Personal Productivity

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.

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Introduction:

  • Course Objectives

Module 1:

  • Setting SMART Goals

  • The 3 P’s

  • The SMART Way

  • Prioritizing Your Goals

  • Evaluating and Adapting

  • Knowledge Check

Module 2:

  • The Power of Routines

  • What is a Routine?

  • Personal Routines

  • Professional Routines

  • Six Easy Ways to Simplify Your Life

  • Knowledge Check

Module 3:

  • Scheduling Yourself

  • The Simple Secret of Successful Time Management

  • Developing a Tracking System

  • Scheduling Appointments

  • Scheduling Tasks

  • Knowledge Check

Module 4:

  • Keeping Yourself on Top of Tasks

  • The One-Minute Rule

  • The Five-Minute Rule

  • What to do When You Feel like You’re Sinking

  • Knowledge Check

Module 5:

  • Tackling New Tasks and Projects

  • The Sliding Scale

  • A Checklist for Getting Started

  • Evaluating and Adapting

  • Knowledge Check

Module 6:

  • Using Project Management Techniques

  • The Triple Constraint

  • Creating the Schedule

  • Using a RACI Chart

  • Knowledge Check

Module 7:

  • Creating a Workspace

  • Setting Up the Physical Layout

  • Ergonomics 101

  • Using Your Computer Efficiently

  • Knowledge Check

Module 8:

  • Organizing Files and Folders

  • Organizing Paper Files

  • Organizing Electronic Files

  • Scheduling Archive and Clean-Up

  • Knowledge Check

Module 9:

  • Managing E-Mail

  • Using E-mail Time Wisely

  • Taking Action!

  • Making the Most of Your E-mail Program

  • Taking Time Back from Handheld Devices

  • Knowledge Check

Module 10:

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

Assessment:

  • Post-Test

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