Demir Bentley is a productivity expert and co-founder of Lifehack Method. He teaches efficiency techniques and accountability strategies that have helped clients generate millions while saving thousands of hours.
Lifehack Method – Register for a FREE training on How To Plan A Successful Week In Less Than 30 Minutes! You will also receive Demir’s Winning The Week workbook , and the first 500 people will get Demir’s F.A.S.T. Time Mastery Course.
3 Value Bombs
1) You need to build a healthy and happy lifestyle first – then build a business or career around that.
2) Start to focus your limited energy on something that makes your life easier.
3) You need to plan your week to win your week.
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[1:44] – Demir shares something he believes about becoming successful that most people disagree with.
- He believes that you need to build a healthy and happy lifestyle core first – then build a business or career around that.
[3:12] – Demir shares his journey: a lucrative Wall Street career to starting a productivity business and moving to Colombia.
- A decade ago, he was working 80 hours a week
- It forced him to step back and renew his approach towards work.
- Demir created a system that helped cut his working hours in half.
- The Winning The Week Method
[4:29] – Demir shares how he famously squeezes 80 hours of work into a two-hour work week.
- Be clear on your priority.
- Being efficient does not always mean being effective.
- Plan your week.
- Planning your week gives you ownership of the hours you have every week.
- Create systems.
- It will help you magnify your output.
- Let go of conventional wisdom.
- Search outside of the box to find the lifestyle that you want.
[9:45] – How can you average just 28 hours per week while running a seven-figure business?
- 4 Freedoms:
- Financial Freedom – you can retire at any time.
- Time Freedom – working less than 28 hours a week.
- Career Freedom – take more significant risks.
- Spiritual Freedom – you have more time to focus on what is essential in life.
- The Wining The Week Method:
- Plan your week
- Reflect on your past week, learn a lesson
- Find your biggest priority
- Interrogate your calendar
- Triage your task lists.
- Calendarize your week.
[15:21] – What are the top things everyone gets wrong when it comes to being more productive?
- Not focusing on your leverage points.
- Not matching your best point to your best work.
[17:54] – Why are many people great at planning their day but terrible at actually executing?
- Most people are not adding flex time into their schedules.
- Unplanned Unwanted Work
[19:08] – Demir talks more about Winning The Week.
- You have to plan your week in advance to win your week.
[20:54] – Demir’s parting piece of guidance.
- You need to plan your week to win your week.
- Lifehack Method – Register for a FREE training on How To Plan A Successful Week In Less Than 30 Minutes! You will also receive Demir’s Winning The Week workbook , and the first 500 people will be getting Demir’s F.A.S.T. Time Mastery Course.
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