The Complete Personal Productivity Course - Business & Life

The Complete Personal Productivity Course - Business & Life

taught by TJ Walker
TJ Walker
TJ Walker
President, Media Training Worldwide

TJ Walker is the founder of Media Training Worldwide and has been conducting public speaking training workshops and seminars since 1984. Walker has trained Presidents of countries, Prime Ministers, Nobel Peace Prize winners, Super Bowl winners, U.S. Senators, Miss Universes and Members of Parliament.

His book, "Secret to Foolproof Presentations" was a USA Today #1 Bestseller, as well as a Wall Street Journal, and Business Week Bestseller.  A frequent network news communications analyst, Walker has made more than 2000 network TV and radio appearances on CBS, ABC, Fox News Channel, MSNBC, CNN, Bloomberg TV, Al Jazeera, NBC, CCTV, Fox Business, HLN, TrueTV, Comedy Central, Sirius and NPR.

In 2009, Walker entered the Guinness Book Of World Records for most talk show appearances ever in a 24 hour period. Yearly, Walker has more than a quarter of a million views of his public speaking tips videos on social media platforms.

Walker is also the author of "Media Training A-Z" and "Media Training Success." Walker is also the producer/host The Facebook Page "TJ Walker - Speak to Influence" a source of daily public speaking training videos, tips and inspiration. He is also a past president of the National Speakers Association, New York City.

Walker is the most prolific producer of presentation skills online training courses in the world, with more than 100 separate courses. He has more than 50,000 students enrolled from 172 countries.

Walker was a merit scholar at Duke University where he graduated magna cum laude. He has lectured or conducted trainings at Yale University, Columbia University and Princeton University.


“TJ Walker’s single-minded devotion to presentation has made him the #1 expert for executives seeking guidance on speaking to the public and media.” Bob Bowdon, Anchor/Reporter, Bloomberg Television

“TJ Walker is the leading media trainer in the world.” Stu Miller, Viacom News Producer

“The world’s leading presentation and media training firm.” Gregg Jarrett, Fox News Channel Anchor

“To break through the cluttered media environment, it's important to get your message out in a clear and concise way. TJ knows how to do it and gives you the tips to succeed."

Course Curriculum

Create The Highly Productive Daily Habits Used By Highly Productive People
38 Produce This One Thing Every Day
39 Here is How To Schedule Your Daily Productivity Output
40 The Most Important Part of Your Day - The Digital Detox
41 Highly Productive People Think of Themselves as Highly Productive People
42 Limiting This Dangerous Productivity Destroyer - The TV
43 The 30 Minute a Day Solution
44 Productive People are Never 'Busy'
45 Building Your NOT 'To Do' List
46 Time Is Always More Valuable Than Stuff or Saving Money
47 Don't Cut Lines, But NEVER Wait in Lines
48 Simplicity, Simplicity, Simplicity
49 Make Sure This Is Absolutely the Simplest Way of Doing Something
50 Don't Add Complicated, Time-Consuming Steps Just Because Everybody Else Does
51 Improving Your Daily Standard Operating Procedures
52 Figuring Out What Is the Most Productive Time of Day for You
53 Asking 'Why' A Lot Will Lead You to Greater Productivity
54 Build On Strengths, Don't Focus on Most Weaknesses
327 Is It OK To Wear Glasses During a Presentation
55 The Most Productive Social Media Platform for You Is...
56 Not All Productivity Is the Same
57 YOU Can't Be Your Only Source of Inspiration
58 Decrease Your Work Hours to Increase Your Productivity
59 Stand Up! Take a Break!
60 The Most Productive Way You Can Get What You Want Is to Ask
61 The Highly Productive Don't Rely on Memory
62 Make It Easier for Other People to Be More Productive
63 Say 'NO' Daily
64 Avoid Lines Like the Plague
65 It Never Hurts To Be Reminded, Automatically
66 Scheduled Learning Is a Daily Habit of the Highly Productive
67 Why Honesty Really Is the Best Policy
68 More Reasons to Say No
69 Higher Productivity the Mundane Way
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Cell Phones and Other Technologies That Can Help and Hurt Your Productivity
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Improving Telephone Communication Skills
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Productivity Tips That Might Not Be Practical for You (Please don't be offended)
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Most Common Questions People Ask About Making More Productive Presentations
312 What Do I Do With My Hands While Giving a Presentation
313 What do You Do If You Are Nervous Before Giving a Presentation
314 What is the #1 Blunder Most People Make In their Presentation Skills
315 What Is the #1 Thing You Can Do to Improve Your Presentation
316 How Can You Remember What To Say During a Presentation
317 Who Is the Best Speaker In The World
318 What If You Are Asked a Question and You Don't Know the Answer
319 What Should Happen After the Presentation
320 Is It a Good Idea to Memorize a Presentation
321 What Is the Best Way to Write a Presentation
322 What Do You Do If You are Losing the Audience
323 What Do You Do If You Hate Your Voice
324 Is It OK to Use Alcohol, Beta Blockers or Marijuana to Calm Yourself
325 What Do You Do If You Mess Up In The Middle of a Presentation
326 Should You Tell 'Em What You're Gonna Tell 'Em
327 Is It OK To Wear Glasses During a Presentation
328 Should You Warn Your Audience That You are Going to Be Boring
329 Shout I Use PowerPoint
330 How Long Should I Rehearse My Presentation
331 Should I Read My Presentation
332 How Long Should a Presentation Be
333 How Many Bullet Points Should Be On a PowerPoint Slide
334 Is It OK To Use Builds In a PowerPoint
335 Should You Look At One Friendly Face While Giving a Presentation
336 What is Everything You Need to Know about PowerPoint In One Minute
337 What is a 'Magic Phrase' for Presenters
338 What Do I Do If My Presenting Times Is Cut Back At The Last Minute
339 What Is the Best Way To Start a Presentation
340 How Do You Present With True Confidence
341 How Do You Present In Front Of a Large Audience
342 How Can You Sound Conversational While Giving a Presentation
343 How Can You Smile During a Presentation
344 How do You Recover from a Memory Lapse When Giving a Presentation
345 How Do You Manage Time When Giving a Presentation
346 How Can You Make Prepared Remarks as Interesting as the Q and A Session
347 Is It a Good Idea to Use Animation and Special Effects
348 Aren't Presentation Skills Something You Are Either Born With Or Not
349 Am I Better Off Just Winging It
350 How do You deal With Audience Members Who are Texting During Your Presentation
351 What Do You Do If You Have a Technical Malfunction During Your Presentation
352 What Is The Best Way to Close a Presentation
353 How do You Avoid Making a Bad Impression During a Presentation
354 How Should You Be Introduced Before Making a Presentation
355 How Many Slides Should You Have In a PowerPoint Presentation
356 How Do You Get Your Audience to Focus on You
357 How Do I Pick a Topic for a Presentation
358 How Do I Know What Messages Will Be Interesting To My Audience
359 Can I Make Up Stories for My Presentations
361 How Do You Consistently Improve as a Presenter
362 How Can You Test Your Presentation
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Highly Productive People Are Often Freelancers for at Least Part of Their Career
375 Start a Main Hustle or a Side Hustle Today
376 Rule Number 1 of The Successful Freelancer Club, Never Talk About...
377 You Know Truly Know What Freelancing Is
378 The Golden Age of Freelancing is NOW
379 You Never Know When a Self Promotion Opportunity Might Appear
380 Crashing the Barriers to Entry
381 The Pros and Cons of Freelancing
382 For Better or Worse, Everyone Now Has a Global Reputation
383 In the Future, We Will All Be Freelancers and For More Than 15 Minutes
384 The Freelance Lifestyle Of Your Dreams
385 You WANT People to Tell You That You Are Too Expensive
386 Your ONE BIG Revenue Driver
387 The Best Time to Start a Freelance Business
388 Yes You CAN Have Full Benefits
389 The Exact Right Time to Quit Your Day Job
390 The Psychological Profile Of the Successful Freelancer
391 You Can Conquer Your Neighborhood, Your City, Your State, YOur Country or the World
392 You Are NOT a Home-Based Business You Are A Customer-Based Business
393 Why Should You Listen to TJ Walker Talk About a Freelance Career
394 Finding Your Ideal Niche In the Freelance World
395 Finding the Best Markets
396 Positioning Your Worldclass Expertise
397 Saving Your Clients Time and Pain Will Bring You Prosperity
398 Unlocking Secrets of Your Niche By Talking to Your Competitors
399 Unless You Are Growing Corn You Must Avoid Being a Commodity
400 Being Number 1 Isn't Just a Sporting Chant
401 Finding the Right Evergreen Niche
402 Avoiding the Discount Bin
403 Finding What Is Truly Distinctive About You
404 Meeting the Low-End Market With Inexpensive Products, But Not Your Time
405 Make Sure You Are Happy To Talk About Your Niche
406 Specialize Specialize Specialize
407 Selling Service or Selling Products or Selling Both
408 Passing the Friends and Family Test
409 Quickly Becoming a True Expert
410 Creating a Cycle of Constant Improvement
411 Get to Know Your Role Model
412 Follow Your Friendly and Unfriendly Competitiors
413 Master of Opposition Research
414 The Constant Creative Difference
415 Getting Paid The Nuts and Bolts Of Your Freelance Business
416 The Nastiest Word In the World Discount
417 Getting It In Writing If You Really Want to Get Paid
418 The Price is Right
419 Make It Really Easy For Your Clients to Pay You
420 Give Yourself a Payraise Every Single Year
421 Training and Firing Your Clients
422 Avoid Being Seen as a Flake
423 Your Marketing and Branding Doesn't Stop Once the Customer Has Hired You
424 Why a Business Card Isn't Just for Old Fogeys
425 Being Professional And Avoiding the Flake Label
426 Here Is How You Look the Part
427 Saving What Your Clients Value More Than Even Money Their Time
428 Communicate the Way Your Customers Want to Communicate Not How You Like to Communicate
429 Creating a Workflow for Yourself and Your Clients
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Time for TJ to Practice What He Preaches Re Comes to Storytelling Productivity
436 A Masterclass n Storytelling
437 My Worst Presentation Ever!
438 I Was The Skunk At the Party
439 My Very First Presentation
440 Presenting the WRONG Way to the Media
441 Clintonian Eye Contact
442 My Zombie Client
443 Teaching Clients NOT to Act
444 Surrounded by Machine Guns!
445 The Crying Beauty Pageant Winner
446 You Never Have to Lurk In the Shadows Again
447 The Fluttering Bird Flying to Nowhere
448 'I Can't do This' Becomes 'I Can Do This'
449 My First Time on TV as 'The Fonz'
450 Speaking To a Small Audience of 5,000 People
451 The Show Must Go On
452 Pre-YouTube Days Driving to One TV Station At a Time
453 You Will Never Guess One early Role Model
454 Fearlessness Is Often the Best PR Tool
455 King for a Day
456 TJ And the Cat Lady
457 Why Did You Wear That Ugly Tie
458 Less Is More
459 The Missing Link
460 A Nobel Experience
461 The Fetal Position
462 On My Hands And Knees Begging!
463 Yes, My Stint on Reality TV
464 Brought Down to Earth
465 My Stagecoach to Pumpkin Moment
466 Me and Ben Affleck
467 Familiarity Breeds Contempt
468 Ups and Downs and Ups and Downs
469 The Least Listened To Talk Show Host Ever
470 Nothing Beats a Good Gimmick
471 Sometimes, Experience Just Means You Are Old
472 Some Media Stars Are Approachable
473 Waiting Til the Last Minute Is Always a Bad Idea
474 Treated Like a King...And a Mark
475 The Wrong Fit
476 A Complete and Total Meltdown
477 There Is Always Time for Anything Important
478 Me and Mr. Rogers in '68
479 Presenters Don't Get Paid What They Are Worth, They Can't Paid What They Ask For
480 Nobody Knows Anything
481 Riveted...On a Dairy Farm
482 The World's Worst Vacuum Cleaner Salesman
483 The Lowest Arena for Presentation Skills
484 Presentation Skills On Video Will Sell You
485 Showing Up On Time and Avoiding Drama
486 It Can't Get Any Worse Than This
487 Diamonds And Gold for You!
488 Larry King's Public Speaking Secret
489 The Best Worst Presentation I Ever Saw
490 And The Winner of The Worst Dressed Award Is...
491 This Superstar Is So Happy To See Me
492 Going Into a Talking Career By Being Told 'Don't Talk'
493 Some People Just Watch To Hear You Present For The Entertainment
494 Cult Leaders Have Great Presentation Skills
495 TJ the Carnival Barker!
496 My First and Favorite Motivational Speaker
497 A Story I Don't Tell Anywhere Else But Here
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