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Everything about the way we work is changing. And if you want to stay relevant, you need to stay productive. But what does productivity mean in today’s work environment? How can you communicate your value to leaders on your team? In this course, instructor Paula Rizzo helps you uncover new professional opportunities to enhance your productivity and thrive in the future of work.

Learn what it takes to align with your manager’s expectations so you can succeed on any project or team, exploring some of the most essential productivity skills for the future of work, including defining and measuring what productivity means to you, getting on the same page as your manager in terms of productivity, demonstrating your productivity—especially in a remote context—and harnessing new AI technologies to enhance your productivity. By the end of this course, you’ll be equipped with new, easy-to-use skills and tools to leverage emerging opportunities and get more done at work.

New ways of working means that teams are distributed with some team members fully remote and some hybrid. In this course, author, Emmy-winning producer, and productivity coach Paula Rizzo highlights practical steps you can take to ensure your team stays productive regardless of where they are physically. Learn how to redefine your team’s productivity standards, unlock productivity through well-being, set goals, and track success. Plus, find out how to identify and recruit team members who can help you manage transitions and support other team members.

Leaders can no longer afford to not be media savvy. On top of leading your organization, you also need to represent it: on television, social media, and more. Join instructor and Emmy award-winning media expert Paula Rizzo to learn some of the most essential media skills wielded by successful executive leaders who know how to steer an organization, even during times of change, prolonged disruption, or crisis.

Get a comprehensive overview of the media landscape, where the medium is the message and your voice and appearance is what counts. Explore best practices for creating compelling content, nailing interviews, speaking in soundbites, and thinking on your feet. Along the way, Paula shares tried-and-tested pointers on what to wear, how to prepare for at-home or in-studio interviews, and how to keep the conversation going long after it’s done.

Productivity coach, author, and Emmy-winning producer Paula Rizzo shares powerful tips to help you set boundaries to protect and take control of your time. Some things sneak onto your to-do lists that make you unproductive, unhappy, and stressed. Paula helps you visualize how much different your life, including your productivity and happiness levels, could look if crucial time is protected. Paula highlights the need to identify where you’d most like to be spending your time and to learn how to track your time consistently. She teaches how to set clear rules for whenever you are making decisions about your time and schedule. Paula covers the power of no and how to say it with ease and grace. Once you say yes, it’s important to stay accountable and set yourself up for success. In closing, Paula steps you through applying a strategy to set clear boundaries and stick to rules to get back your time and create a happier, more productive work and personal life.

Enhance Productivity in a Hybrid Work Environment
What is hybrid working?

Moving your workday from an office building to the quietest corner of your own home was likely jarring at first—but now, you’ve found your groove. Maybe you’ve even grown to like remote work. But with many organizations prepping for a hybrid work environment in which employees split their time between remote and in-person working, you’ll likely need to adjust your mindset yet again. In this course, productivity author and Emmy-winning producer Paula Rizzo shows you how. Learn how to revamp your productivity style to help you stay on task when switching between locations. Discover how to rethink your physical spaces so that they are mirrored at home and at work, as well as how to prepare both your regular and home office for productivity whenever you’re working there. Plus, learn how to stay one step ahead of productivity challenges, including how to deal with new disruptions at home and in the office.

Organizing Your Remote Office for Maximum Productivity

Working remotely gives you amazing freedom, but how you set up your office makes all the difference. To maximize your productivity, you need to be able to easily transition from home life to work life and back again. From setting up your physical space to managing your digital life, author and productivity expert Paula Rizzo can help you get more done when working remotely. Learn to harness your personal productivity style to create an intentional workspace; adapt any room, regardless of size; choose the right equipment and technology; present better during video meetings; organize your documents and files; and set boundaries with those you share space with. Plus, learn to plan ahead to take your workspace on the road—wherever business takes you.

The Power of Lists to Get Stuff Done

Best-selling author Paula Rizzo is so passionate about list making that she wrote two books on the topic: Listful Thinking and Listful Living. In this course, join Paula as she breaks down what makes lists so powerful, as well as how to use them to accomplish your goals. Explore the different types of lists you can make—from business to-do lists to gratitude lists—so you can pinpoint which ones suit you and your goals best. Get best practices for maximizing your lists, including how to create lists consistently and determine whether to opt for a digital or paper format. Learn how to identify your preferred productivity style, so you can lean into it to get more things d

Enhance Your Productivity with Effective Note-Taking

Productivity coach, author, and Emmy-winning producer Paula Rizzo shares her road-tested processes, systems, tips, and hacks for taking effective notes. Explore how to capture important information, process it effectively, and take action. Discover different ways of taking notes. Differentiate between situations where note-taking is critical and situations where it is not. Learn a simple technique to determine what information is useful, and get best practices for taking notes by hand. Learn strategies for using analog and digital notetaking together to your advantage. Explore some nontraditional note-taking methods, as well as proven techniques for generating great notes. Once you have great notes, then what do you do? There are shortcuts to make sense of your notes faster, so you can spring into action. Discover how take clear and concise notes for others. Learn how to plan ahead and come out of every meeting feeling empowered and ready to get things done.