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04-06-2012: Duration: 20 - 30 minutes. Intended for: This training game helps participants to realise tha.. read more

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Personal Productivity

Target: Junior – Mid – Senior
Duration: 8 hours per day x 2days = 16 hours

Most people find that they wish they had more time in a day. This workshop will show participants how to organize their lives and find those hidden moments. Participants will learn how to establish routines, set goals, create an efficient environment, and use time-honored planning and organizational tools to maximize their personal productivity.

Personal Productivity is a goal most of us have. Through this workshop your participants will be on the right track in achieving that goal. Some people blame everything that goes wrong in their life on something or someone else, but through this workshop your participants will take ownership and begin to lead a more productive life.

Module One: Getting Started

  • Icebreaker
  • Housekeeping Items
  • The Parking Lot
  • Workshop Objectives

Module Two: Setting SMART Goals

  • The Three P’s
  • The SMART Way
  • Prioritizing Your Goals
  • Evaluating and Adapting

Module Three: The Power of Routines

  • What is a Routine?
  • Personal Routines
  • Professional Routines
  • Six Easy Ways to Simplify Your Life

Module Four: Scheduling Yourself

  • The Simple Secret of Successful Time Management
  • Developing a Tracking System
  • Scheduling Appointments
  • Scheduling Tasks

Module Five: Keeping Yourself on Top of Tasks

  • The One-Minute Rule
  • The Five-Minute Rule
  • What To Do When You Feel Like You’re Sinking

Module Six: Tackling New Tasks and Projects

  • The Sliding Scale
  • A Checklist for Getting Started
  • Evaluating and Adapting

Module Seven: Using Project Management Techniques

  • The Triple Constraint
  • Creating the Schedule
  • Using a RACI Chart

Module Eight: Creating a Workspace

  • Setting Up the Physical Layout
  • Ergonomics 101
  • Using Your Computer Efficiently

Module Nine: Organizing Files and Folders

  • Organizing Paper Files
  • Organizing Electronic Files
  • Scheduling Archive and Clean-Up

Module Ten: Managing E-Mail

  • Using E-mail Time Wisely
  • Taking Action!
  • Making the Most of Your E-mail Program
  • Taking Time Back from Handheld Devices

Module Eleven: Tackling Procrastination

  • Why We Procrastinate
  • Nine Ways to Overcome Procrastination
  • Eat That Frog!

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

  • Words from the Wise
  • Review of Parking Lot
  • Lessons Learned
  • Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations

Please email to mark@strategyandteams.com for details. We will run courses only for corporates groups. Alternatively call us on +971 (0) 50 4505317 and we will be delighted to help.

"I, on behalf of everyone would like to thank you for the 2 day course, every piece of which added value We thoroughly enjoyed the class and appreciated your reality input into the discussions. Learning about all of the different techniques and methodologies was most valuable to us. Thank you once again for a wonderful experience."
Abdalla Omar Rahuma, Corporate Human Capital Manager - AlMansoori Specialized Engineering

"We would just like to thank you for your contribution to the event last week. Your reputation preceded you from the highly successful Social Breakfast earlier this year, however you surpassed even that by energizing the group for the whole day including the syndicate sessions and coming up with a creative approach to incorporating the Mission Vision and Values into the quiz. Thanks again for your support."
Titus J N Earle , Leadership and Talent Development Section Leader, ADMA-OPCO

“It was not only an amazing experience, but also considered more useful than the static presentations that used to dominate this most IMPORTANT session attended by the VVIPs of the industry. You made it very interesting."
Vasudevan K. S. | Director – Global Business Development | NavoLabs