Time Management: Get Organized for Peak Performance

Time is money, the saying goes, and lots of it gets lost in disorganization and disruption. We also deal with a constant barrage of technology, people, and tasks that can contribute to that disorganization. Many people find that they flit from one task to another, trying to get everything done. In this one-day workshop, you will learn how to make the most of your time by getting a grip on your workflow and office space, using your planner effectively, and delegating some of your work to other people.

What Will Delegates Learn?

  • Better organize yourself and your workspace for peak efficiency.
  • Understand the importance of, and the most useful techniques for, setting and achieving goals.
  • Identify the right things to be doing and develop plans for doing them.
  • Learn what to delegate and how to delegate well.
  • Take control of things that can derail your workplace productivity.

What Topics are Covered?

  • The Power of a Change
  • Changing Our Perspective
  • Setting Goals
  • Planning Tips and Tricks
  • Setting a Routine
  • Doing it Right
  • Putting an End to Procrastination
  • Getting Organized
  • Organizing Your Files
  • Managing Your Workload

 

Goal Setting

We all have things we want in life. The route to success is to take the things that we dream about and wish for, and turn them into reality. This one-day workshop will lead Delegates through thinking, planning, and taking action on the things they really want. They will learn ways to ensure that they get where they want to go in life.

What Will Delegates Learn?

  • Identify what’s important to you in your life
  • Use goal setting activities and appropriate language to articulate what you want in your life
  • Explain what your dreams and goals are for both the short and long term
  • Use motivating techniques to help you reach your goals
  • Understand how to deal with setbacks

What Topics are Covered?

  • Self-understanding
  • Laying the foundation
  • What’s in your bucket?
  • Getting down to business
  • Getting started today
  • Dealing with setbacks

 

Public Speaking: Presentation Survival School

A great presenter has two notable qualities: appropriate skills and personal confidence. Confidence comes from knowing what you want to say and being comfortable with your communication skills. In this two-day workshop, you will master the skills that will make you a better speaker and presenter.

What Will Students Learn?

  • Establish rapport with your audience
  • Learn techniques to reduce nervousness and fear
  • Understand your strengths as a presenter and how to appeal to different types of people
  • Recognize how visual aids can create impact and attention
  • Develop techniques to create a professional presence
  • Learn some different ways to prepare and organize information
  • Prepare, practice, and deliver a short presentation

What Topics are Covered?

  • Communication skills
  • Personality types
  • Positive self-talk, rapport, and body language
  • Maximizing meetings
  • Managing sticky situations
  • Overcoming nervousness
  • The five S’s
  • Writing and planning a presentation
  • Audience profile
  • Your speaking voice
  • Add punch to your presentation

 

Stress Management

Today’s workforce is experiencing job burnout and stress in epidemic proportions. Workers at all levels feel stressed out, insecure, and misunderstood. Many people feel the demands of the workplace, combined with the demands of home, have become too much to handle. This one-day workshop explores the causes of such stress, and suggests general and specific stress management strategies that people can use every day.

What Will Students Learn?

  • Understand that stress is a positive, unavoidable part of everybody’s life
  • Recognize the symptoms that tell you when you have chronic stress overload
  • Identify those situations in your life that cause you the greatest stress
  • Identify those actions which add to your stress
  • Change the situations and actions that can be changed
  • Deal better with situations and actions that can’t be changed
  • Create an action plan for work, home, and play to help reduce and manage stress

What Topics are Covered?

  • Defining Stress and How It Affects Us
  • What Is Stress About?
  • Building a Solid Foundation
  • Mental Strategies
  • Stress at Work
  • Stress at Home
  • Time Management Tips
  • Drainers and Fillers

 

Conflict Resolution: Getting Along in the Workplace

All of us experience conflict. We argue with our spouses, disagree with our friends/colleagues, and sometimes even quarrel with strangers. At times we lose sight of the fact that all this conflict is normal. So long as people are individuals there will be the potential for conflict. Since you can’t prevent conflict, the most important thing is to learn how to handle or manage it in productive ways. What is critical for resolving conflict is developing an understanding of, and a trust in, shared goals. It requires openness, discipline, and creativity. Showing respect for other people and not blaming them enables people to work for mutual benefit. These are the skills that you will develop in this two-day workshop.

What Will Students Learn?

  • Understand what conflict is and how it can escalate.
  • Recognize the five most common conflict resolution styles and when to use them.
  • Increase positive information flow through non-verbal and verbal communication skills.
  • Develop effective techniques for intervention strategies.
  • Strengthen staff trust and morale.
  • Become more confident of your ability to manage conflicts to enhance productivity and performance.

What Will Students Learn?

  • Understand what conflict is and how it can escalate.
  • Recognize the five most common conflict resolution styles and when to use them.
  • Increase positive information flow through non-verbal and verbal communication skills.
  • Develop effective techniques for intervention strategies.
  • Strengthen staff trust and morale.
  • Become more confident of your ability to manage conflicts to enhance productivity and performance.