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Personal Productivity

Course Overview

This course is intended for individuals who want to maximize their personal productivity.

Who Should Attend

In this course, students will learn how to establish routines, set goals, create an efficient environment, and use time-honored planning and organizational tools to use their time more effectively.

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will take ownership of their time management in order to achieve their goals and lead a more productive life.

Course Outline

1 - GETTING STARTED

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

2 - SETTING SMART GOALS

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

3 - THE POWER OF ROUTINES

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

4 - SCHEDULING YOURSELF

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

5 - KEEPING YOURSELF ON TOP OF TASKS

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

6 - TACKLING NEW TASKS AND PROJECTS

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

7 - USING PROJECT MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES

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

8 - CREATING A WORKSPACE

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

9 - ORGANIZING FILES AND FOLDERS

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

10 - MANAGING E-MAIL

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

11 - TACKLING PROCRASTINATION

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

12 - WRAPPING UP

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

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This is a 1-day class

Price: $395.00
Payment Options

ILT Instructor‑Led Training

OLL Online LIVE

GTR  Guaranteed to Run

Class times are listed Eastern time. This class is available for Private Group Training

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Cart When Time   Where How
11/18/2019 9:00AM - 5:00PM GTR Online LIVE OLL
02/12/2020 9:00AM - 5:00PM GTR Online LIVE OLL
05/12/2020 9:00AM - 5:00PM GTR Online LIVE OLL

Class times are listed Eastern time
This class is available for Private Group Training