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Work Smarter Not Harder training

Do you sometimes feel under pressure because you have lots of work to do and you don’t know what order to do things in? Many people these days feel overwhelmed with too much to do and too little time. If you learn to develop the habit of setting clear priorities, you will manage your workload much more effectively.


This session is suitable for those who sometimes feel overwhelmed by the amount of work they need to get through and feel they would benefit if they could better plan and prioritise.

This half day Work Smarter Not Harder training workshop will be run at your site and can be adapted to your needs. The cost of the half day Work Smarter, Not Harder workshop is £595 + VAT for up to 12 people.

Objectives of the Work Smarter, Not Harder workshop:

  • Recognising productivity cycles
  • Recognising our personality type
  • Setting SMART goals
  • Managing priorities under pressure
  • Influencing others who impact on our time
  • Utilising tools and techniques to handle disruptions

Impact of attending the Work Smarter, Not Harder workshop:

  • No longer “running around in circles” trying to get things done
  • Concentrating on the important rather than constantly fire-fighting the urgent
  • Using productivity cycles to best effect
  • Less easily distracted
  • Planning and prioritising workloads efficiently

For further details, please fill in the contact form. If you are ready to book, please fill in the contact form with your first and second choice of date – if we cannot accommodate these dates we will give you a 10% discount and arrange a mutually convenient date within 24 hours.

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Objectives of the workshop

On completion of the workshop, learners will be able to:

  • Recognise their productivity cycles
  • Recognise their personality type
  • Set SMART goals
  • Manage priorities under pressure
  • Influence others who impact on your time
  • Utilise tool and techniques to handle disruptions< /li>

Thereby, working smarter not harder

Provisional Workshop Outline

Goals and priorities

  • Goals and objectives
  • The SMART approach to generating goals
  • Identifying goals
  • Prioritising work - Urgent Vs Important

Personality types

  • Perfectionist
  • Do-it-all
  • Perpetually late
  • Procrastinator
  • Why do we procrastinate?

Productivity cycles

  • Recognising personal productivity cycles and energy levels
  • Organising your day/week/month to make the best use of productivity cycles

Time management plans

  • Developing time management plans to identify goals
  • Creating a weekly plan
  • Avoiding obstacles
  • Prioritising tasks on the plan
  • Effective scheduling

People skills

  • How to say 'no', where appropriate
  • Delegating work
  • Handling disruptions and distractions
  • Listening and questioning skills

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