Demir Bentley

30
Oct

How Doing A Simple Time Audit Can Save You 10+ Hours A Week

A couple years ago, I had a new client come to me named Margie.  Like most of our clients, she was a proud person - and she deserved to be!  She was a super successful lawyer who was a partner at a law firm.   But something was wrong:  as much as she tried to stay on top of her
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24
Oct

19 Effective Time Management Books You Should Read (2017)

We live in an era of unprecedented distraction. It takes superhuman concentration to get things done in this day and age. And many of us are turning to outside help to get our priorities back on track. But a quick Google search for “time management books” yields over 700 results! Ironically, it would be quite the time suck to try
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3
Oct

Your New Framework For Time Mastery

It was the start of an awesome week.   I had my entire week planned out.  My calendar was filled with plenty of time to work on my brand new course, and I was running my Getting Things Done process to a tee. I felt so ready - like I was going to knock this week out of the park!
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19
Sep

11 Hacks For Defeating 3 Top Productivity Headaches

Ever said to yourself, “I just don’t have enough hours in the day!”?   Unfortunately, we’ll never have more hours in the day no matter how much we wish for them! In this video, we’re going to share with you a step-by-step process to make it FEEL like you have more hours in the day. You’ll gain more control over
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14
Sep

Turn What You Know Into Something You Do With 4 Layered Accountability

Hey guys, we’re talking today about how to actually turn KNOWLEDGE into ACTION. And what’s funny is we were definitely NOT the type of people who could do this a few years ago.  Several years ago, it seemed like we were just bouncing around from course to course, book to book.   We KNEW exactly what we needed to do
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6
Sep

How To Live Unconventionally With Jules Schroeder

She's BACK by popular demand! Jules was one our Summit speakers earlier this year, and her message resonated with our audience so profoundly that her interview was one of the top 5 most watched videos of the entire event. Jules writes for Forbes.com and hosts an extremely popular podcast for Forbes 30 Under 30.  She's the founder of The Unconventional
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4
Sep

How To Finish What You Start

What was the last thing that you did that you were really excited about, but couldn’t quite pull it off? A new diet? A new business idea? Ever wanted to start a new exercise routine? You start really excited: “I’m going to go to the gym everyday!” Then you use this excitement to get committed: “I’m gonna pay hundreds of
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27
Aug

Our Hack For Work-Life Balance

When I tell people I’m a productivity coach, I always get this question:  “How do I RESTORE work-life balance?” The conventional wisdom here is that you need to create a big PIE CHART:  My work gets 60% of my attention, my kids gets 10% of my attention, my wife gets 8% of my attention, my friends get 7%.   YIKES.
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21
Aug

“I don’t have time!” Mythbusters

When I worked on Wall Street, the phrase “THERE’S NOT ENOUGH TIME!” might as well have been tattooed on my forehead.   Time was my enemy! If only I could somehow work 1,000 hours a week… then I’d REALLY get the results I wanted!  I didn’t say it out loud, but that was my secret fantasy. So I bragged to
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15
Aug

How To Prevent Other People From Distracting You

Yesterday, I was in the middle of a focused work session at a coworking space when someone tapped me on the shoulder. "Hey Demir! What's up man...hey I have a quick question for you!..."I looked up and calmly said, "Hey man, no actually, I'm in the middle of something but can you come back over in 20 minutes?" The truth is, I
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