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
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.