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796: Demir Bentley – Productivity in a Humane Way

Imagine every week being a ‘winning week’ – a week in which you make real progress towards building the business and life of your dreams. Learn how to ‘win your week’ in this empowering conversation with Demir Bentley. We talk about avoiding a limiting mindset, leveraging a weekly plan, giving yourself flexibility, and most importantly, being productive in a humane way. So many of us chose to become self-employed in the first place to take control of the lifestyle we want to live. Productivity – humane productivity – helps us to sustain the lifestyle we want.

Demir Bentley is a productivity expert as well as co-founder of the Lifehack Method. Through his multi-six 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.

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Demir Bentley, thank you so much for being here!

Remember, you might be in business FOR yourself but you are not in business BY yourself.

Be your best self. Be proud and keep changing the world.

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Host Jeffrey Shaw is a Small Business Consultant, Brand Management Consultant, Business Coach for Entrepreneurs, Keynote Speaker, TEDx Speaker and author of LINGO and The Self Employed Life (May 2021). Supporting self-employed business owners with business and personal development strategies they need to create sustainable success.


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