (exercise)
01:24

Learn what factors impact your productivity.

Preview 05:08

Discover the main areas of productivity and how well your life is balanced.

Preview 01:27

Take the time you waste, save it and use that time to become happy and productive!

How do you save or waste time? (exercise)
02:04

Reveal what wastes your time, how you contribute to it, and what to do about it.

Preview 00:08

Here are the most common time wasters all of us face.

Our major time wasters
04:45

Multitasking decreases productivity by 30-40%.

BONUS: Why I don't like Multitasking
03:09

This BONUS video will help you make use of activity logs and action plan - learn how to use them.

BONUS: Activity Logs and Action Plans (template)
04:41

Here are even more ways for you to improve your productivity.

BONUS: More tips to become more productive
02:26

Learn what are the myths of productivity and time management.

BONUS: Myths about productivity
03:38

Test what you have learned in this section.

What did you learn?
2 questions
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Dealing with Clutter
5 Lectures 12:33

Learn more on what clutter is, why we clutter and what to do about it.

Introduction to clutter
01:28

So what exactly is clutter - this video will explain.

What is clutter?
00:53

Clutter can be because of habit, personality or the way you grew up.

Preview 03:45

Make use of these tips to help you clear a cluttered life and mind.

How to deal with clutter?
05:20

Now take action!

Preview 01:07

Test what you have learned in this section.

What did you learn?
2 questions
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Let procrastination work for you
5 Lectures 11:48

This video gives an overview of procrastination

Introduction to procrastination
01:14

Reveal the true reasons why you and I procrastinate

Preview 03:08

Use these strategies to beat procrastination.

Now beat procrastination!
04:29

Learn when you need to delay tasks

Preview 01:34

Time to take action to beat procrastination!

Conclusion
01:23

Test what you have learned.

What did you learn?
2 questions
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Your values will focus your productivity
6 Lectures 10:26

Values play a vital role in your productivity and happiness, learn why.

Introduction to values
02:24

Society has changed, and we tend to search for our identities in the wrong places!

Preview 03:03

Learn how important values are to your productivity.

The role of values in productivity
01:56

You basically need 5 values... learn why.

How many values do you need?
00:12

Now use your values to shape your productivity and focus on what is important to you.

Preview 01:49

Now shape your life around your values.

Conclusion
01:02

Test what you have learned in this section.

What did you learn?
2 questions
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Leverage prioritisation for MASSIVE results
5 Lectures 07:55

Prioritization can help you avoid crises management and also save up to 10 hours per week, learn how in this section.

Introduction to Prioritization
01:13

Remind yourself what you should NOT do everyday.

Write your to DON"T list
01:21

Do the things that you must, not what you want to, or need to, or want to.

Preview 01:04

Learn how you priorize your to MUST list.

Prioritie your list (exercise)
03:13

Focus on quadrant no 2

In conclusion - Finalise the list
01:04

Test what you have learned in this section.

What did you learn?
2 questions
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Speed reading increases memory
4 Lectures 07:17

You only remember 10% of what you read, so why waste time on reading everything?

Introduction to speed reading
00:48

Use this exercise to identify how fast you read.

Preview 00:44

These tips will double your reading speed.

Tips for faster reading
05:02

Each one of us are different, so use your own speed reading strategy.

Conclusion
00:43

Test what you have learned in this section.

What did you learn?
2 questions
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The power of morning & evening rituals
9 Lectures 14:15

Let me give you an overview of this section.

Introduction to daily rituals
01:04

Don't delay, enjoy the benefits of morning and evening rituals.

Preview 02:04

Map out your current rituals.

Reveal your own rituals
00:17

Focus on the rituals that will make your more focused, productive and happy.

Build your own rituals
02:17

Build your self confidence and willpower with this simple strategy.

BONUS: Maintaining willpower
01:52

On of the best ways to grow is by doing what successful people do.

Preview 02:18

Sleep is the most important ritual - now improve it with these suggestions.

Preview 02:00

Learn the recommended sleeping patterns.

What sleep is recommended for you?
01:48

Conclusion to daily rituals
00:35

What did you learn?
1 question
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BONUS: Interruptions & Delegation (template & exercise)
3 Lectures 08:48

Use the template to identify how you waste time by interruptions and learn how to eradicate them.

BONUS: Deal with interruptions (template)
03:25

Delegation can let your productivity grow exponentially

BONUS: Double your productivity with delegation (exercise)
03:05

Here are some more ways to delegate effectively

BONUS: Extra tips on delegation
02:18
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In Conclusion
2 Lectures 02:06

Today is the right time to do what you have learned!

Time to take action!
01:15

Thank you so much for being on this journey with me!

Thank You!
00:51
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About the Instructor
Francois Human
4.0 Average rating
3 Reviews
1,520 Students
3 Courses
Owner of OPD Institute, Life Skills & Business Coach

Let me ask you a question: "What will you do if you knew that more than 6 billion people on this planet need someone just like you, they need your skills, your talents, your knowledge, your abilities, your uniqueness, your contribution and your personal growth?"

I believe that you are born with a gift for this world. My purpose is to serve, inspire and coach you to use easy and proven ways to find those gifts by raising your awareness, allowing you to grow and development to reach your life's purpose. I Want to help you set new personal standards and inspire you to take action! I have coached and facilitated the personal development of hundreds of individuals and coached numerous organizational teams to realize their potential and achieve their goals, by the use of coaching interventions and corporate soft skills training workshops.

You have the potential for greatness and you can have a great impact on others when you let your own light shine. Do you know that you have 2 choices? Either you can stick to the status quo like 95% of the population or you can shine above it! I hope that you choose to flourish in your life. You owe it to yourself and others to share your skills, your talents, your knowledge, your abilities, your uniqueness, your contribution and your personal growth.

About Myself:

I have a genuine interest in other people with a strong, intuitive understanding of the human psyche. Outgoing and friendly, I enjoy working with others and am lively, warm company. I am a very effective communicator, able to stimulate and motivate others while being aware of and responsive to their needs and concerns. I get fulfillment in inspiring others and I love to make people realize that each of them have the power in them to realize higher goals in their lives.

My Niche Market(s):

1. Personal Development

2. Professional Development

3. Life Coaching

4. Business Coaching

My company:

Personal Development Institute (PTY) Ltd

My Professional Experience:

5 Years Experience in Individual and Team Coaching, Soft Skills Training and Human Resource Management.

My Qualifications:

1. Certificate in Life & Business Coaching

2. Bachelors of Commerce with Honors Organizational Psychology

My Accreditation & Membership:

1. Accredited by the International Coaching Federation

2. Member of the South African Board of People Practices

3. Member of the Golden Key International Honors Society