Join Dave Crenshaw for an in-depth discussion in this video Finding your personal motivation for lasting change, part of Time Management Fundamentals.
- What would you do if you had an extra 10 hours per week?…Pause for a moment and ponder that question.…If you had an extra two hours every work day,…how would you reinvest that time?…Would it be on hobbies?…Would it be on friend and family?…Would you reinvest it to further develop your career?…One of the critical elements in becoming more productive…and mastering time management…is to have a strong motivation in mind.…So I invite you to carefully consider this question.…
If you had an extra 10 hours per week,…how would you spend the time?…This motivation is a vision of the future.…What you will do or what life will look like…once you've reached a certain point.…It's my experience that those who follow this course…get a similar result.…They gain at least an extra 10 hours per week…of increased productivity in their schedule.…So, before we go through the process of getting that time,…I would like you to decide, right now,…what you'll do with that time once you get it.…
Write your answer down.…When I have an extra 10 hours a week, I will…
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
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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