Time Management Seminars for Peak Performance

Ideal Attendees

  • Professionals with demands on their time.
  • Professionals who need to balance long term objectives with short-term urgent tasks.
  • Anyone who wants improved performance out of their workday. 

Course Objectives

  • Minimize the distracting emotions that can accompany heavy workloads.
  • Learn to do one thing at a time.
  • Recognize what results are intended to be achieved.
  • Identify key "time wasters."
  • Increase self-discipline.
  • Develop realistic action plans.
  • Understand the importance of planning and having written goals for each day.
  • Do the most important things first, not the easiest or most enjoyable.
  • Curb socializing and interruptions tactfully.
  • Create an ongoing awareness of how time is managed.
  • Create a greater sense of control over the workday.
  • Instill a sense of accomplishment and satisfaction in the workday.
  • Associate pain with the old habits and pleasure with the new habits.
  • Develop consistency and persistence with new habits.

Course Outline

  • Self assessment of daily time usage.
  • Become aware of habits that need to be broken.
  • Techniques to stop dramatizing the deadlines.
  • How to minimize feeling frustrated and overwhelmed.
  • How to stop the habit of trying to do too many things at once.
  • The best ways to identify the critical activities that will bring the daily results that are desired.
  • What to say to colleagues and how to arrange your workspace to curb socializing.
  • Methods to handle interruptions to include role-playing, proper tone of voice, etc.
  • Categorize activities into offense and defense.
  • Take correspondence in chunks.
  • Incorporating plans into daily activities - how to keep the plan from collecting dust by actually turning it into a working "living" document.
  • To keep from deviating from new habits, participants complete a written commitment/ action steps page.