Become an Asana superhero (free ebook)

Bastien Siebman
Jan 1, 2018 · 5 min read

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This ebook will help you become the Asana superhero you always dreamed to become. Learn tips and tricks about Asana for personal use, send tasks by email, deal with overwhelming situations, organize tasks and projects etc. Discover our bundles and read the ebook introduction below!

This is a great guide if you are beginning your journey with Asana — it gives you insight into an Asana expert’s experience, all that you can do with Asana, and bits of advice, all with a touch of humor. It doesn’t stop there though — the expert cares about your experience and your voice, and wants to take you along for the ride.
Meagan

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Introduction


We all want to be superheroes, I wanted to be a superhero myself. After all, Batman has no “divine” power like Superman. He does not have a special ability like Spiderman. No, he is just “a guy” with a goal (save his city, Gotham), resources (lots of money, and a secret cave) and a team (Robin, Lieutenant Gordon and Batman’s butler Alfred).

I wanted to be a superhero. One day, I woke up and realized I became one. But not the one you have in mind, the one I had in mind. Someone who accomplishes a lot, someone who knows the difference between useful and useless, someone who is organized and efficient, someone who has the clarity to say “I will never do this, let’s forget about it,” someone with the tool and methodology to do great things. I might not have changed many lives, but I managed to build things I am proud of, I learned a lot while doing it, got a job thanks to it, and take a lot of pleasure trying to share.

This guide will give you all the tips and tricks I learned or discovered myself using Asana and trying to be productive in general. It is designed to help someone using Asana as an individual, dealing with his/her personal or professional tasks. I won’t teach you how to work better with teammates in Asana, you will figure it out yourself (or with the help of an upcoming ebook, who knows). But I do believe if you become an Asana superhero, it won’t be long before you develop you own methods and spread the word to your team and company.

Also, I strongly suggest that you have known and used Asana for a while to dive into this book. I won’t explain the basics, which you can learn either from the Asana Guide, or from my first ebook “Do Better With Asana”.

This book is made of several small chapters focusing on one single idea. They are organized in three sections. First, we will focus on Methods and best practices. Then we look at potential allies to improve your work, and enemies you should be aware of. Then, we go further to become a real superhero…

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Table of contents

Why is Batman a superhero?

METHODS & BEST PRACTICES

Your ideas are all worth it
Break this mountain down
Where things are happening
Not everyone will use Asana
The true goal
Bottom-up, and repeat
The Bucket System for tasks management
Shortcuts to a better life
Better than a bat signal
There is no bad apple in the basket
But, maybe, one day, I might… No
Find a common pattern
When sh*t hits the fan
Multihoming gives you superpowers
Mailing Lists to keep everyone up-to-date

ALLIES & ENEMIES

Playground rules do not apply here
Your personal Alfred the Butler
Stay away from Personal Projects
Steal time and knowledge
Unlimited power, no cape needed
Your own Pepper Potts
A palette of possibilities
Open up your world

GO FURTHER

How much is your time worth
365 mornings to reach your goals
Don’t fall in love with the tool
You Are Special
It’s all or nothing
Find your own fireplace
Why are you not asking for help?
A whole new world
The hero always wins
Thank you


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Testimonies

Bastien has put together an incredible Asana resource in this book. Not only does it offer tactics and tips to make your Asana experience better, but he provides readers with a sound strategy on how to make Asana work over the long term as its users and the product evolves. It’s clear he has spent a ton of time in Asana and it’s also clear that adding this book to your Asana arsenal is a wise move if you want to get more out of Asana.
Mike Vardy, productivity strategist and founder of Productivityist

I’m a recently new Asana user and was able to get a lot of useful productivity tips from the book. Each chapter is illustrated with a real life example that everybody can relate to easily which helps adopting the tips and tricks presented. I only wished I had read it earlier so as to not miss out on all the nice ideas from the beginning of my Asana’s experience ! I would recommend this book to anyone feeling they are not getting every drop of juice out of Asana. That for sure will help them to squeeze out the last few drops !
Paul

This is a great guide if you are beginning your journey with Asana — it gives you insight into an Asana expert’s experience, all that you can do with Asana, and bits of advice, all with a touch of humor. It doesn’t stop there though — the expert cares about your experience and your voice, and wants to take you along for the ride.
Meagan

Soon after I first started using Asana, the name Bastien Siebman kept coming up, and with good reason. Not only is he the genius behind the Templana website, which I recommend to all clients using Asana, but he also wrote the book “Do Better With Asana”, which I also recommend to all clients.

So when Bastien asked me if I would look over the early copy of his new book, I was honoured and accepted right away. The new book “Become an Asana Superhero” takes over from where the first book left off, and goes into more advanced ways to use Asana to improve productivity and reduce working time. The book is divided into sections, like “Methods and best Practices”, the intriguing “Allies and Enemies”, and finally “Go Further”. Each section has many chapters, with examples both from real life, and from the life of Gotham, so it is a great read even if you weren’t an Asana fan, but if you have already read Bastien’s first book and want to take Asana to the next level, this book is a must-read, it will make you an Asana superhero!

Terry

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