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Productivity Masterclass - Do The Right Things!

teacher avatar Kumail Hussain, Med Student + Content Creator

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Lessons in This Class

22 Lessons (28m)
    • 1. Intro

      0:54
    • 2. Pareto Principle

      1:44
    • 3. Identity and Purpose

      1:39
    • 4. What Are Habits?

      1:13
    • 5. Habit Stacking

      1:27
    • 6. Eliminate Friction

      2:49
    • 7. Implentation Intention

      0:56
    • 8. Temptation Bundling

      0:51
    • 9. Pomodoro or No

      1:46
    • 10. Focus on The First 5 Minutes

      1:23
    • 11. Habit Contracts and Accountability Partner

      1:23
    • 12. Multitasking is fake

      1:02
    • 13. Get Rid of Notifications

      2:21
    • 14. Deep work Vs. Shallow Work

      1:37
    • 15. Blocking

      1:14
    • 16. Calendar and Scheduling

      1:16
    • 17. Consuming Content Quicker

      0:44
    • 18. Environment And Space

      0:36
    • 19. 2-Minute Rule

      0:32
    • 20. Start The Day With a Positive Habit

      0:43
    • 21. Enjoy Your Habits

      1:14
    • 22. Reflect and Review

      1:04
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In my opinion, the secret to productivity is not working longer hours and running yourself into the ground. It's actually trying to get more done in less time. This way you are left with more time and energy in the day to take on more tasks. 

In this course I will cover:

  • What productivity actually means
  • Define Habits
  • Creating a sustainable daily routine
  • How to make productivity fun
  • Productivity Hacks and Tricks
  • And more!

Be sure to follow me skillshare for updates and check out my other course on How To Study Smarter!

Books To Read

  1. Atomic Habits
  2. Deep Work 
  3. Mindset

Habit Contract on my Website

Meet Your Teacher

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Kumail Hussain

Med Student + Content Creator

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My name is Kumail. I am 25 years old and I'm a content creator + med student. To be completely transparent, I struggled in college and in life. I didn't think I was destined to really do anything worthwhile. But now I realize my true calling, and that is to provide value to everyone I encounter. I've taught myself many things. I wish to educate and inspire people based on my own experiences so that they don't make the same mistakes and get the most out of life. 

You can follow me here AND find me on Youtube, Instagram, and Tik Tok. You will see that I'm someone who loves to enjoy life in its entirety and to help others become the best version of themselves. 

So if you vibe with any of that and you have a passion for self-development. Then I'd suggest you follow m... See full profile

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1. Intro: Our attention is constantly being pulled by things like email, social media, or text messaging, internet. But much of this effort is actually wasteful. And we never stopped to think if we are doing the right things, it doesn't matter if you're watching this and you're a student, a parent, an entrepreneur, or you work a desk job. The reason why I even created this course is because we've all noticed how society has become more advanced and yet we still struggle to get our work done. And that's the secret of productivity. It's not about being able to do more things. It's about picking the right things to spend our time on. Because when you do this, you achieve better outcomes and get the most out of life. This course, we'll go over the signs of habits and distractions. We will talk about the best mindset to have when trying to make these changes. We will go over a bunch of productivity hacks. And I helped to redefine the way that you think about your time. 2. Pareto Principle: If I told you that at 1 in our country, 80% of the wealth was controlled by 20 percent of people. Would you believe me? What if I told you that 20 percent of your work week actually drives 80 percent of your performance and results. You might not believe me, but this is an extremely common principle in our lives. I'll give you a great example. For those who can't study effectively. It's not because they're not studying enough, because they're studying the wrong way. Most of the time, 80% of the time students are passively reviewing, studying with friends, rereading and more ineffective study habits. But 20 percent of the time, students get into the zone and do things like practice questions and active recall methods. What I wanted to show you is that if students focus more on the 20 percent of the way that they study, they would have better results and better scores. And the same principle can apply to anything you do in a given week. How do you go about finding the 20% of activities that are worth your time? Well, you need to really understand the tasks that you need to do in a given week. The tasks that don't require a lot of mental effort like emails, organizing, inputting data are not the best use of your time. We will talk about how to take on those more trivial tasks and how to do them all at once and minimize the amount of time you're actually spending on them. But you need to think really critically about the tasks related to your field that require a lot of mental effort that cannot easily be delegated. Some examples include doing practice questions, reading a book, Scripting and recording content, generating new ideas, writing a research paper, performing surgery or scaling a business. This doesn't mean you need to do these mentally draining tests all the time, but you need to make it a habit to do some of these daily because the strategy will drastically improve your results and you'll spend less time on the less important things. 3. Identity and Purpose: You don't want it interesting. The most successful and self-made entrepreneurs have one thing in common. They know who they are, they understand their goals require sacrifice and habits. There's a part of your brain called the reticular activating system, is the part of the brain that can tune out all the unnecessary stimuli and distractions. So you can stay focused on one thing. You can tap into this part of the brain by defining who you are and defining what habits you need to have. Your identity is who you are, not, your career, or how much money you make, or what kind of person do you want to be? Are you someone who wants to be discipline? Are you someone who wants to teach others? Are you someone who wants to bring value to others once you realize her life doesn't stop when you get your dream job or your dream house or your dream car, you will continue to live out your identity every day. And then the habits and the actions you need to do every day become crystal clear. Your purpose, on the other hand, is directly related to your identity. So if you're someone who likes to help others, then maybe your purpose is to help the less fortunate and your community. The more specific purposes, the easier it is to determine the habits and thought patterns you need to achieve it. If your goal is to become an excellent businessman slash woman, then it doesn't make sense that in your free time, you're scrolling through social media, you're partying every weekend, or you're watching TV. If you are truthful and passionate about your identity and your purpose, you will realize that those kinda habits don't get you closer to your goals. A better set of habits might include reading every day, taking classes, networking with other business people, and sleeping on time. So you're well rested to tackle the day. So my advice to you is to write down your identity and purpose, then figure out what kind of habits you need to achieve that. 4. What Are Habits?: Habits can be broken down into four parts based on the book, Atomic Habits, we will be using this framework for pretty much the entire course. We're going to talk a lot about habits because they are the entire basis of doing the right things. Remember, habits can be physical actions, thoughts, things you say, and how you feel. The first part of a habit loop is called the queue. Queues are all around us. In queues are directly related to a reward. And when you experience a queue that is associated with a reward, you're going to get what they call a craving. Craving is the motivation behind your behaviors. Cravings are not necessarily bad. Most of the time they work against us. Something as simple as seeing a candy bar can prompt a craving for something sweet. And if you act on this craving, you will elicit a response. This is the actual habit or action, depending on how easy the responses determines how often you will repeat it. And after you perform the response, you will get a reward. And a reward satisfies us, or a teaches us something. The more stronger than reward, the more likely you will repeat this entire habit loop. Understanding the essence of a habit will help you to determine the right things to do. And it's going to guide you in the following sections. 5. Habit Stacking: What are some habits you do without really thinking about it? Simple stuff like turning on the light, starting your car or taking off your clothes. These things really don't require a lot of mental effort. This way. You don't really have to contemplate how to do these things. These decisions are kind of pre-made for you and this other brainpower can be used elsewhere. The more you automate behaviors, the more energy you have for the more important things. What if we took these preexisting habits and an added related habits, you wanted to implement. What if we stacked habits together so that we can automate them? So like if you struggled to brush your teeth every night, you can tell yourself every night, I will change it to a close. I will use the bathroom, then I will brush my teeth, and then I will turn off the light and go to sleep. So you take these automatic habits that are not really hard to do and you stack on another habit, or maybe you make it a rule that when you jump into your carving morning, you start your car, you plug in your phone, you recite a prayer or an affirmation. Then you turn on the radio and then you go and commute to work or wherever you're going. Like I use this trick to even vlog certain parts of my day. Like I have a difficult time remembering to show the food that I eat to my followers because it was like so obsessed with like human food at that moment in time. So what I tell myself is that I will cook the food. They don't take a picture of it. Then I'll take my phone, put it in the other room, and then set the foot up on a table and then eat. And this can bring our discussion into the next section, which is about temptation bundling. 6. Eliminate Friction: Now that we understand that science, we had to have it. Let's see how we can make the good habits easier and the bad habits harder. The biggest thing in our control are the cues in our environment, the cravings you can't really control because it's a, usually a normal human response. And the actual response that happens because of a craving can be easy to do, or it could be difficult to do. And a reward from a habit is pretty well ingrained into our minds, so it's pretty hard to get rid of. So what we're going to focus on is making sure we manage our IQs, steer our responses, and the right direction queues can be anything. If you think about it, things around, you can serve as cues, even if it's on a subconscious level, obvious cues might be your phone, fast-food restaurants or a messy room. Once you see these cues, the cravings won't stop until the habit loop is completed. So you need to go out of your way to remove the negative cues in your life. If certain people on social media prompt you to have negative thoughts and they lead to complaining or negative self-talk, then do yourself a favor and delete them off or social media or better yet, get off social media altogether. If when you see a McDonald's on your way home from work and you're prompted and you want to stop by and you have a bad habit of getting McDonald's and only home, take a different route and close your damn Windows. And if you're trying to cut back on foods, don't hang around people who are constantly either foods that you're trying to avoid. And it goes without saying, but don't keep sweets and junk food in the house. If it's around you, if it's in your site, it will tempt you do not rely on willpower. But let's just say you've already experienced the queue and the craving kicks in. The next part is the response. And that part is actually in your control. Like if you've got a strong earth, check your phone, but you actually locked your phone earlier in your car. You would probably be like, I really don't need it right now. But if you had it around you, you would find that phone in your hands. But if you took it a step further and put like a book or a guitar in place of where your phone would usually be. And you prompt yourself to do that instead of doing something like a negative habit, love checking your phone, that would be a better substitute. And this basic principle is decreasing friction to the good habits and increasing friction to the bad habits. This way, you don't have to rely on willpower alone. You will feel more fulfilled and you will have more energy because you're not making these decisions. You've pretty much automated responses. So you will have more energy in the day, your brain will begin to change and these things will become second nature. So think really deeply about those bad habits that you have. Are you not able to wake up early because you hit the snooze button on your phone every time when you wake up that How about you biophysical alarm clock, put it across the room so you have to get up and clicks news. And since you're already up, you might as well start your day. And on top of that, right, when you wake up, you might as well make your bed. So you're not tempted to go back to sleep. And these small victories early on in a day will build momentum. And we'll talk about the importance of starting your day with a small at yet positive habit, tons of wisdom coming your way. So please keep on watching. 7. Implentation Intention: To help you get going, implementation intention is a great way to start your habits and maintain them. And it actually increases your chances of keeping these habits. Everyone can agree that they need to sleep more, eat better, or check their phone lists. But if you never actually externalize your habit, you're less likely to do it. So try to say the habit that you want to start doing the someone say it out loud or write it down, put it in your calendar, but make no mistake. I'm not telling you to go around and tell people I'm going to be the richest man alive or I'm going to have the best body this summer. What you should be doing is telling the important people in your life a simple habit that you want to maintain. I know it's a little less romantic that if you went up to your friend and said, Hey, I'm going to start reading 15 minutes every day. It's not as cool, but you will hold yourself to it. And who knows? You might inspire that person to also take upon a good habit. 8. Temptation Bundling: This is an amazing productivity hack that I'm very excited to share. Think about those habits that you really don't like doing, especially when you're trying to incorporate these habits into your daily routine. Every it's working out, maybe as driving or commuting, maybe it's cooking that make a list of things that actually make you happy. Maybe it's listening to a book or podcasts. Maybe it's watching TV, maybe it's talking to someone on the phone or maybe it's music. Incorporate the things that make you happy with your daily habits. Like every time you work out, listen to your favorite playlist, your favorite book. Now, you're going to be a lot more motivated to go work out every day. If you don't like cooking the antenna, if you're a TV show or some music while you cook, a point is to take something that you really like to do and undo it with something that you really don't like to do, but it needs to get done. Like I've even seen people study while watching a football game. 9. Pomodoro or No : Do you struggle to focus for long periods of time? Wishing there was a way to make a long day of studying more manageable than maybe you should try the Pomodoro technique, okay? This can be a very helpful technique for some, but for others like myself is not a technique that's my favorite. Pomodoro offers multiple variations, like 25 minutes of deep work and then a five-minute break, or maybe 45 minutes on, 15 minutes off, you can complete a few sets of the pomodoro and then you'd take 30 to 45 minutes as a break in-between your Pomodoro blocks in this keeps your brain focused for shorter periods of time, but people don't really realize it does matter what you do during your breaks. Like there's a stain called attention residue. In this pretty much means that whatever you were doing beforehand, right? Maybe you're scrolling through social media or your checking email, that things and tasks you were doing beforehand can potentially leak out into the next thing that you're working on depending on the kind of activity that you decide to do. So your concentration can get really affected if you are not using your brakes wisely. I think the best thing to do during your breaks, during your studying and your deep work is to walk around, use the bathroom, grab a snack, close your eyes and reflect. But with the Pomodoro, your brain really does respond to getting those little rewards every certain amount of time. For me, I started using Pomodoro little less because I found myself and train myself to be able to study for two to three hours at a time and then taking an hour and something as a break. So this might work a little better for us. Well, either way you do it, break it down into manageable chunks, and make sure you give yourself a break in-between your deep focused work and definitely trying to reward yourself in the breaks between, we're going to keep on talking about these sort of productivity hacks. And we'll continue giving you tips on how to keep on forming those good habits and avoiding the bad ones. 10. Focus on The First 5 Minutes: So here's a simple mental trick that you can use whenever you feel yourself procrastinating, let's say your schedule calls for four hours of studying and you're so daunted by this, you're scared to start. You are paralyzed by analysis and you decided just put it off and do something else. And this is very normal thing like that. But instead thinking about the full four hours, what I want you to do is to just focus on the first five minutes of it. Just start and see where it takes you knowing that you can stop at five minutes or take a break and just not do it. But most of the time after doing it for only five minutes, realized that okay, I've already gotten a zone and I've already made it this far. I don't want to stop now and then you keep on going. And next thing you know, the motivation starts kicking in, and the same thing works if the next thing on your schedule is more task-oriented, let's say you have to do 50 sales calls and you think to yourself, there's no way I'm going to handle that many sales calls in one day. So you kind of break it down and say, Okay, you know what? Instead of thinking about 50, I'm just going to focus on making three goods sales calls and then see how I feel. And like I said, you will probably end up going into your flow state. And once you make more calls, since you've already kind of got into the rhythm. The trick here is to training your brain to think about habitus, small and manageable pieces as eliminates stress, it makes it easier to get started. And let me tell you the hardest part for anything as getting started. And let me show you another way to get started. 11. Habit Contracts and Accountability Partner: Having contracts serve as a way to punish us if we lapse on our habits and to keep ourselves accountable. I realized that our brain likes to take the easy way, more ways than not. So instead of relying on intrinsic motivation for big changes in our life, it makes a lot more sense to seek help and be held accountable. A habit contract outlines our punishment for not keeping our daily habits. For example, you have a contract much date that I will wake up at six AM every day and read for 30 minutes. And if you ever miss a day than you are acquired by that contract to pay your friend 50 bucks or dress a bit goofy alphabet for a week. The key is to match the intensity of the punishment to the intensity of the habit. Many templates for heavy contracts. But after this section or after this course, you can go to my website because I have a free template for having contracts that you can download and use today, the person that you report to or will destroy your punishment is known as your accountability buddy. Now, there is a social steak and keeping your habits. You don't want that person to think that you're lazy. So you do your best to keep these habits and this accountability. We're really motivate you when you don't feel like doing the habit. So think about someone that you can reach out to and ask them if they can be your accountability buddy and who knows? Maybe they can also start a new habit. It can be a fun and great bonding experience. 12. Multitasking is fake: If you ever heard someone say I'm good at multitasking there lying, what they actually mean is that they can't bring themselves have focus for long periods of time on one thing and constantly need to switch between different tasks. And as a result, the quality of work is subpart and it always confuses me that jobs look for people who can do multiple things at once and they're good at multitasking. But from the conclusions of the book, Deep Work by Cal Newport, he talks about how our society values deep and focus work in their careers. And nowadays people also just get obsessed with how many things that we have to do. And we never let ourselves achieve a flow state on a single project and really produced the best results possible. Or maybe you get into a rhythm, but you cut yourself short because you got distracted. But if you focus for a set amount of time on one single thing and did it really well, you would accomplish that task and a fraction of the time. And then you would easily be able to move onto the next thing to get that done. So don't worry about how many things you need to do. Focus on one thing at a time, optimize your workflow, and just get the things done. 13. Get Rid of Notifications : It's incredibly easy to get distracted by text message or e-mail. And we might not realize how often our workflow can get interrupted by even something as simple as a notification from Netflix, giving you recommendations on what to watch next. And even after getting distracted, we blame ourselves for losing focus in the first place. And this is why disabling notifications can change your life. Like put your phone on, do not disturb. This way people will have to call you twice to even contact you and you will not be bothered. And I think Do Not Disturb works with people who can't really be completely cut off from society. Maybe you because they care for someone or they just need to be in touch with someone. Do not disturb still allows you to get phone calls of that person knows to call you twice. Now let's think about every single thing that can pull your attention. And you might be surprised with how many things actually distract us, instead of relying on willpower to overcome his distractions, you should try to stop them at its source, like your laptop or you logged into your email and social media logout increase the friction to accessing them. Do YOU text people through your laptop? Come on now, do the news feeds from like Facebook, instagram, or Spotify distract you? Consider Downing and extension or an app that deletes and gets rid of your newsfeed. Do you study in your room where you're constantly looking at your bed and then that might prompt you to jump in your bed or feel kinda tired. Are you studying in the kitchen and have a constant need to snag or just check the fridge because you're in that environment, are you able to maintain focus at, at busy coffee shop? You study in open spaces like in a library or at school where people can easily come in, distract you. Our focus is really dependent on our environment if you haven't noticed. So you need to make sure it's optimized to achieve deep focus. That's why you should try to keep your space clean and organized and really minimize your desk setup to really decrease clutter. I mean, the most productive people have very little on her desk. Because when we perceive less, we stressless. Ask yourselves like you have a smartwatch that you constantly check. Do you keep your phone in your pocket to try to minimize the technology that you use and keep on you. Also, if you have a calendar or a to-do list that you'd like to reference, make it a point to check it only a few times a day. It can be very easy to constantly check these lists and get overwhelmed by what you need to do and how much you need to do. And this can cause the brain to stray away from the task at hand, reduced to stimuli around you so that you can focus on one thing at a time. 14. Deep work Vs. Shallow Work: Ever since I read Cal Newport book, Deep Work, I've changed the way that I view time. And by the way, at the end of this course, it should be a list of productivity related books that you can check out. The book argues that the quality of our work is more important than the quantity of it. Deep work is a highly focused state in which you produce major results. If you recall earlier, is the 20 percent of our work that achieves 80% of our results. And strangely enough, is the most meaningful and engaging way to do work. Deep work actually leads to a fulfilling life, which is something that most people wouldn't guess. Deep work is the stuff that requires immense mental effort, like writing a book, Scripting a course, developing a business proposal, taking an exam, you feel almost mentally drained because you've exerted a lot of mental effort and of course, you're not expected to be able to do this all day, but we should all seek to get into a deep work state when needed and training yourself to achieve this level of focus will help you in your career or studies, but it's shallow work is the more menial in boring tasks in life, is that things that anyone can do? Is that things that you can easily procrastinate and there's a time to do shallow tasks. I like to do all much ELA task later in the day as things like answering emails, paying bills, chores, discussing plans would a colleague, we sometimes values shallow work more than we do deep work, because shallow work is much easier and there's always shallow work to do. And you can take as long as you want on shallow work. But to be successful, you have to prioritize deep work. This takes practice, but as possible for anyone to learn the power of deep work. And just like with the premise of this course, is deep work is one of the right things to do. 15. Blocking: Blocking? No, I'm not talking about blocking your friends on Instagram. But honestly, if you don't like what they post, they should be blocked anyway. I'm talking about blocking time effectively for the things that you need to do. This is a simple thing. Even start doing that, get more done. And I'll explain how if you need to study, don't just say I need to study from one to five PM. A better way would be to say, I'm going to stay Chapters 2 and 3 from one to 230 PM, then a 30 minute break from 230, 203, then review chemistry quizzes one through five from 03:00 PM to 05:00 PM, you block off time for each individual task. The more specific you make it, the better and blocking off time for breaks during the day makes your day much more fulfilling. You know, why this works is because science kinda says that your brain doesn't do well with ambiguity. If you don't know what you're gonna do tomorrow or later in the day, you tend to get anxious about it. And if you tell yourself you to complete a task in a given day, but you'd never allow an amount of time to do it. You might end up taking the whole day to do it. This is known as Parkinson's law, states that activities will expand to the time that you dedicate to it. So give yourself a reasonable amount of time for every task so you can expedite your workflow. 16. Calendar and Scheduling: We've all been there. You tell someone I'll meet with you at this day at this time or yeah, yeah. I'll get it submitted by this date. But you never write it down or anything. You kinda just rely on your memory every time you take on a new obligation or deadline, it takes up space in your brain. Why do that to yourself? When you have technology in our busy world, You need a system to record your deadlines, your events and things to do. It's not worth your time memorizing these things. So please don't just write it down on a piece of paper and forget about it, or even worse, write it down on your hand. Pick a good calendar system. If you like a physical copy, then go out there and purchase a physical planner or a calendar. But I advise you to get something and can take wherever you go. Because if someone asks you if you're free during a certain time and day and you can't check. That gets quite annoying. This is why I recommended digital calendar, google, Apple, or any other digital website or app out there because you can change the dates and times of events and obligations. Wherever you are, you can calculate how much free time you have in a given day. And then you create an evergreen database of every single event and thing you've done in the past, especially on a digital platform, you can make your calendar color-coded. You can add in funny titles. And the great thing about digital calendars, and you can include links, other people and attachments. 17. Consuming Content Quicker: Now we're going to get into some more simple hacks that you can do to really increase your productivity. In this one, I really developed myself just by being in medical school. And the first one I want to talk to you about is to just do things quicker. Sounds simple, right? What I mean by this is that you can watch lectures, videos, audio books, podcasts, or even TV at higher speeds, most websites have this future. Whenever you need to consume content for school or work, try to find simpler versions or sped up versions. Now think about all the things you've gotta do in a given day. Can you do any of these things quicker without sacrificing the quality? For example, many meetings can be conducted quicker. You don't need one hour meetings if there's not a lot to cover, consider getting rid of meetings altogether and just use group chats or text messages to communicate and exchange ideas. 18. Environment And Space: Like I alluded to earlier, our productivity is determined and influenced by our environment. Staying organized and clean helps you to stay focused and on track. Even smells and temperature can affect your mood. So adjust the thermostat and maybe a candle, by the way, Bath and Body Works has some amazing stressful with candles that I swear by. If you don't like silence, then check out binaural or focused type beats. They're all over YouTube practice studying alone or with someone else who's also committed to staying focused, changed your space as much as you need to. In this new remote kind of world, you can really study and do work from wherever you want. 19. 2-Minute Rule: Typically when you're trying to prioritize what needs to get done next in your to-do list. Try to pick out those activities first that can be done in two minutes or less. If you've got to add something to your calendar, text someone back, send an e-mail, make your bed, or put something away, just get it done if it takes less than two minutes, this reduces the number of things that your to-do list. And then you build a small victory and you get a quick hit of dopamine to keep you going. To clarify, I only mean to use this when you're transitioning between tasks or you find yourself with some extra downtime and you're trying to figure out what to do. 20. Start The Day With a Positive Habit: So this is possibly the best tricks I can give you. You won't believe the difference it makes when you wake up and do something for yourself, it starts the day off, right? Do you ever wake up and the first thing you do is check your email or your phone or your schedule. Instant anxiety. But what if you woke up, washed up, sat down and read for 20 minutes, or maybe you jumped in and got a cold shower. Maybe you've meditated or maybe you went for a quick jog, or maybe it's something as simple as making your bed. Any small action early on in the morning can create a small yet meaningful victory in your mind. This is the true secret to living a productive life. It comes down to the simple actions that you do every day, and I guarantee you it will make a world of a difference when you start off your day. What a positive habit. I think this is a core essence of doing the right things. 21. Enjoy Your Habits: This is an interesting way to do your habits. Typically if you don't have a 100 doing your habits, you might struggle to even follow them. I know this is something that most productivity gurus won't talk about, but this is key in determining your daily habits and your success. I think we have natural dispositions to follow certain tasks and take on certain career paths. This doesn't mean we're defined by it, but we had an advantage when we do these things because these are the things that you are good at. Now if you are a young part of doing the right things is doing a bunch of different things and seeing what you're good at. You will know you're doing the right thing when it comes easy to you. It doesn't really feel like work. You can structure your habit and tasks around what comes easy to you and what you like. And it makes it a lot more fun and enjoyable. Here are some examples. If you don't have much fun going to the gym and lifting weights. But maybe you like rock climbing or CrossFit, then do the physical activity that just brings you more joy as long as you're getting exercise. If you don't enjoy working in the morning and you actually are focused more at night, then structure your schedule like that. If you like, listen to audio books more than actually reading a book, then do that. Don't let anyone's judgments define your actions. You will need to copy anyone else's habits to be successful. The point is, the more you have one in anything you do, the easier it'll be to follow in the quicker the results will come. 22. Reflect and Review: You've made it this far. Wow, you must have really enjoyed it. I want to wrap up this course by giving an encouraging piece of advice. You won't do everything right the first time, and that's okay. You won't need to emulate what the most successful people do down to the detail. Every so often, monitor your progress. Ask yourself, are you doing better than you were a few months ago? Are you 1% better? At least getting 1% better every MAN, these changes are very gradual and slow, but it's worth taking some time to make sure you're headed in the right direction, your life, my change, and so will your habits. If you're not seeing growth in your business or your grades or your relationship, consider a different approach. Don't get stuck in your old ways. And I think this is our older generations biggest fault right now. Don't be so closed-minded and be open to new ways of thinking. And I guarantee you, you will end up doing the right things. And as I mentioned, you check out the description for the books that I kinda talked about during the duration of this course. And this is my second course on Skillshare. So I hope you love that. If he did follow me on Skillshare for more courses and leave a nice and honest review about this course down below. Thank you so much and good luck everyone.