How to set up a productive working environment

Our environment is the biggest influencer in our actions. If we’re in a place that promotes productivity, we’re going to be focused on our work. If we’re in a place that is full of distractions, we’ll end up drawn to those distractions instead.

This course will help students learn about the environmental factors that influence their working day, and how they can implement simple changes to become more productive.

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   Teacher: Melissa Chu


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Course plan

Lesson 1. How Much Are You Getting Done?
Lesson 2. Eliminate All Distractions
Lesson 3. Declutter Your Working Area
Lesson 4. Organize Your Computer Files
Lesson 5. The Impact of Ergonomics on Your Work and Health
Lesson 6. How Music and Sounds Affect Your Productivity
Lesson 7. The Psychology of Color
Lesson 8. Light Impacts Your Productivity
Lesson 9. Let Nature Into Your Workspace
Lesson 10. Summary
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  • Format
    One lesson delivered via email daily
  • Duration
    10 days
  • Time
    5 minutes reading a day

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