Ultimate Personal Productivity Online Bundle, 10 Certificate Courses

Banish Procrastination From Your Life Once And For All

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Get the following 10 courses in this Bundle:

  • Personal Productivity

  • Goal Setting & Getting Things Done

  • Time Management

  • Organizational Skills

  • Critical Thinking

  • Creative Problem Solving

  • Improving Mindfulness

  • Improving Self-Awareness

  • Managing Workplace Anxiety

  • Attention Management

1. Personal Productivity: Banish Procrastination From Your Life Once And For All

Many people spend their days in a frenzy of activity, but achieve very little, because they're not concentrating their effort on the things that matter the most. This course will help you learn new ways to organize your time for a more productive life. It will also show you some techniques for rebalancing your energy levels. It's time to exhale stale, old ideas. And, inhale new inspiration for joyful living that produces quality outcomes.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Analyse and refocus for more productive outcomes.
  • Techniques that will engender self-discipline and respect for yourself and from others.
  • Adapt to impromptu requests and learn to say no when required.
  • Attend to your needs promptly and efficiently.
  • Become more organized in your daily life.
  • How to develop a more sharing and accepting attitude to others.

2. Goal Setting & Getting Things Done: Become a Productivity Pro & Blaze Through Your To-Do Lists

Goal Setting is one of the most basic and essential skills someone can develop. We touch on goal characteristics, time management, and what to do when setbacks occur. This course will provide the knowledge and skills you need to complete more tasks, and get things done.

Our Goal Setting and Getting Things Done course will cover strategies to help you deal with distractions and overcome procrastination. These skills will translate into increased satisfaction in your professional and personal life. You will learn the Goal Setting characteristics of successful people and in turn will become happier and more productive.

By the end of this Goal Setting online short course, you will be able to:

  • Overcome procrastination
  • Manage time effectively
  • Accomplish important tasks
  • Self-motivate
  • Create SMART goals

3. Time Management: How To Manage Your Time And Get Things Done

Personal time management skills are essential skills for effective people. People who use these techniques on a regular basis are the highest achievers in all walks of life, from business to sport to public service. Making these skills part your daily routine will enable you to function exceptionally well, even under intense pressure.

As you master these skills you'll find that you take control of your workload, saying goodbye to the often intense stress of work overload. At the heart of time management is an important shift in focus: Concentrate on results, not on being busy. Many people spend their days in a frenzy of activity, but achieve very little, because they're not concentrating their effort on the things that matter the most.

Time management training begins with setting goals. These goals are recorded, prioritized and may be broken down into a project, an action plan, or a simple task list. This entire process is supported by a skill set that should include personal motivation, delegation skills, organization tools, and crisis management. We'll cover all this and more during this Time Management Online Short Course.

Course Topics:

  • The SMART Way
  • Urgent Important Matrix
  • The 80/20 Rule
  • Eat That Frog
  • The Glass Jar

By the end of this Time Management Online Short Course you will be able to:

  • Plan and prioritize daily activities efficiently and in a productive manner.
  • Triumph over procrastination.
  • Effectively deal with crises.
  • Organize your workspace and workflow.
  • Efficiently delegate.
  • Ritualize your workload.
  • Plan effective meetings.

4. Organizational Skills: Achieve Your Goals By Being Organized and Productive

Good organizational skills can prove beneficial in many areas of life, including personal and business areas.

Organization skills can increase a person’s general productivity, project management, and can even affect his or her memory and retention skills. These skills are not acquired overnight – it will take a lot of hard work and practice. But with a little guidance and the right tools, anyone can learn how to stop hunting for missing things and become better organized with our Organizational Skills Online Short Course.

By the end of this Organizational Skills Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Examine current habits and routines that are not organized
  • Learn to prioritize your time schedule and daily tasks
  • Determine ways of storing information and supplies
  • Learn to organize personal and work space
  • Learn to resist procrastination
  • Make plans to stay organized in the future

5. Critical Thinking: Analyze and Evaluate Information to Boost Your Performance

Critical Thinking provides you with the skills to analyze and evaluate information. With these skills you are able to obtain the greatest amount of knowledge from a piece of data. It provides the best chance of making the correct decision, and minimizes damages if a mistake does occur.

Our Critical Thinking course will lead you to be a more rational and disciplined thinker. It will reduce bias which will provide a greater understanding of the environment. This course will provide you with the skills to evaluate, identify, and distinguish between relevant and irrelevant information which will provide an incredible boost in performance.

By the end of this Critical Thinking Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the components of critical thinking
  • Utilise non-linear thinking
  • Use logical thinking
  • Recognise what it means to be a critical thinker
  • Evaluate information using critical thinking skills
  • Identify the benefits of critical thinking
  • Revise perspective, when necessary
  • Comprehend problem solving abilities

6. Creative Problem Solving: Solve Problems Quickly and Easily

In the past few decades, psychologists and business people alike have discovered that successful problem solvers tend to use the same type of process to identify and implement the solutions to their problems. This process works for any kind of problem, large or small.

This course will give you an overview of the entire creative problem solving process, as well as key problem solving tools that you can use every day.

By the end of this Creative Problem Solving Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Understand problems and the creative problem solving process
  • Identify types of information to gather and key questions to ask in problem solving
  • Identify the importance of defining a problem correctly
  • Identify and use four different problem definition tools
  • Write concrete problem statements
  • Use basic brainstorming tools to generate ideas for solutions
  • Use idea generating tools, such as affinity diagrams, word chaining, the box method, the six thinking hats, and the blink method
  • Evaluate potential solutions against criteria, including cost/benefit analysis and group voting
  • Perform a final analysis to select a solution
  • Understand the roles that fact and intuition play in selecting a solution
  • Understand the need to refine the shortlist and re-refine it
  • Understand how to identify the tasks and resources necessary to implement solutions
  • Evaluate and adapt solutions to reality
  • Follow up with solution implementation to celebrate successes and identify improvements

7. Improving Mindfulness: Improve Your Mindfulness to Enhance Your Personal and Professional Success

Mindfulness is a term that is frequently used but rarely defined. Practicing true mindfulness encourages living in the present while it addresses the danger of distorted thinking, Staying in tune both mentally and emotionally improves perspective to enhance personal and professional success.

With our Improving Mindfulness course, you will begin to identify their own patterns of thinking. As you learn to practice mindfulness, you will cultivate positive emotions that will have a dramatic effect on the work environment.

By the end of this Improving Mindfulness Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Define mindfulness
  • Develop techniques to make oneself more attuned to the present moment
  • Understand the value and utility of one’s emotions
  • Learn how to identify and counter distorted thinking
  • Learn how to cultivate genuine positive emotions
  • Become more fully present in social interactions

8. Improving Self-Awareness: Improve Self-awareness to Gain a Better Understanding of Oneself

Self awareness is an important part of everyday life. It transfers over to your personal, social, physical and work life. It can help one gain a better understanding of themselves, and how to live a better, more fulfilling life. When working to deepen one’s own self awareness, it is important to fully engage yourself. One should take the time and proper steps, to fully become self aware.

With the Increasing Self Awareness course, you will learn how beneficial becoming more self aware can be. A highly self aware person will become more equipped to deal with daily life and its challenges. Through this course, you will gain a new perspective on yourself and your emotions, and become a valuable member to society.

Making the commitment to consistently apply the concepts every day is the key to changing and adopting new behaviors in a short amount of time.

By the end of this Increasing Self-awareness Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Define the self and different aspects of the self
  • Learn from introspection
  • Understand the nature and value of emotions
  • Appreciate themselves
  • Appreciate others
  • Improve effectiveness

9. Managing Workplace Anxiety: Identify and Manage Anxiety for Better Performance!

The workplace is one of the leading locations where people experience stress and anxiety. Every employee will encounter it sometime during their career. Everyone should be aware of the signs of anxiety and the tools needed to cope and deal with it.

Our Managing Workplace Anxiety course will provide you with important skills and resources to recognize and manage workplace anxiety. By identifying these symptoms and coping skills employees and managers will be better suited in dealing with these common situations. Through this course you will be better suited to the challenges that the workplace can bring.

By the end of this Managing Workplace Anxiety Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Explore different types of workplace anxieties
  • Learn to recognise symptoms and warning signs
  • Determine ways of coping and managing problems
  • Recognise common trigger and accelerants
  • Learn the difference between anxiety and common nervousness

10. Attention Management: Manage Distractions and Become More Focused

A distracted employee is a less effective employee. Employees who do not pay attention can waste valuable time and make careless mistakes. You will be more efficient at your job, make fewer mistakes, and be more productive overall.

Attention Management is a useful skill that allows managers to connect with their employees on an emotional level and motivate them to focus on their work. Our course will help you reach your personal and in turn company goals. You will gain valuable insight and strategies into what it takes to be more attentive and vigilant.

By the end of this Attention Management Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Define and understand attention management
  • Identify different types of attention
  • Create strategies for goals and SMART goals
  • Be familiar with methods that focus attention
  • Put an end to procrastination
  • Learn how to prioritise time

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Ultimate Personal Productivity Bundle, 10 Courses includes the following courses, below is a summary of each course: 

Course 1 - Personal Productivity

Section One: Getting Started

Section Two: Setting Goals

  • Create SMART Goals
  • Prioritising Your Goals
  • Visualise your Goals

Section Three: The Power of Routines

  • What is a Routine?
  • Personal and Professional Routines
  • Learning how to say No
  • Six Ways to Simplify Your Life

Section Four: Scheduling Yourself

  • The Glass Jar: Rocks, Pebbles, Sand, and Water
  • Using a Productivity Journal
  • Appointment Scheduling
  • Task Scheduling

Section Five: Self Discipline

  • Why We Procrastinate
  • Negativity Buster
  • There’s always tomorrow

Section Six: Tackling New Tasks and Projects

  • Prioritising Tasks
  • When to Delegate

Section Seven: Using Project Management Techniques

  • Understanding Project Scope
  • Creating a Plan

Section Eight: Creating a Workspace

  • Choosing a Physical Layout
  • Ergonomics Make Personal Economic Sense

Section Nine: Organising Files and Folders

  • Managing the Paper Trail
  • De-Clutter

Section Ten: E-Mail Mania

  • Managing Email
  • Using E-Mail Time Wisely

Section Eleven: Beating Procrastination

  • Why We Procrastinate
  • Nine Ways to Overcome Procrastination
  • Eat That Frog!

Section Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 2 - Goal Setting & Getting Things Done

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Overcoming Procrastination (Part 1)

  • Eat that frog
  • Just do it
  • The 15 minute rule
  • Chop it up

Module Three - Overcoming Procrastination (Part 2)

  • Remove distractions
  • Start small and build
  • Reward yourself
  • Set realistic deadlines

Module Four - Four P's of Goal Setting

  • They need to be positive
  • They need to be personal
  • They need to be possible
  • They need to be prioritised

Module Five - Improving Motivation

  • Remember peak moments
  • Write down your goals
  • Use gamification
  • Track your progress

Module Six - Wise Time Management

  • Urgent/important matrix
  • The 80/20 rule
  • Utilise a calendar
  • Create a ritual

Module Seven - Tips for Completing Tasks

  • One minute rule
  • Five minute rule
  • Break up large tasks
  • Utilise technology

Module Eight - Increase your Productivity

  • Repeat what works
  • Get faster
  • Remove "should" from your dictionary
  • Build on your successes

Module Nine - "To Do"List Characteristics

  • Focus on the important
  • Chunk, Block, Tackle
  • Make it a habit
  • Plan ahead

Module Ten - Smart Goals

  • Specific
  • Measurable
  • Attainable
  • Realistic
  • Timely

Module Eleven - Mistakes will Happen

  • Accept it
  • Bouncing back
  • Adapt and learn from them
  • If needed, ask for help

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 3 - Time Management

Section One: Getting Started

Section Two: SMARTER Goals

  • The Three P’s
  • Create SMARTER Goals
  • Prioritizing Your Goals
  • Visualize your Goals-Visualization

Section Three: Prioritizing Your Time

  • The 80/20 Rule
  • Prioritizing with the Urgent-Important Matrix
  • Being Assertive...Saying “NO” to Requests you can’t meet.

Section Four: Planning

  • Using To Do List
  • The Glass Jar: Rocks, Pebbles, Sand, and Water
  • Ready, Fire, Aim!

Section Five: Procrastination

  • Why We Procrastinate
  • Nine Ways to Overcome Procrastination
  • Eat That Frog!

Section Six: Managing Crisis

  • When Crisis Calls...do you have a Contingency Plan?
  • Creating a Plan
  • Executing the Plan
  • Lessons Learned

Section Seven: The Organized Workspace

  • De-Clutter
  • Managing Workflow
  • Dealing with E-mail...email etiquette
  • Using Calendars

Section Eight: Delegating

  • When to Delegate?
  • Who Should I Delegate to?
  • Monitoring the Results

Section Nine: The Power of Ritual...Habits

  • What is a Ritual/Routine?
  • Example Rituals
  • Using Rituals to Maximise Time

Section Ten: Meetings

  • Deciding if a Meeting is Necessary... Is the meeting necessary?
  • Using the PAT Approach
  • Effective Agenda Writing
  • Staying on Track
  • Was the Meeting Worthwhile?

Section Eleven: Meeting Alternatives

  • Instant Messaging and Chat Rooms
  • Teleconferencing
  • E-mail Lists and Online Groups
  • Collaboration Applications

Section Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 4 - Organizational Skills

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Remove the Clutter

  • Just do it
  • You dont have to keep everything
  • Three boxes: Keep, donate and trash
  • A place for everything and everything in it's place

Module Three - Prioritize

  • Write it down
  • Urgent / Important Matrix
  • Divide tasks
  • 80/20 rule

Module Four - Scheduling Your Time

  • Have a master calendar
  • Setting deadlines
  • Remove or limit the time wasters
  • Coping with things outside of your control

Module Five - To Do Lists

  • Use a day planner
  • Finish what you start
  • Focus on the important
  • Do quick tasks immediately

Module Six - Paper and Paperless Storage

  • Find a system that works for you
  • Make it consistent
  • Make it time sensitive
  • Setting up archives

Module Seven - Organization in Your Work Area

  • Keeping items within arm's reach
  • Only have current projects on your desk
  • Arranging your drawers
  • Organize to match your workflow

Module Eight - Tools to Fight Procrastination

  • Eat that Frog!
  • Remove distractions
  • Give yourself a reward
  • Break up large tasks

Module Nine - Organizing Your Inbox

  • Setting delivery rules
  • Folder and message hierachy
  • Deal with email right away
  • Flag and highlight important items

Module Ten - Avoid the Causes of Disorganisation

  • Keeping everything
  • Not being consistent
  • Not following a schedule
  • Bad habits

Module Eleven - Discipline is the Key to Stay Organised

  • Stay within your systems
  • Learn to say No
  • Have organisiation be part of your life
  • Plan for tomorrow, today

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 5 - Critical Thinking

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Components of Critical Thinking

  • Applying reason
  • Open Mindedness
  • Analysis
  • Logic

Module Three - Non-Linear Thinking

  • Step out of your comfort zone
  • Don't jump to conclusions
  • Expect and initiate change
  • Being ready to adapt

Module Four - Logical Thinking

  • Ask the right questions
  • Organise the data
  • Evaluate the information
  • Draw conclusions

Module Five - Critical Thinker (Part 1)

  • Active listening
  • Be curious
  • Be disciplined
  • Be humble

Module Six - Critical Thinking (Part 2)

  • Seeing the big picture
  • Objectivity
  • Using your emotions
  • Being self-aware

Module Seven - Evaluate the Information

  • Making assumptions
  • Watch out for the bias
  • Ask clarifying questions
  • SWOT analysis

Module Eight - Benefits of Critical Thinking

  • Being more persuasive
  • Better communication
  • Better problem solving
  • Increased emotional intelligence

Module Nine - Changing your Perspective

  • Limitations of your point of view
  • Considering others viewpoint
  • Influences on bias
  • When new information arrives

Module Ten - Problem Solving

  • Identify inconsistencies
  • Trust your instincts
  • Asking why?
  • Evaluate the solution(s)

Module Eleven - Putting it all Together

  • Retaining your new skills
  • Reflect and learn from mistakes
  • Always ask questions
  • Practicing critical thinking

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 6 - Creative Problem Solving

Section One: Getting Started

  • Objectives
  • Action Plans

Section Two: The Problem Solving Method

  • What is a Problem
  • What is Creative Problem Solving?
  • What are the Steps for Creative Solving?

Section Three: Gathering Information

  • Understanding Types of Information
  • Identifying Key Questions
  • Methods for Information Gathering

Section Four: Problem Definition

  • Defining the Problem
  • Determining Where the Problem Originated
  • Defining Present State and Desired States
  • Stating and Restating the Problem
  • Analyzing the Problem
  • Writing the Problem Statement

Section Five: Getting Prepared to Brainstorming

  • Identifying Mental Blocks
  • Removing Mental Blocks
  • Stimulating Creativity

Section Six: Generating Solutions, Part One

  • Brainstorming Rules (Key to Success)
  • Basic Brainstorming
  • Brainwriting and Mind Mapping
  • Brainwriting
  • Mind Mapping

Section Seven: Generating Solutions, Part Two

  • The Morphological Matrix
  • The Six Thinking Hats

Section Eight: Analyzing Solutions

  • Developing Criteria
  • Analyzing Wants and Needs
  • Using Cost/Benefit Analysis

Section Nine: Selecting a Solution

  • Final Analysis
  • Paired Comparison Analysis
  • Analyzing Potential Problems
  • Analyzing Potential Problems

Section Ten: Planning Your Next Steps

  • Lesson One: Identifying Tasks
  • Identifying Resources
  • Implementing, Evaluating, and Adapting

Section Eleven: Lessons Learned

  • Planning the Follow-Up Meeting
  • Celebrating Successes
  • Identifying Improvements

Section Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 7 - Improving Mindfulness

Module One: Getting Started

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Define mindfulness
  • Develop techniques to make oneself more attuned to the present moment
  • Understand the value and utility of one’s emotions
  • Learn how to identify and counter distorted thinking
  • Learn how to cultivate genuine positive emotions
  • Become more fully present in social interactions

Module Two: What Is Mindfulness?

  • Buddhist Concept
  • Bare Attention
  • Psychological Concept of Mindfulness
  • Memory

Module Three: Practicing Mindfulness

  • Attention
  • Acceptance
  • Mindfulness Meditatio
  • Scanning

Module Four: Emotional Intelligence

  • The Purpose of Emotions
  • High Performance Emotions
  • Swing Emotions
  • Blue Emotions

Module Five: Cognitive Distortion (Phase One)

  • Dichotomous Reasoning
  • Magnification and Minimization
  • Filtering
  • Jumping to Conclusions

Module Six: Cognitive Distortion (Phase Two)

  • Destructive Labeling
  • Personalizing
  • Blaming
  • The Tyranny of the Should

Module Seven: Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy

  • Mental Modes
  • Doing Mode
  • Being Mode
  • Metacognitive Awareness

Module Eight: Mindfulness and Gratitude

  • What is Gratitude?
  • Gratitude Journal
  • An Exercise in Mindfulness and Gratitude
  • Forming a Habit

Module Nine: Cultivating the High Performance Emotions

  • The Emotion-Cognition-Behavior Triangle
  • Cultivating Enthusiasm
  • Cultivating Confidence
  • Cultivating Tenacity

Module Ten: Mindfulness in Customer Service

  • Individually Focused
  • Active Listening
  • Building a Rapport
  • Timing

Module Eleven: Mindfulness and Leadership

  • Mental Resilience
  • Focus
  • Compassion
  • Creativity

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 8 - Improving Self-Awareness

Module One: Getting Started

Module Two: What Is the Self?

  • The Physical Self
  • The Emotional Self
  • The Mental Self
  • The Spiritual Self

Module Three: Awareness of the Physical Self

  • Scanning
  • Progressive Relaxation
  • Physical Stressors
  • Exercise

Module Four: Time Management

  • Organization
  • Goal Management
  • Priorities
  • Procrastination

Module Five: The Emotional Self

  • Validity of Emotions
  • Utility of Emotions
  • Emotional Arousal
  • Emotional Valence

Module Six: Mood Management

  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Categories of Emotion
  • Increasing Arousal
  • Decreasing Arousal

Module Seven: The Mental Self

  • Thinking Style
  • Learning Style
  • Personality
  • Stinking Thinking

Module Eight: Interpersonal Awareness

  • Addressing Different Thinking Styles
  • Addressing Different Learning Styles
  • Active Listening and Body Language
  • Transactional Analysis

Module Nine: The Spiritual Self

  • Mindfulness
  • Meditation
  • Cultivating Positivity
  • Gratitude

Module Ten: Limitations of Self Awareness

  • Navel Gazing
  • Excessive Self Discipline
  • Developing Humility
  • Developing Empathy

Module Eleven: Independence versus Interdependence

  • What is Interdependence?
  • Systems Theory
  • More Than the Sum of All Parts
  • Team Building

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 9 - Managing Workplace Anxiety

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Common Types of Anxiety

  • Social anxiety
  • Generalised anxiety disorder
  • Panic disorder
  • Phobias

Module Three - Recognising Symptoms in Others

  • Avoiding social situations
  • Difficulty in accepting negative feedback
  • Difficulty in focusing on tasks
  • Irrational fears

Module Four - Coping Strategies (Part 1)

  • Keeping a journal
  • Power of positive thinking
  • Hve a "Me" place you can go
  • Establish attainable goals

Module Five - Coping Strategies (Part 2)

  • Talk with friends and family
  • Get enough sleep
  • Eating well and exercise
  • Begin small and build up to larger challenges

Module Six - Don't Avoid the Situation

  • It's OK to make a mistake
  • Accept the situation and move on
  • Avoidance can cause a cycle of anxiety
  • Identify the trigger

Module Seven - Differences in Anxiety and Normal Nervousness

  • It runs along a spectrum
  • Anxiety can happen without a cause
  • The length of time symptoms last
  • It's an exaggeration of normal feelings

Module Eight - Physical Symptoms

  • Rapid heartbeat
  • Panic attack
  • Headache
  • Trembling or shaking

Module Nine - Recognise the Positive Aspects of Anxiety

  • It alerts us to danger
  • Improves self-awareness
  • Can be a great motivator
  • Prevent mistakes

Module Ten - Common Anxiety Triggers

  • Uncertainty or fear of the unknown
  • Holding in feelings
  • Public speaking / speaking up
  • Trying to be perfect

Module Eleven - When to Seek Extra Help?

  • Feeling overwhelmed
  • Physical changes
  • Unable to work or function
  • Panic attacks

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 10 - Attention Management

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Introduction to Attention Management

  • What is Attention Management?
  • Stop Thinking and Pay Attention!
  • What is Mushin?
  • What is Xin Yi (Heart Minded)?

Module Three - Types of Attention

  • Focused Attention
  • Sustained Attention
  • Selective Attention
  • Alternating Attention
  • Attention CEO
  • Attentional Blink

Module Four - Strategies for Goal Setting

  • Listening to your Emotions
  • Prioritising
  • Re-Gating

Module Five - Meditation

  • Beta
  • Alpha
  • Theta
  • Delta
  • Gamma

Module Six - Training your Attention

  • Mushin
  • Meditation
  • Focus Execute
  • Visualisation

Module Seven - Attention Zones Model

  • Reactive Zone
  • Proactive Zone
  • Distracted Zone
  • Wasteful Zone

Module Eight - SMART Goals

  • The Three P's
  • The SMART Way
  • Prioritising
  • Evaluating and Adapting

Module Nine - Keep Yourself Focused

  • The One Minute Rule
  • The Five Minute Rule
  • What to do when you feel overwhelmed

Module Ten - Procrastination

  • Why we Procrastinate
  • Nine ways to overcome Procrastination
  • Eat that Frog

Module Eleven - Prioritising your Time

  • The 80 / 20 Rule
  • The Urgent / Important Matrix
  • Being Assertive
  • Creating a Productivity Journal
  • The Glass Jar: Rocks, Pebbles, Sand and Water

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

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Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

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Computer requirements

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Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

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About this Course

Get the following 10 courses in this Bundle:

  • Personal Productivity

  • Goal Setting & Getting Things Done

  • Time Management

  • Organizational Skills

  • Critical Thinking

  • Creative Problem Solving

  • Improving Mindfulness

  • Improving Self-Awareness

  • Managing Workplace Anxiety

  • Attention Management

1. Personal Productivity: Banish Procrastination From Your Life Once And For All

Many people spend their days in a frenzy of activity, but achieve very little, because they're not concentrating their effort on the things that matter the most. This course will help you learn new ways to organize your time for a more productive life. It will also show you some techniques for rebalancing your energy levels. It's time to exhale stale, old ideas. And, inhale new inspiration for joyful living that produces quality outcomes.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Analyse and refocus for more productive outcomes.
  • Techniques that will engender self-discipline and respect for yourself and from others.
  • Adapt to impromptu requests and learn to say no when required.
  • Attend to your needs promptly and efficiently.
  • Become more organized in your daily life.
  • How to develop a more sharing and accepting attitude to others.

2. Goal Setting & Getting Things Done: Become a Productivity Pro & Blaze Through Your To-Do Lists

Goal Setting is one of the most basic and essential skills someone can develop. We touch on goal characteristics, time management, and what to do when setbacks occur. This course will provide the knowledge and skills you need to complete more tasks, and get things done.

Our Goal Setting and Getting Things Done course will cover strategies to help you deal with distractions and overcome procrastination. These skills will translate into increased satisfaction in your professional and personal life. You will learn the Goal Setting characteristics of successful people and in turn will become happier and more productive.

By the end of this Goal Setting online short course, you will be able to:

  • Overcome procrastination
  • Manage time effectively
  • Accomplish important tasks
  • Self-motivate
  • Create SMART goals

3. Time Management: How To Manage Your Time And Get Things Done

Personal time management skills are essential skills for effective people. People who use these techniques on a regular basis are the highest achievers in all walks of life, from business to sport to public service. Making these skills part your daily routine will enable you to function exceptionally well, even under intense pressure.

As you master these skills you'll find that you take control of your workload, saying goodbye to the often intense stress of work overload. At the heart of time management is an important shift in focus: Concentrate on results, not on being busy. Many people spend their days in a frenzy of activity, but achieve very little, because they're not concentrating their effort on the things that matter the most.

Time management training begins with setting goals. These goals are recorded, prioritized and may be broken down into a project, an action plan, or a simple task list. This entire process is supported by a skill set that should include personal motivation, delegation skills, organization tools, and crisis management. We'll cover all this and more during this Time Management Online Short Course.

Course Topics:

  • The SMART Way
  • Urgent Important Matrix
  • The 80/20 Rule
  • Eat That Frog
  • The Glass Jar

By the end of this Time Management Online Short Course you will be able to:

  • Plan and prioritize daily activities efficiently and in a productive manner.
  • Triumph over procrastination.
  • Effectively deal with crises.
  • Organize your workspace and workflow.
  • Efficiently delegate.
  • Ritualize your workload.
  • Plan effective meetings.

4. Organizational Skills: Achieve Your Goals By Being Organized and Productive

Good organizational skills can prove beneficial in many areas of life, including personal and business areas.

Organization skills can increase a person’s general productivity, project management, and can even affect his or her memory and retention skills. These skills are not acquired overnight – it will take a lot of hard work and practice. But with a little guidance and the right tools, anyone can learn how to stop hunting for missing things and become better organized with our Organizational Skills Online Short Course.

By the end of this Organizational Skills Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Examine current habits and routines that are not organized
  • Learn to prioritize your time schedule and daily tasks
  • Determine ways of storing information and supplies
  • Learn to organize personal and work space
  • Learn to resist procrastination
  • Make plans to stay organized in the future

5. Critical Thinking: Analyze and Evaluate Information to Boost Your Performance

Critical Thinking provides you with the skills to analyze and evaluate information. With these skills you are able to obtain the greatest amount of knowledge from a piece of data. It provides the best chance of making the correct decision, and minimizes damages if a mistake does occur.

Our Critical Thinking course will lead you to be a more rational and disciplined thinker. It will reduce bias which will provide a greater understanding of the environment. This course will provide you with the skills to evaluate, identify, and distinguish between relevant and irrelevant information which will provide an incredible boost in performance.

By the end of this Critical Thinking Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the components of critical thinking
  • Utilise non-linear thinking
  • Use logical thinking
  • Recognise what it means to be a critical thinker
  • Evaluate information using critical thinking skills
  • Identify the benefits of critical thinking
  • Revise perspective, when necessary
  • Comprehend problem solving abilities

6. Creative Problem Solving: Solve Problems Quickly and Easily

In the past few decades, psychologists and business people alike have discovered that successful problem solvers tend to use the same type of process to identify and implement the solutions to their problems. This process works for any kind of problem, large or small.

This course will give you an overview of the entire creative problem solving process, as well as key problem solving tools that you can use every day.

By the end of this Creative Problem Solving Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Understand problems and the creative problem solving process
  • Identify types of information to gather and key questions to ask in problem solving
  • Identify the importance of defining a problem correctly
  • Identify and use four different problem definition tools
  • Write concrete problem statements
  • Use basic brainstorming tools to generate ideas for solutions
  • Use idea generating tools, such as affinity diagrams, word chaining, the box method, the six thinking hats, and the blink method
  • Evaluate potential solutions against criteria, including cost/benefit analysis and group voting
  • Perform a final analysis to select a solution
  • Understand the roles that fact and intuition play in selecting a solution
  • Understand the need to refine the shortlist and re-refine it
  • Understand how to identify the tasks and resources necessary to implement solutions
  • Evaluate and adapt solutions to reality
  • Follow up with solution implementation to celebrate successes and identify improvements

7. Improving Mindfulness: Improve Your Mindfulness to Enhance Your Personal and Professional Success

Mindfulness is a term that is frequently used but rarely defined. Practicing true mindfulness encourages living in the present while it addresses the danger of distorted thinking, Staying in tune both mentally and emotionally improves perspective to enhance personal and professional success.

With our Improving Mindfulness course, you will begin to identify their own patterns of thinking. As you learn to practice mindfulness, you will cultivate positive emotions that will have a dramatic effect on the work environment.

By the end of this Improving Mindfulness Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Define mindfulness
  • Develop techniques to make oneself more attuned to the present moment
  • Understand the value and utility of one’s emotions
  • Learn how to identify and counter distorted thinking
  • Learn how to cultivate genuine positive emotions
  • Become more fully present in social interactions

8. Improving Self-Awareness: Improve Self-awareness to Gain a Better Understanding of Oneself

Self awareness is an important part of everyday life. It transfers over to your personal, social, physical and work life. It can help one gain a better understanding of themselves, and how to live a better, more fulfilling life. When working to deepen one’s own self awareness, it is important to fully engage yourself. One should take the time and proper steps, to fully become self aware.

With the Increasing Self Awareness course, you will learn how beneficial becoming more self aware can be. A highly self aware person will become more equipped to deal with daily life and its challenges. Through this course, you will gain a new perspective on yourself and your emotions, and become a valuable member to society.

Making the commitment to consistently apply the concepts every day is the key to changing and adopting new behaviors in a short amount of time.

By the end of this Increasing Self-awareness Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Define the self and different aspects of the self
  • Learn from introspection
  • Understand the nature and value of emotions
  • Appreciate themselves
  • Appreciate others
  • Improve effectiveness

9. Managing Workplace Anxiety: Identify and Manage Anxiety for Better Performance!

The workplace is one of the leading locations where people experience stress and anxiety. Every employee will encounter it sometime during their career. Everyone should be aware of the signs of anxiety and the tools needed to cope and deal with it.

Our Managing Workplace Anxiety course will provide you with important skills and resources to recognize and manage workplace anxiety. By identifying these symptoms and coping skills employees and managers will be better suited in dealing with these common situations. Through this course you will be better suited to the challenges that the workplace can bring.

By the end of this Managing Workplace Anxiety Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Explore different types of workplace anxieties
  • Learn to recognise symptoms and warning signs
  • Determine ways of coping and managing problems
  • Recognise common trigger and accelerants
  • Learn the difference between anxiety and common nervousness

10. Attention Management: Manage Distractions and Become More Focused

A distracted employee is a less effective employee. Employees who do not pay attention can waste valuable time and make careless mistakes. You will be more efficient at your job, make fewer mistakes, and be more productive overall.

Attention Management is a useful skill that allows managers to connect with their employees on an emotional level and motivate them to focus on their work. Our course will help you reach your personal and in turn company goals. You will gain valuable insight and strategies into what it takes to be more attentive and vigilant.

By the end of this Attention Management Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Define and understand attention management
  • Identify different types of attention
  • Create strategies for goals and SMART goals
  • Be familiar with methods that focus attention
  • Put an end to procrastination
  • Learn how to prioritise time

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Ultimate Personal Productivity Bundle, 10 Courses includes the following courses, below is a summary of each course: 

Course 1 - Personal Productivity

Section One: Getting Started

Section Two: Setting Goals

  • Create SMART Goals
  • Prioritising Your Goals
  • Visualise your Goals

Section Three: The Power of Routines

  • What is a Routine?
  • Personal and Professional Routines
  • Learning how to say No
  • Six Ways to Simplify Your Life

Section Four: Scheduling Yourself

  • The Glass Jar: Rocks, Pebbles, Sand, and Water
  • Using a Productivity Journal
  • Appointment Scheduling
  • Task Scheduling

Section Five: Self Discipline

  • Why We Procrastinate
  • Negativity Buster
  • There’s always tomorrow

Section Six: Tackling New Tasks and Projects

  • Prioritising Tasks
  • When to Delegate

Section Seven: Using Project Management Techniques

  • Understanding Project Scope
  • Creating a Plan

Section Eight: Creating a Workspace

  • Choosing a Physical Layout
  • Ergonomics Make Personal Economic Sense

Section Nine: Organising Files and Folders

  • Managing the Paper Trail
  • De-Clutter

Section Ten: E-Mail Mania

  • Managing Email
  • Using E-Mail Time Wisely

Section Eleven: Beating Procrastination

  • Why We Procrastinate
  • Nine Ways to Overcome Procrastination
  • Eat That Frog!

Section Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 2 - Goal Setting & Getting Things Done

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Overcoming Procrastination (Part 1)

  • Eat that frog
  • Just do it
  • The 15 minute rule
  • Chop it up

Module Three - Overcoming Procrastination (Part 2)

  • Remove distractions
  • Start small and build
  • Reward yourself
  • Set realistic deadlines

Module Four - Four P's of Goal Setting

  • They need to be positive
  • They need to be personal
  • They need to be possible
  • They need to be prioritised

Module Five - Improving Motivation

  • Remember peak moments
  • Write down your goals
  • Use gamification
  • Track your progress

Module Six - Wise Time Management

  • Urgent/important matrix
  • The 80/20 rule
  • Utilise a calendar
  • Create a ritual

Module Seven - Tips for Completing Tasks

  • One minute rule
  • Five minute rule
  • Break up large tasks
  • Utilise technology

Module Eight - Increase your Productivity

  • Repeat what works
  • Get faster
  • Remove "should" from your dictionary
  • Build on your successes

Module Nine - "To Do"List Characteristics

  • Focus on the important
  • Chunk, Block, Tackle
  • Make it a habit
  • Plan ahead

Module Ten - Smart Goals

  • Specific
  • Measurable
  • Attainable
  • Realistic
  • Timely

Module Eleven - Mistakes will Happen

  • Accept it
  • Bouncing back
  • Adapt and learn from them
  • If needed, ask for help

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 3 - Time Management

Section One: Getting Started

Section Two: SMARTER Goals

  • The Three P’s
  • Create SMARTER Goals
  • Prioritizing Your Goals
  • Visualize your Goals-Visualization

Section Three: Prioritizing Your Time

  • The 80/20 Rule
  • Prioritizing with the Urgent-Important Matrix
  • Being Assertive...Saying “NO” to Requests you can’t meet.

Section Four: Planning

  • Using To Do List
  • The Glass Jar: Rocks, Pebbles, Sand, and Water
  • Ready, Fire, Aim!

Section Five: Procrastination

  • Why We Procrastinate
  • Nine Ways to Overcome Procrastination
  • Eat That Frog!

Section Six: Managing Crisis

  • When Crisis Calls...do you have a Contingency Plan?
  • Creating a Plan
  • Executing the Plan
  • Lessons Learned

Section Seven: The Organized Workspace

  • De-Clutter
  • Managing Workflow
  • Dealing with E-mail...email etiquette
  • Using Calendars

Section Eight: Delegating

  • When to Delegate?
  • Who Should I Delegate to?
  • Monitoring the Results

Section Nine: The Power of Ritual...Habits

  • What is a Ritual/Routine?
  • Example Rituals
  • Using Rituals to Maximise Time

Section Ten: Meetings

  • Deciding if a Meeting is Necessary... Is the meeting necessary?
  • Using the PAT Approach
  • Effective Agenda Writing
  • Staying on Track
  • Was the Meeting Worthwhile?

Section Eleven: Meeting Alternatives

  • Instant Messaging and Chat Rooms
  • Teleconferencing
  • E-mail Lists and Online Groups
  • Collaboration Applications

Section Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 4 - Organizational Skills

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Remove the Clutter

  • Just do it
  • You dont have to keep everything
  • Three boxes: Keep, donate and trash
  • A place for everything and everything in it's place

Module Three - Prioritize

  • Write it down
  • Urgent / Important Matrix
  • Divide tasks
  • 80/20 rule

Module Four - Scheduling Your Time

  • Have a master calendar
  • Setting deadlines
  • Remove or limit the time wasters
  • Coping with things outside of your control

Module Five - To Do Lists

  • Use a day planner
  • Finish what you start
  • Focus on the important
  • Do quick tasks immediately

Module Six - Paper and Paperless Storage

  • Find a system that works for you
  • Make it consistent
  • Make it time sensitive
  • Setting up archives

Module Seven - Organization in Your Work Area

  • Keeping items within arm's reach
  • Only have current projects on your desk
  • Arranging your drawers
  • Organize to match your workflow

Module Eight - Tools to Fight Procrastination

  • Eat that Frog!
  • Remove distractions
  • Give yourself a reward
  • Break up large tasks

Module Nine - Organizing Your Inbox

  • Setting delivery rules
  • Folder and message hierachy
  • Deal with email right away
  • Flag and highlight important items

Module Ten - Avoid the Causes of Disorganisation

  • Keeping everything
  • Not being consistent
  • Not following a schedule
  • Bad habits

Module Eleven - Discipline is the Key to Stay Organised

  • Stay within your systems
  • Learn to say No
  • Have organisiation be part of your life
  • Plan for tomorrow, today

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 5 - Critical Thinking

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Components of Critical Thinking

  • Applying reason
  • Open Mindedness
  • Analysis
  • Logic

Module Three - Non-Linear Thinking

  • Step out of your comfort zone
  • Don't jump to conclusions
  • Expect and initiate change
  • Being ready to adapt

Module Four - Logical Thinking

  • Ask the right questions
  • Organise the data
  • Evaluate the information
  • Draw conclusions

Module Five - Critical Thinker (Part 1)

  • Active listening
  • Be curious
  • Be disciplined
  • Be humble

Module Six - Critical Thinking (Part 2)

  • Seeing the big picture
  • Objectivity
  • Using your emotions
  • Being self-aware

Module Seven - Evaluate the Information

  • Making assumptions
  • Watch out for the bias
  • Ask clarifying questions
  • SWOT analysis

Module Eight - Benefits of Critical Thinking

  • Being more persuasive
  • Better communication
  • Better problem solving
  • Increased emotional intelligence

Module Nine - Changing your Perspective

  • Limitations of your point of view
  • Considering others viewpoint
  • Influences on bias
  • When new information arrives

Module Ten - Problem Solving

  • Identify inconsistencies
  • Trust your instincts
  • Asking why?
  • Evaluate the solution(s)

Module Eleven - Putting it all Together

  • Retaining your new skills
  • Reflect and learn from mistakes
  • Always ask questions
  • Practicing critical thinking

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 6 - Creative Problem Solving

Section One: Getting Started

  • Objectives
  • Action Plans

Section Two: The Problem Solving Method

  • What is a Problem
  • What is Creative Problem Solving?
  • What are the Steps for Creative Solving?

Section Three: Gathering Information

  • Understanding Types of Information
  • Identifying Key Questions
  • Methods for Information Gathering

Section Four: Problem Definition

  • Defining the Problem
  • Determining Where the Problem Originated
  • Defining Present State and Desired States
  • Stating and Restating the Problem
  • Analyzing the Problem
  • Writing the Problem Statement

Section Five: Getting Prepared to Brainstorming

  • Identifying Mental Blocks
  • Removing Mental Blocks
  • Stimulating Creativity

Section Six: Generating Solutions, Part One

  • Brainstorming Rules (Key to Success)
  • Basic Brainstorming
  • Brainwriting and Mind Mapping
  • Brainwriting
  • Mind Mapping

Section Seven: Generating Solutions, Part Two

  • The Morphological Matrix
  • The Six Thinking Hats

Section Eight: Analyzing Solutions

  • Developing Criteria
  • Analyzing Wants and Needs
  • Using Cost/Benefit Analysis

Section Nine: Selecting a Solution

  • Final Analysis
  • Paired Comparison Analysis
  • Analyzing Potential Problems
  • Analyzing Potential Problems

Section Ten: Planning Your Next Steps

  • Lesson One: Identifying Tasks
  • Identifying Resources
  • Implementing, Evaluating, and Adapting

Section Eleven: Lessons Learned

  • Planning the Follow-Up Meeting
  • Celebrating Successes
  • Identifying Improvements

Section Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 7 - Improving Mindfulness

Module One: Getting Started

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Define mindfulness
  • Develop techniques to make oneself more attuned to the present moment
  • Understand the value and utility of one’s emotions
  • Learn how to identify and counter distorted thinking
  • Learn how to cultivate genuine positive emotions
  • Become more fully present in social interactions

Module Two: What Is Mindfulness?

  • Buddhist Concept
  • Bare Attention
  • Psychological Concept of Mindfulness
  • Memory

Module Three: Practicing Mindfulness

  • Attention
  • Acceptance
  • Mindfulness Meditatio
  • Scanning

Module Four: Emotional Intelligence

  • The Purpose of Emotions
  • High Performance Emotions
  • Swing Emotions
  • Blue Emotions

Module Five: Cognitive Distortion (Phase One)

  • Dichotomous Reasoning
  • Magnification and Minimization
  • Filtering
  • Jumping to Conclusions

Module Six: Cognitive Distortion (Phase Two)

  • Destructive Labeling
  • Personalizing
  • Blaming
  • The Tyranny of the Should

Module Seven: Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy

  • Mental Modes
  • Doing Mode
  • Being Mode
  • Metacognitive Awareness

Module Eight: Mindfulness and Gratitude

  • What is Gratitude?
  • Gratitude Journal
  • An Exercise in Mindfulness and Gratitude
  • Forming a Habit

Module Nine: Cultivating the High Performance Emotions

  • The Emotion-Cognition-Behavior Triangle
  • Cultivating Enthusiasm
  • Cultivating Confidence
  • Cultivating Tenacity

Module Ten: Mindfulness in Customer Service

  • Individually Focused
  • Active Listening
  • Building a Rapport
  • Timing

Module Eleven: Mindfulness and Leadership

  • Mental Resilience
  • Focus
  • Compassion
  • Creativity

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 8 - Improving Self-Awareness

Module One: Getting Started

Module Two: What Is the Self?

  • The Physical Self
  • The Emotional Self
  • The Mental Self
  • The Spiritual Self

Module Three: Awareness of the Physical Self

  • Scanning
  • Progressive Relaxation
  • Physical Stressors
  • Exercise

Module Four: Time Management

  • Organization
  • Goal Management
  • Priorities
  • Procrastination

Module Five: The Emotional Self

  • Validity of Emotions
  • Utility of Emotions
  • Emotional Arousal
  • Emotional Valence

Module Six: Mood Management

  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Categories of Emotion
  • Increasing Arousal
  • Decreasing Arousal

Module Seven: The Mental Self

  • Thinking Style
  • Learning Style
  • Personality
  • Stinking Thinking

Module Eight: Interpersonal Awareness

  • Addressing Different Thinking Styles
  • Addressing Different Learning Styles
  • Active Listening and Body Language
  • Transactional Analysis

Module Nine: The Spiritual Self

  • Mindfulness
  • Meditation
  • Cultivating Positivity
  • Gratitude

Module Ten: Limitations of Self Awareness

  • Navel Gazing
  • Excessive Self Discipline
  • Developing Humility
  • Developing Empathy

Module Eleven: Independence versus Interdependence

  • What is Interdependence?
  • Systems Theory
  • More Than the Sum of All Parts
  • Team Building

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 9 - Managing Workplace Anxiety

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Common Types of Anxiety

  • Social anxiety
  • Generalised anxiety disorder
  • Panic disorder
  • Phobias

Module Three - Recognising Symptoms in Others

  • Avoiding social situations
  • Difficulty in accepting negative feedback
  • Difficulty in focusing on tasks
  • Irrational fears

Module Four - Coping Strategies (Part 1)

  • Keeping a journal
  • Power of positive thinking
  • Hve a "Me" place you can go
  • Establish attainable goals

Module Five - Coping Strategies (Part 2)

  • Talk with friends and family
  • Get enough sleep
  • Eating well and exercise
  • Begin small and build up to larger challenges

Module Six - Don't Avoid the Situation

  • It's OK to make a mistake
  • Accept the situation and move on
  • Avoidance can cause a cycle of anxiety
  • Identify the trigger

Module Seven - Differences in Anxiety and Normal Nervousness

  • It runs along a spectrum
  • Anxiety can happen without a cause
  • The length of time symptoms last
  • It's an exaggeration of normal feelings

Module Eight - Physical Symptoms

  • Rapid heartbeat
  • Panic attack
  • Headache
  • Trembling or shaking

Module Nine - Recognise the Positive Aspects of Anxiety

  • It alerts us to danger
  • Improves self-awareness
  • Can be a great motivator
  • Prevent mistakes

Module Ten - Common Anxiety Triggers

  • Uncertainty or fear of the unknown
  • Holding in feelings
  • Public speaking / speaking up
  • Trying to be perfect

Module Eleven - When to Seek Extra Help?

  • Feeling overwhelmed
  • Physical changes
  • Unable to work or function
  • Panic attacks

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 10 - Attention Management

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Introduction to Attention Management

  • What is Attention Management?
  • Stop Thinking and Pay Attention!
  • What is Mushin?
  • What is Xin Yi (Heart Minded)?

Module Three - Types of Attention

  • Focused Attention
  • Sustained Attention
  • Selective Attention
  • Alternating Attention
  • Attention CEO
  • Attentional Blink

Module Four - Strategies for Goal Setting

  • Listening to your Emotions
  • Prioritising
  • Re-Gating

Module Five - Meditation

  • Beta
  • Alpha
  • Theta
  • Delta
  • Gamma

Module Six - Training your Attention

  • Mushin
  • Meditation
  • Focus Execute
  • Visualisation

Module Seven - Attention Zones Model

  • Reactive Zone
  • Proactive Zone
  • Distracted Zone
  • Wasteful Zone

Module Eight - SMART Goals

  • The Three P's
  • The SMART Way
  • Prioritising
  • Evaluating and Adapting

Module Nine - Keep Yourself Focused

  • The One Minute Rule
  • The Five Minute Rule
  • What to do when you feel overwhelmed

Module Ten - Procrastination

  • Why we Procrastinate
  • Nine ways to overcome Procrastination
  • Eat that Frog

Module Eleven - Prioritising your Time

  • The 80 / 20 Rule
  • The Urgent / Important Matrix
  • Being Assertive
  • Creating a Productivity Journal
  • The Glass Jar: Rocks, Pebbles, Sand and Water

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

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