Blueprint

Escape The Busyness Trap

How To Structure Your Day & Week Prioritize With Precision Neutralize Interruptions Get More Important Things Done … And Leave Work On Time, Guilt Free

Proven Principles To Structure Your Day & Week, Prioritize With Precision, Neutralize Interruptions, Get More Important Things Done … And Leave Work On Time, Guilt Free

When was the last time you left work at 5 p.m. confident you "owned" the day with supreme productivity?

That means no to-do list items left tormenting you into slaving an extra 2-3 hours at the office, or signing back on at home.

If that's something you've only daydreamed of – and haven't experienced it as much as you'd like … then I believe the newly released "Escape The Busyness Trap" Blueprint might be the most transformative thing you'll read this year

Devour this No-Nonsense Blueprint in 1 hour, and you'll possess:

  • The 7 key components of a productive work week – and how to install them into your schedule the right way
  • 4 steps to design your "ideal productivity framework" based on your unique situation
  • Proven prioritization principles that work
  • 10 mistakes that kill productivity – and how to stop them
  • Sample 8 a.m.-5 p.m., weekly schedules for supervisors, middle managers and c-suite executives
  • 17 habits of highly productive people

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Chapter One: Are You Productive Or Just Busy? Why Most Of Us Can't Tell The Difference

  • How modern advancements designed to increase productivity are actually making distractions and overload more frequent and contagious
  • What an unproductive day looks like – and why most people don't even recognize it
  • The cost of interruptions: $588 billion per year and 3-5 hours per day
  • Self-proclaimed multitaskers are the least productive people of all – here's the brain science and research to prove it
  • Why we overestimate the strength of our willpower and self control – and how this is sabotaging our productivity efforts
  • 23 minutes and 15 seconds – the tangible value of reducing EACH interruption, how far would you go to have this time back?
  • Why you're not actually working as hard (or as long) as you think, according to sociologist John Robinson
  • Former professor at Harvard Medical School explains the reason you feel chronically inattentive, disorganized and overbooked like you have ADD – and why it's not entirely your fault!

Chapter Two: Success Plan: Redefining Time Management To Become More Productive

Section 1: The Essential Components Of A Productive Work Week

  • The truth about "work" – and why this is at the heart of all productivity problems
  • 4 actions steps to get more out of your designated "core production" work time
  • 2 kinds of work – and why you're probably focusing on the wrong one
  • Stephen Tang's 30 minute end of day ritual for going home guilt-free and teeing up the next day for success
  • Significantly increase the value of your creative, strategic and "thinking" time by doodling (yes, you read that right – we've got the science to prove it)
  • The one thing all busy people complain they never have time to do – but neglect to schedule it on their calendar
  • Use this 45-minute manager-employee one-on-one meeting structure (instead of a carte blanche open door policy) to reduce drive by interruptions and daily requests
  • Why the most successful people procrastinate on purpose

Section 2: A Framework For Organizing Each Day

  • How to determine the most productive times of your day
  • How to make a realistic task list
  • The #1 mistake people make with their to-do lists
  • What is "flow" and why psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi believes it's necessary to increase your productivity
  • How to get "in the zone" like an elite athlete when you really need to get an important task done well – and quickly

Section 3: Rethinking Time Management

Everyone laments there aren't enough hours in the day. But not having the time to be productive is rarely the root cause. To be at your most productive most of the time, the challenge is to rethink the concept of "time management."

Section 4: Six Skills Of Organized, Efficient and Productive People

  1. Develop automatic, productive habits – 5 timeless principles (#3 is the secret)
  2. How to prioritize like Warren Buffet – 4 stupidly simple steps, it's genius
  3. Learn smart scheduling – 5 proven hacks
  4. Procrastinate on purpose, or not at all – use the 2-minute rule, serial deadlines and three more quick tips
  5. Achieve "Inbox Zero" – 3 questions to ask of every message (plus, why you should declare email bankruptcy)
  6. Neutralize distractions – the one, guaranteed to work strategy for reducing interruptions that most people are too shy, too scared, or too stubborn to implement

Chapter Three: 10 Mistakes That Kill Productivity: How To Stop Them From Sucker Punching You

  1. Letting others dictate your schedule
  2. Paralysis by analysis
  3. Being overly optimistic
  4. Falling down the email tunnel
  5. Waiting for the perfect time
  6. Wasting time between meetings
  7. Relying on "their" deadlines
  8. Deferring to "their" routines
  9. Filling downtimes with "shallow" work
  10. Saying yes too often

Bonuses

  • Time Management Priority Checklist
  • Prioritizing Tasks Worksheet
  • Sample Schedules For Supervisors, Middle Managers and Executives
  • 17 Habits of Highly Productive People

In this Blueprint, there's no guesswork. No theory. No B.S.

And, it's not hundreds of pages long. Because really, who has time for that!

Just clear, easy to implement principles and hacks to help you channel your energy and focus in a way that gets the most out of the hours you choose the work.

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ResourcefulManager’s “Escape The Busyness Trap” Blueprint comes with an unconditional, 100% money back guarantee.

We’re confident you’ll find several new and useful ideas to become more productive, presented in a practical, easy-to-implement format.

In fact, we’ll give you a full 90 days to carve out the time in your busy schedule to read the Blueprint, digest the strategies, put the advice into action, and experience the results in your specific situation.

We believe to be a great manager … is to be resourceful. So every piece of content and product we create is designed to make you more knowledgeable, prepared and into. Just for the record, as of this year, we’ve sold 6,200+ ResourcefulManager products and have a refund rate of only 1%.

If you decide “Escape The Busyness Trap” Blueprint doesn’t deliver value or simply isn’t your cup of tea, just email us at contact@resourcefulmanager.com within 90 days, and we’ll process your complete, no-hassle refund in 1 business day or less.

But I’m confident you won’t need to.To your success,



John Walston

Blueprint

Escape The Busyness Trap

Here's What You Get

  • 50-page, step-by-step Blueprint
  • Blueprint Extra: Time Management Priority Checklist
  • Blueprint Extra: Prioritizing Tasks Worksheet
  • Premium Bonus: Sample Schedules For Supervisors, Middle Managers and Executives
  • Premium Bonus: 17 Habits of Highly Productive People
  • Download Immediately, PDF Format
  • 90-day "Must-Be-Resourceful Money Back Guarantee"

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What Our Customers Say

From bite sized pieces of wisdom to full on training series, I highly recommend Resourceful Manager!
Cindy Saunders, SPHR|GPHR|SHRM-SCP,
Human Resources Business Partner
This is one of the best resources I have had as a people manager and use it frequently. I find good guidance and information to use and share.
Joe Byrne,
Sr. Customer Operations Manager,
Inflight Connectivity
Quick actionable advice backed by research. I also appreciate the common format of the blueprints and depth that is available to make implementation dynamic to my application (I don't feel like I have to change the world at once).
Kenson,
Quality Manager