The Science of Personal Productivity

The Science of Personal Productivity

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Rebecca Heiss

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Exploring the power of the mind to get more done  Do you start your day by checking your email and then get stuck? Do you let one big task loom over your head and get in the way of your productivity? Do you find yourself saying “Yes” to too many tasks and then have little time to do anything well? If any of these sound like you, this course from Dr. Rebecca Heiss will help you understand more about why we find ourselves in these situations, and teach you practical, science-based ways to be more productive at work and at home.  Topics covered include:

  • Unleashing the power of a schedule
  • Implementing accountability
  • Practicing forgiveness for your coworkers and yourself
  • Mastering the “Graceful No”
  • Busting the myth of perfectionism


Course Contents:

# Section # Lesson Length
1 Part 1 1 Schedule 5:12
2 Accountability 4:30
3 Personal Forgiveness 4:23
4 The Power of “No” 4:29
5 Changing Your Environment 4:53
2 Part 2 6 Decision Fatigue 4:23
7 Your Mindset 5:32
8 Effective Communication 5:06
9 Perfectionism 5:33
10 Managing Stress 6:47

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