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Time and Task Management Effectiveness: Working Smarter Every Day



Online Event
Fremont, CA 94539
United States


Friday, May 22, 2020 -
10:00am to 11:30am


Overview: The speed of everything has changed. Are your time management skills up to the challenge? Do you put off more today than you can ever accomplish tomorrow exhaust yourself by 4:00 p.m. with only a fraction of your work done see yourself as a decision maker who never gets around to making decisions dread the next business meeting-or worse, going back to your desk to see what voice mails and emails await you? If you're doing more and enjoying it less, it's time to get out of the time trap and back to productive management! This seminar gives you practical techniques for controlling time and making it a manageable resource. Why you should Attend: Are you concerned about how much time and productivity your people are wasting? What about lost energy, efficiency and effectiveness, especially because people are overtasked and overburdened? Would you like to gain an extra 30 minutes each day? Would you like to improve your concentration and increase your efficiency? If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, then come laugh, listen and learn as Chris DeVany leads us all through those important topics, key questions and answers we all need to be able to address effectively to improve our team members' and team's performance, no matter how widely distributed everyone is! Areas Covered in the Session: Self-Evaluation: How Do You Manage Your Time Take the Time-Mastery Profile® to identify how you spend your time Highlight your strengths and challenges with time Identify timewasters and learn how to avoid them using new techniques Concentration and Focus Learn techniques that will help you complete your tasks at a faster rate Discuss how to handle distractions and interruptions-both self- and other-imposed Planning to Succeed Refine the planning process and goal-setting system using the SMART technique Decision Making and Prioritizing Align your priorities with your goals for better decision making Learn about "the window of opportunity" to determine the most appropriate course of action Getting Organized Learn the principles of organization to eliminate clutter and maintain order and effective filing systems Learn to manage your phone, e-mail and electronic files Establishing Boundaries to Create Balance Learn when to say "yes" and when to say "no" Say "yes" to saying "no" to others Create quiet zones to think, reflect and concentrate Build a commitment to your own time-management plan -it's up to you! Setting SMART Goals SMART: Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, Timely What are my roles? What weekly goal will I set for each role? TOPPS: Task, Objective, Product, Program, Schedule OPICS: Output, Product, Input, Conditions, Standards Setting milestones Working the Plan Learning Objectives: Achieve better results through more effective planning and clarifying objectives Delegate effectively and free yourself for bigger tasks Set group goals and priorities Eliminate the time wasters Handle interruptions and distractions Say no to unreasonable demands Redirect your efforts to the most important and valid tasks Make sure there is time in the day for you Learn strategies to improve concentration and increase your efficiency Who Will Benefit: CEO Senior Vice President Vice President Executive Director Managing Director Regional Vice President Area Supervisor Manager Instructor: Chris DeVany is the founder and president of Pinnacle Performance Improvement Worldwide, a firm which focuses on management and organization development. Pinnacle's clients include global organizations such as Visa International, Cadence Design Systems, Coca Cola, Sprint, Microsoft, Aviva Insurance, Schlumberger and over 500 other organizations in 22 countries. He also has consulted to government agencies from the United States, the Royal Government of Saudi Arabia, Canada, Cayman Islands and the United Kingdom. He has published numerous articles in the fields of surviving mergers and acquisitions, surviving change, project management, management, sales, team-building, leadership, ethics, customer service, diversity and work-life balance, in publications ranging from ASTD/Performance In Practice to Customer Service Management. His book, "90 Days to a High-Performance Team", published by McGraw Hill and often accompanied by in-person, facilitated instruction, has helped and continues to help thousands of executives, managers and team leaders improve performance.