What You'll Learn ...

Run Time: 45 Minutes • With over 40 Result-Driven Tools & Lessons, this course picks up where Cliff's Self & Team Discovery MBA leaves off. Each FOCUS lesson is structured for results to your priority mission. From small-to-major projects and personal-to-professional habits, you'll also save time, money & effort as you learn to delegate, collaborate, or eliminate short & long-term challenges.

"SO MUCH GOOD STUFF! I had the pleasure of working with Cliff on several ventures in 2022. His project-management tools were a huge time-saver and home-run with my team." Darcy Marie Boles • Remote-Work Consultant 

  • Lead Winning Teams

  • Design Your Best Life

  • Create Better Work Flow

  • Leverage Your Focus Keys

  • Work Smarter, Not Harder

  • Live Healthier & Gain Peace of Mind

  • Learn to Prioritize, Organize & Strategize

  • Create Action, Alignment & Accountability

  • Discover Sacred Time for Yourself, Friends & Family

  • BONUS TOOLS: Accelerator Worksheets • Challenge Exercises • Cliff's Favorite TV & Movie Clips on Course Topics • Optional Quiz & Completion Certificate

Course Lessons


    2. Pre-Course Survey (1 MIN)

    3. Cliff's Pre-Course Tips & Pep Talk (1-MIN)

    1. Cliff shares his backstory and personal journey that inspired him to write The 4 Essentials • Filmed Live  at USC's #1 Entrepreneur Class • NY Times Bestseller Book Tour • USC Host Prof. Dave Belasco

    1. 5 Steps to Organize, Categorize & Prioritize / Focus Keys to Get Things Done (8 Mins)

    1. Lesson 2: 8 Rules to Better Work Flow (7 Mins)

    1. Lesson 3: 15 Keys to Highly Effective Goal & Project Planning (13 Mins)

    1. 12 Steps to Improve Focus and Time Management

    2. 12 Steps to Improve Focus and Time Management (10 Mins)

Course Details

  • $29.95
  • 13 lessons

Meet Your Instructor

NY Times Bestseller • Entrepreneur • Strategic Coach • Consultant • Facilitator

Cliff Michaels

BORN in NEW YORK and raised in L.A, Cliff lives in Del Mar, California. Known for his fun, down-to-earth style, Cliff brings a passionate, result-driven approach to every challenge.

FOUNDED in 1992, Cliff Michaels & Associates specializes in start-ups, venture capital, mortgages, real estate & global education. Cliff's dynamic methods to accelerate growth include e-courses, cohorts, coaching, consulting & forum retreats for students, families, leaders & entrepreneurs.

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER, Cliff's mini-memoir & short stories on historic mentors present a paradigm shift in global education (The 4 Essentials: A Misfit's Journey to Mindset, Strategies, Values & Purpose). The book launched #1 on Amazon in 2012 and is FREE with the 1-Day MBA E-Course Series. In 2016, Cliff's 1-Day-MBA Workshop (Imagineering Ideas) was one of the highest-rated events at TEDxLA Imagine Week.

SEE CLIFF's BLOG for "Backstory & Book Highlights Live @ USC."

PAST PRESIDENT of the Entrepreneurs' Org L.A, Cliff developed EO's first charity & mentor programs benefitting Boys & Girls Club and Inclusion Matters Playgrounds. Supporting youth & underserved communities has been a passion ever since.

GIVING BACK > With each sale, FREE 1-DAY MBA E-courses go to learners & teachers in need. Cliff is also a member of USC’s EdTech Ventures, building global solutions for remote-learning.

SPONSOR EDUCATION! To GIFT Cliff's E-courses, cohorts, live workshops & retreats, visit our SPONSOR PAGE TODAY!


Darcy Marie Boles

Remote-Work Consultant

"SO MUCH GOOD STUFF! I had the pleasure of working with Cliff on several ventures in 2022. His goal & project-management tools were a huge time-saver and total home-run with my team."

Jayme Riggio

CEO, Riggio Allstate, Top 1% Nationwide

“My highest recommendation! Cliff has been my strategic coach, broker & business consultant since the ’90s. His 1-DAY MBA Courses, relatability, insight, leadership, and communication skills are priceless.”

Jim Weldon

CEO, Trovo & Past President YEO L.A

“Cliff Michaels has been a trusted confidant over 25 years. From broker, lender and boardroom advisor to an extraordinary mentor for our young entrepreneurs, Cliff & 1-DAY MBA courses are fun, fast & effective!"