Getting More Done In Less Time: Managing Multiple Priorities & Increasing Productivity (Online & In-Person, Denver Based)

Learning Objectives:
Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the relationship between time, effectiveness, and productivity to get results
  • Analyze and solve individual time and productivity concerns
  • Create a focus on behavior change and create action plans to support the required new behavior
  • Use a model to prioritize more effectively
  • Gain up to two hours per day of increased productive time
Course Outline:

THE PARETO PRINCIPLE AND ITS APPLICATION TO TIME

  • Gain up to 2 hours of productive time per day by prioritizing tasks so that the top 20% are at the top of the list and by eliminating the top 20% of time wasters.
  • MANAGING BEHAVIOR CHANGE:  Participants must first understand their own issues around behavior change to fully implement the new behavior required to increase productivity and manage time more effectively.
  • Obstacles and barriers
  • Goal Setting:  Know where you’re going

CHARTING A DIRECTION

  • Learning to set goals to create a focus on task identification and completion will set the stage for breaking goals into manageable tasks.
  • Using Mind Mapping and simplified project management techniques, participants can begin to identify specific steps more easily to successfully complete complex, long–term projects.

MAKING/WORKING YOUR PLAN

  • Priority Model:  More effectively prioritizing tasks
  • How to make better decisions when hit with multiple priorities
  • Dealing with conflicting priorities (i.e., yours and those of your boss)

ELIMINATING/REDUCING TIME WASTERS

  • Creating action plans to solve specific time wasters such as unnecessary interruptions; telephone calls; inability to say “no” appropriately; disorganization; clutter and paperwork; procrastination and perfectionism; crises/emergencies, etc.

Course Length:
1 Day