Session Length Options: 60 minutes, 90 minutes, 2, 3, 4 hours
This course addresses the issues of working smarter by assessing where we spend our time each day. We will identify the factors that affect how we manage our work, time constraints and how to develop priorities with supervisors and employees. This personalized look at managing work encourages participants to address the habits that limit our creativity and ability to work effectively within the virtual environment.
Managers, human resources, team leaders, anyone who has challenges with balancing their time and staying on top of priorities.
- Challenges identifying how goal setting impacts managing your time on a daily, monthly, and yearly basis.
- Not able to figure out how to manage priorities when they are not our own.
- Not knowing which time management changes are needed to make improvements.
- The current challenges of multi-tasking for work, home, and family within the same primary workspace – the house.
Participants Will To Learn To…
- Have a personal view of your job and the philosophy that is critical for developing a new approach to managing your day.
- Assess personal motivation and how this impacts your job.
- Utilize talents that may be underutilized which could enhance or improve your use of time.
- Identify how to become “active” versus “reactive” in your workplace.
- Maintain personal power and balance in your workday.
- Define the four types of work: crisis, work-to-do, trivia work, and time-wasting work as a part of the “priorities” category in the Time Mastery Profile.
- Understanding Time: Can we really manage time, how much does time cost and how are you spending it, assess current time management habits, identify benefits and challenges to managing time.
- Setting Goals: Identify long-term, short-term, professional, and personal goals, make better decisions by relating them to your goals, creating SMART goals.
- Planning and Scheduling: Projects vs. tasks, creating and managing to-do lists, scheduling appointments, what should go on the calendar.
- Prioritizing: What is most important, value-based prioritizing, decide what to eliminate, reduce repetitive time wasters, when is your prime time
- Time Stealers: What to do about interruptions, procrastination, too much clutter, and other things that steal our valuable time.
- Getting Organized: Paperwork, email, and voicemail developing a system, time management tools • Building an Action Plan for Change