If you’re not directly supervising others, you may think you don’t have opportunities to delegate any portion of your workload. Think again! There may be hidden opportunities to hand off certain task to others, even without direct authority.
We tend to use these two terms synonymously as if they mean the same thing. But I draw a distinction between them. I just find it easier for managing them and speaking about them, because they are different things. We, therefore, need to approach them differently.
No process is ever perfect. Forward-thinking organizations and people understand this. They are constantly looking for ways to optimize. If you want to elevate your reputation and results at work, focus on improving your processes.
A growth mindset is important for resilience, adaptability, and overall success in life and work. Without it, you will likely struggle to deal with many aspects of life, including change and adversity—two common characteristics of today’s working world. This webinar will show you how to develop this essential mindset.
We have to invest our time, energy and attention into using tools and technology to support our time management. And ultimately, we want that to help us to be more productive. But if we’re not careful, we can actually experience diminishing or even negative returns on our investment.
In today’s ultra-busy workplace, many professionals harbor the unhealthy and unrealistic belief that they’re supposed to be ultra-productive 100% of the time. That’s just not possible. Believe me, I’ve tried!
I’ve come to believe that there’s a predictable 3-stage productivity cycle that takes place for everyone.
The discipline of planning serves us well, even if the plans we create are rarely implemented precisely. Nine times out of 10, we can’t follow the plans we create because of unexpected circumstances. But that doesn’t mean that we should completely abandon the process of planning, because the process of planning has benefits in and of itself, regardless of the actual plan.
When interruptions and distractions try to pull you off track, you need to deal with them and get back on track quickly. Or, even better, you need to avoid them entirely. Learning how to do this is perhaps the most important thing you can do to maintain your productivity in any environment.
One of the reasons I love Project Management is because it’s just so darn useful. A lot of project management practices have broad application; they can be used for managing many aspects of work, far beyond projects. These project management practices are techniques every professional can benefit from knowing, and they have the power to dramatically improve your daily work life.
Well-established KPIs provide a roadmap for success and verifiable metrics to prove your achievements. Every professional, no matter what role they’re in, needs KPIs. Whether or not you have them already, this training will help you better understand their purpose and leverage them productively.
Planning is an essential part of success, and it’s a popular topic this time of year. But, as we all know, life is anything but predictable these days. So how can we create plans for the future when everything is fluid? In this session, you’ll discover the power of flexible planning and how to integrate it into your personal and professional goal setting process.
So, you have an overwhelming workload, you have too much on your plate, not enough time to handle it all. What are the possibilities? What are your options for dealing with this? I personally believe that we really only have three options.