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Time Management 101

via CreativeLive


Becoming more productive doesn’t have to be difficult. In this course, Mike Vardy lays out simple strategies and tools that will allow you to tackle work and life more effectively. Mike will help you discover your optimal working style, and guide you through matching your style to the methods that will best increase your efficiency. You’ll explore the relationship between time and productivity and learn how to make the most of every day — not just work days. You’ll learn about identifying core tasks and action items and building a workflow that ensures the most important tasks get done on time. You’ll also work toward eliminating (or even ignoring) distractions, delegating tasks, and setting priorities. Mike will also cover email management, productivity apps, coping with schedule disruptions, and more. You’ll leave this course with simple, concrete processes toward becoming less overwhelmed, more productive, and more efficient.



  • The Importance of Structure
  • The Importance of Structure Part 2
  • Focusing on Task
  • Focusing on Task Part 2
  • Going Beyond Simple To-Do List
  • Going Beyond Simple To-Do List Part 2
  • How to Use a Calendar Effectively
  • How to Use Calendar Effectively Part 2
  • Time Management Struggles
  • Time Management Struggles Part 2
  • Building a Trustworthy Workflow
  • Building a Trustworthly Workflow Part 2
  • Power of Contexts
  • The Power of Contexts Part 2
  • Dealing with Email
  • Dealing with Email Part 2
  • Introduction & Idea Execution
  • The Idea Criteria with Q&A
  • Idea Management
  • The Strikethrough System
  • Powerful Paper-Based Strategies
  • Sticking with the System
  • Workflow Q&A & Apps Discussion
  • Course Recap & Q&A
  • Contexts
  • Email Best Practices
  • Final Time Management Tips

Taught by

Mike Vardy


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