Personal Productivity

  • 8 Courses | 4h 2m 2s
  • 10 Books | 15h 40m
  • 9 Audiobooks | 47h 51m 30s
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Organize Your Physical and Digital Workspace
Organizing your physical and digital workspaces is a great way to be more productive. When you declutter your workspace, you can improve many aspects of your work day, including your ability to concentrate, achieve targets, and become more efficient. This course will help you increase your productivity by showing you how to organize and maintain both your physical and digital workspaces. You'll learn the rewards of organizing your workspace and find out what a productive workspace looks like. You'll learn how to use your organization skills to manage your digital workspace. And finally, you'll find out how to make your new clutter-free life last by making organization a habit.
8 videos | 20m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Avoid Procrastination by Getting Organized Instead
Procrastination reduces your productivity while causing you stress at the same time. Procrastinating is a habit that causes urgent and difficult tasks to pile up as you studiously avoid them. Developing and applying organization skills, you can declutter your schedule and avoid putting off work that demands your attention. In this course, you'll learn about the reasons people procrastinate, and the benefits of organizing your time. You'll learn how to build self-discipline and combat time wasters, as well as how to bring more organization to your day. And finally, you'll explore how to set priorities and how to say no when you need to.
7 videos | 17m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Maximize Your Productivity by Managing Time and Tasks
The amount of time available to you is constant – you can't buy more and you can't save it for later. However, by managing your time, you can increase your productivity. And the better you understand your own personal productivity, the easier it will be to manage your time effectively. In this course, you'll learn about how you can use task management to maximize your productivity. You'll discover the benefits of using time management and assessing the value of your tasks. You'll learn about benefits of setting goals and how productivity is tied to your ability to assess time and set priorities. And you'll also learn about the process of "chunking" your time and how to use different types of to-do lists effectively.
7 videos | 21m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Achieve Productivity in Your Personal Life
A busy personal life has a direct correlation to your productivity level at your job. By getting control of your productivity at home, you can improve your productivity work too, making you better able to stick to schedules and meet deadlines by reducing the stress and distractions that come from trying to juggle home and work at the same time. In this course, you’ll learn how to prepare for trips, plan personal and household tasks, and become more organized as a parent. You’ll also explore tips for achieving an effective work/life balance and taking care of your personal health and well-being.
6 videos | 17m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Procrastination: Admitting it is the First Step
Procrastinating can be a big obstacle to efficient time management. The good news is that there are ways to overcome a tendency to procrastinate. The trick is to figure out what your own personal reason is for putting off what you know you need to do. In this course, you'll discover what may be behind your tendency to procrastinate by learning the indicators. Then you'll explore many helpful techniques and strategies for dealing with procrastination and improving efficiency. There are four key areas covered in this course: improving focus, increasing self-motivation, taking action, and improving your ability to organize.
6 videos | 19m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Beat Procrastination by Boosting Your Creativity and Drive
Everyone could benefit from a boost in creativity. Whether you're in marketing and advertising, management, or software development, all professionals need to be able to come up with original ideas and think outside the box every now and then. But sometimes the pressure to think creatively is the very thing that blocks the flow of fresh ideas and results in the type of procrastination that is an obstacle to efficient time management. This course focuses on the relationship between procrastinating and creativity. You'll learn about how the optimal amount of procrastination actually boosts creativity and efficiency. You'll also learn how to use creativity boosters to help you past those times when you procrastinate a little too much.
6 videos | 16m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Expert Insights on Personal Productivity
Too busy to take a break? Try being “unproductive.” Not accomplishing anything? Stop being “busy.” This advice might seem counterintuitive, but it—and these other tips—will boost your productivity so that you really can get more done.
40 videos | 1h 52m available Badge
Forming New Habits
Whether you want to form new habits or break the old, you will benefit from these expert insights. Discover how to learn from your past failures, establish new habits, and also how to understand your own personal habit nature. 
7 videos | 16m available Badge
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BOOKS INCLUDED

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Five Keys to Powerful Business Relationships: How to Become More Productive, Effective and Influential
The Five Keys to Powerful Business Relationships thoroughly illuminates the skills you need to create, maintain, and nurture relationships through reflection, communication, and sincerity. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
Book Duration 11m Book Authors By Joseph Sperry, Sallie Sherman, Steve Vucelich

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Make Your Brain Work: How to Maximize Your Efficiency, Productivity and Effectiveness
Make Your Brain Work shows how neuroscience is helping us better understand how our brain functions so that we can become more productive in our professional and personal lives. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
Book Duration 10m Book Authors By Amy Brann

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The Conscious Leader: Nine Principles and Practices to Create a Wide-Awake and Productive Workplace
Through the application of psychology, The Conscious Leader seeks to reduce suffering in the workplace as leaders become conscious of their idiosyncrasies and the reasons behind them. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
Book Duration 10m Book Authors By Shelley Reciniello

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The Productivity Habits: A Simple Approach to Become More Productive
Packed full of tips, hints, diagrams and anecdotes, this book offers a tool to help turn ideas into action, make the best use of time, make decisions more quickly, manage projects, achieve goals or just get tasks done.
Book Duration 1h 27m Book Authors By Ben Elijah

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The Daily Edge: Simple Strategies to Increase Efficiency and Make an Impact Every Day
Introducing 35 high-impact ideas in succinct, quick-read chapters, this book will show you how it's possible to get more done, keep your energy up, and make sure that you're able to honor all your relationships, both personal and professional.
Book Duration 53m Book Authors By David Horsager

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Find Your Balance Point: Clarify Your Priorities, Simplify Your Life, and Achieve More
Everyone today has too much to do and too little time—that's not going to change. This book will help you feel less stressed, but you'll accomplish more, and more efficiently, than you ever thought possible.
Book Duration 1h 16m Book Authors By Brian Tracy, Christina Stein

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Get Things Done: What Stops Smart People Achieving More and How You Can Change
Explaining how to defeat the obstacles that stop us from achieving more in our everyday lives, this practical book helps us examine why we might have these tendencies and how to overcome them in order to feel more together, in control and on-top of everything.
Book Duration 3h 14m Book Authors By Robert Kelsey

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The Little Book of Clarity: A Quick Guide to Focus and Declutter Your Mind
Without vague theory or superfluous anecdotes, this book shows you how to reduce stress and boost productivity by uncovering your mind's in-built "self-clearing" capacity. Learn how to cut the noise and clear the fog, and start working on what matters to you.
Book Duration 1h 54m Book Authors By Jamie Smart

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Make Your Brain Work: How to Maximize Your Efficiency, Productivity and Effectiveness
Using the latest insights from neuroscience about how our mind works and what really makes us tick, this practical, non-technical book explains how to be more effective in the workplace and to get maximum impact from minimum effort.
Book Duration 4h 30m Book Authors By Amy Brann

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The Now Habit at Work: Perform Optimally, Maintain Focus, and Ignite Motivation in Yourself and Others
Filled with practical examples that are thoroughly tested and easy to implement, this hands-on guide provides tools, tips and strategies that will have you increasing your mindfulness while reforming old habits and reducing your stress.
Book Duration 1h 55m Book Authors By Neil A. Fiore
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