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OPTIMIZE YOUR
PRODUCTIVITY
LISA KARDOS, PH.D.
O P T I M I Z E B O O K S . C O M
The Counterintuitive Approach to
Get More ...
WHAT
IS
PRODUCTIVITY?
O P T I M I Z E B O O K S . C O M
Productivity is personally
accomplishing required
(or desired) tasks
O P T I M I Z E B O O K S . C O M
or ensuring that
identified tasks get
accomplished, even
if not done
personally
O P T I M I Z E B O O K S . C O M
L I S A K A R D O S , P H . D .
in the least amount of time possible
The idea is not simply to
get more done
The idea is to increase the
rate or efficiency that we
can get things done
Want to learn more?
Download a free
productivity worksheet
bundle
(and check out the
Optimize Your
Productivity book on
Am...
Why?
so we can have
more time
for the things we
love
things like...
family
friends
hobbies
leisure
(or more work, if
desired!)
HOW EXACTLY
CAN WE
INCREASE THE
RATE
OR
EFFICIENCY
OF GETTING THINGS DONE?
The question is...
Let's take a unique
approach,
from this book
YOU
ARE YOUR
PRODUCTIVITY
SYSTEM
Since you are a system,
we can engineer or
optimize that system to
be more productive
(the concept of applying engineering
principles to life was introduced in Optimize
for Victory and optimizebooks.com)
O P T I M I Z E B O O K S . C O M
L I S A K A R D O S , P H . D .
As we learn to optimize your productivity
approach, your...
Unrealistic Realistic
provide a
framework you
can work with
and customize
quickly
“Live your
life exactly
this way and
you...
O P T I M I Z E B O O K S . C O M
L I S A K A R D O S , P H . D .
Considering your person – your
attributes – and working ...
HOW
DO
WE
OPTIMIZE?
The next question is ...
First, view yourself as a
system inside a box.
Now, we need to focus on the things
that go into the box - the inputs
(causal factors) of productivity.
Input: what goes i...
Because what goes in to the system affects
what comes out of the system - your
productivity!
Input: what goes into the
sys...
Therefore, optimizing
the inputs going into the
system will increase our
productivity.
And, once we
understand the inputs,
we can customize and
work with them to suit
our individuality.
WHAT
ARE THE
INPUTS (CAUSAL
FACTORS)
OF
PRODUCTIVITY?
The next question is ...
Input #1 Definition
foundation
motivation
purpose
sustaining force
Driving
Factor
Input #2 Definition
required to
function;
more energy =
increased capacity
to get more done
Energy
Input #3 Definition
our brains affect
our productivity;
know these to work
with your brain
(not against it!)
Neuroscience
...
Input #4 Definition
Anticipatory
Thinking
strategic
approach to
time
implement this
approach to make
exponential
progress
Input #5 Definition
Time and
Efficiency
Management
time / efficiency
management is
really self-
management
focus on how to...
Input #6 Definition
Goal Setting
set the target
know specifically
what you
want/need to
achieve
Input #7 Definition
Prioritization
prioritize in
accordance with
the other inputs
leverage your
unique traits,
neuroscienc...
The System, with all the inputs
The Result:
Productivity, Optimized
Want to learn more?
Download a free
productivity worksheet
bundle
(and check out the
Optimize Your
Productivity book on
Am...
Slides by
Lisa Kardos, Ph.D.
optimizebooks.com
If you liked it,
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Optimize Your Productivity: The Counterintuitive Approach to Get More Done in Less Time (Today)

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Learn how to "optimize your productivity" in this presentation. ***Includes a free productivity worksheet bundle.***

This presentation defines productivity, and breaks down how we can apply simple engineering principles to ourselves to improve our productivity. It presents a unique approach, in that a framework is presented, as opposed to dictums for you to follow. This framework enables you to customize and work with your individual traits. By working with your individuality, you improve your chances for making actual change in the area of productivity.

For more info, please visit http://optimizebooks.com/productivity.

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Optimize Your Productivity: The Counterintuitive Approach to Get More Done in Less Time (Today)

  1. 1. OPTIMIZE YOUR PRODUCTIVITY LISA KARDOS, PH.D. O P T I M I Z E B O O K S . C O M The Counterintuitive Approach to Get More Done in Less Time (Today)
  2. 2. WHAT IS PRODUCTIVITY?
  3. 3. O P T I M I Z E B O O K S . C O M Productivity is personally accomplishing required (or desired) tasks
  4. 4. O P T I M I Z E B O O K S . C O M or ensuring that identified tasks get accomplished, even if not done personally
  5. 5. O P T I M I Z E B O O K S . C O M L I S A K A R D O S , P H . D . in the least amount of time possible
  6. 6. The idea is not simply to get more done
  7. 7. The idea is to increase the rate or efficiency that we can get things done
  8. 8. Want to learn more? Download a free productivity worksheet bundle (and check out the Optimize Your Productivity book on Amazon) Download
  9. 9. Why? so we can have more time for the things we love
  10. 10. things like... family friends hobbies leisure (or more work, if desired!)
  11. 11. HOW EXACTLY CAN WE INCREASE THE RATE OR EFFICIENCY OF GETTING THINGS DONE? The question is...
  12. 12. Let's take a unique approach, from this book
  13. 13. YOU ARE YOUR PRODUCTIVITY SYSTEM
  14. 14. Since you are a system, we can engineer or optimize that system to be more productive
  15. 15. (the concept of applying engineering principles to life was introduced in Optimize for Victory and optimizebooks.com)
  16. 16. O P T I M I Z E B O O K S . C O M L I S A K A R D O S , P H . D . As we learn to optimize your productivity approach, your specific preferences, traits, and who you are – all important facts and attributes of the system we are optimizing – will be accounted for in the process.
  17. 17. Unrealistic Realistic provide a framework you can work with and customize quickly “Live your life exactly this way and you’ll be more productive”
  18. 18. O P T I M I Z E B O O K S . C O M L I S A K A R D O S , P H . D . Considering your person – your attributes – and working with your individuality is exactly what makes this approach to productivity counterintuitive, instead of commanding you to follow a specific sequence to get things done.
  19. 19. HOW DO WE OPTIMIZE? The next question is ...
  20. 20. First, view yourself as a system inside a box.
  21. 21. Now, we need to focus on the things that go into the box - the inputs (causal factors) of productivity. Input: what goes into the system
  22. 22. Because what goes in to the system affects what comes out of the system - your productivity! Input: what goes into the system Output: what comes out of the system = Your Productivity
  23. 23. Therefore, optimizing the inputs going into the system will increase our productivity.
  24. 24. And, once we understand the inputs, we can customize and work with them to suit our individuality.
  25. 25. WHAT ARE THE INPUTS (CAUSAL FACTORS) OF PRODUCTIVITY? The next question is ...
  26. 26. Input #1 Definition foundation motivation purpose sustaining force Driving Factor
  27. 27. Input #2 Definition required to function; more energy = increased capacity to get more done Energy
  28. 28. Input #3 Definition our brains affect our productivity; know these to work with your brain (not against it!) Neuroscience Factors
  29. 29. Input #4 Definition Anticipatory Thinking strategic approach to time implement this approach to make exponential progress
  30. 30. Input #5 Definition Time and Efficiency Management time / efficiency management is really self- management focus on how to best manage yourself to improve your productivity
  31. 31. Input #6 Definition Goal Setting set the target know specifically what you want/need to achieve
  32. 32. Input #7 Definition Prioritization prioritize in accordance with the other inputs leverage your unique traits, neuroscience considerations and more
  33. 33. The System, with all the inputs
  34. 34. The Result: Productivity, Optimized
  35. 35. Want to learn more? Download a free productivity worksheet bundle (and check out the Optimize Your Productivity book on Amazon) Download
  36. 36. Slides by Lisa Kardos, Ph.D. optimizebooks.com
  37. 37. If you liked it, SHARE IT!
  38. 38. CLICK HERE Free Download

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