The Power of Task Management
Taught by Amanda Crowell
Amanda Crowell is an improvement coach, working alongside more than 50 people as they seek to improve some part of their work or life. At the Brainery, Amanda brings lessons and tools from improvement science, psychology, user centered design, and action research to power your personal improvement. As the Senior Researcher at Eskolta School Research and Design, Amanda leads the New York City node of the national Student Agency Improvement Community as well as providing professional learning opportunities across the city. Amanda has a PhD from Columbia in cognitive psychology and has an active second life studying how adolescents make sense of important social issues.
We are all so busy that having a task management system can sometimes feel overwhelming and cumbersome. In this class we'll learn how a good task management system can actually
- Reduce your overwhelm
- Decrease your overall stress
- Keep your time aligned to your values
- Help you say no.
Not to mention the benefits we all know. Task management helps you:
- Meet your deadlines
- Accomplish your goals
- Be more productive.
We'll cover the psychological benefits of task management, the basics of a simplified version of the Getting Things Done (GTD) task management system and I'll show you a few tools to get your started! You will leave with concrete steps to take back control of your time!