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Productivity Hacks for Winning the Week with Demir Bentley

Demir Bentley is a productivity expert as well as co-founder of the Lifehack Method. Through his seven-figure productivity company, he serves as head coach, teaching clients hard-hitting efficiency techniques and proven accountability strategies that have helped clients generate millions in revenue while saving thousands of hours. In the past seven years, he’s helped more than 50,000 professionals, including executives from Facebook, Google, Uber and PepsiCo, who want to prevent burnout and create more freedom in their lives.

Demir's expertise has been highlighted in Forbes, Bloomberg, Entrepreneur and more. His areas of expertise include time management, downsizing and optimizing meetings and self-mastery. Prior to co-founding Lifehack Method, he worked on Wall Street where he figured out how to whittle his 80-hour work week down to two hours a week. He now lives a nomadic lifestyle with his partner and co-founder, Carey, and their two-year-old daughter. They are currently living in Medellin, Colombia.

“Have a plan and walk the plan.”

Episode Summary –

If you’re working 60-80 hours a week, it most likely won’t lead to success. In fact, working long hours is a major cause of physical and mental burnout.

The key to success is switching from working long hours to working fewer, more productive hours.

By increasing your productivity level, you can actually generate more business and free up time to actually enjoy your life.

In this episode, Demir Bentley shares some valuable productivity hacks that will help you focus on improving your productivity and reducing your actual work hours, which will in turn increase your effectiveness. He’ll share how to win your week by working only 20-25 hours.


Snapshot of the Key Points from the Episode:
[02:12] Demir shares his backstory and how he became a productivity coach.
[06:40] Demir shares three tips for winning the week.
[12:50] Demir talks about how to remove your resistance to planning.
[16:15] Demir talks about his greatest strength.
[17:44] Demir talks about his 4-Stage Productivity System.
[21:44] Demir’s most significant accomplishment.
[23:10] Demir talks about the “happy and poor” “rich and miserable” mindset and how to change it.
[28:15] Demir talks about his “Spiritual Sales” concept.
[30:27] An obstacle Demir is facing currently in business and how he is working through it.
[33:53] What does working from your happy place mean to Demir?
[35:37] Demir’s piece of advice for becoming a successful entrepreneur.


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About the Host –

Belinda Ellsworth is a Speaker, Trainer, Best-Selling Author, and Podcaster

She has been a professional speaker, mover, and shaker for more than 25 years. Having built three successful companies, she has helped thousands of entrepreneurs make better decisions, create successful systems, and build business strategies using her “Four Pillars of Success” system.

Belinda has always had a passion and zest for life with the skill for turning dreams into reality. 

Over the last 20 years, she has been expertly building her speaking and consulting business, Step Into Success.


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