Join Dave Crenshaw for an in-depth discussion in this video Dave Crenshaw on getting himself organized, part of Time Management Fundamentals.
- So, before I got organized myself…I was one of the most chaotic people you ever would meet.…My wife can verify that.…I was jumping all over the place, from career to career;…my workspace was disorganized.…You used to have to use a shovel…to get from the front door of my office to my desk.…It was extremely chaotic.…And the turning point for me is when I heard two words,…and the two words were "I'm pregnant".…
And as a young married man, those really opened my eyes.…I realized suddenly I couldn't just float around…enjoying my day quite to the degree.…I had to really think about the fact…that here comes a new life into our family…and I needed to provide for him.…And it was at that point that I went and saw a psychologist.…He gave me a couple of tests,…and at the end of the test he looked at and he said,…"Has anyone ever talked to you about ADHD?"…And I said, "Well, no, that's not really me."…And he said, "You are off the charts ADHD.…
"If there were a fit standard deviation…"you'd be in it.…"I can say with 99.99% accuracy you've got it."…
Learn how to get more done in the shortest time possible and avoid the obstacles and distractions that can get in the way of good time management. Dave gives practical strategies for increasing productivity in three main areas: developing habits to be more organized and reducing clutter in your workspace; staying mentally on task and eliminate the to-dos you have floating in your head; and developing a time budget to get the most done during your workday and focus on your most valuable activities.
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- Finding your productivity style and motivation
- Understanding the principles of time management
- Avoiding the pitfalls of multitasking
- Narrowing your gathering points
- Consolidating email and voicemail accounts
- Practicing mind-clearing techniques
- Choosing and using calendar software
- Saying no with tact
- Mastering the what, when, where processing system
- Processing email vs. checking email
- Maintaining productivity gains
Skill Level Appropriate for all
Q: This course was updated on 07/09/2018. What changed?
A: New videos were added that cover understanding the focus-chaos scale, as well as the Microsoft Office option. In addition, the following topic was updated: maintaining your productivity gains.
1. Laying the Productivity Groundwork
2. Obstacle to Productivity
3. Productivity Principle 1: Space
4. Productivity Principle 2: Mind
5. Productivity Principle 3: Time
6. Equipping Yourself for Action
Preparing for action4m 30s
7. Gathering to the Inbox
Preparing to gather2m 46s
8. Understanding Processing
9. Processing Email
10. Your Time Budgeter
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