Time Management

“People often complain about lack of time when the lack of direction is the real problem” ‘Zig Ziglar (1926-2012) American author, salesman, and motivational speaker Time Is relative …. You can’t touch it, you can’t feel it, and we certainly cannot control it. However, time is precious. How are you spending your time? Does it match your priorities? How do your direct reports spend their time? Does it match their priorities and more importantly, does it support yours?
Increasingly, businesses are expecting fewer people to do more work, and if your focus is not on the right task at the right time, you are going to struggle. We can spend heaps of time doing things right, but we are not doing the ‘right things right, on the right task, at the right time’ it is simply a waste of time, money and effort. Studies in Australia have shown that doing a job two or three times over because it was not done right the first time takes up as much as one third of our time. Imagine saving 13 hours per person per workweek by eliminating that ‘do-over’. Do the right thing on the right task at the right time….. Applying the skills and concepts covered in this training program will benefit you in the following ways:

  • Being able to understand and identifying your areas of development in Time Management
  • Learn how urgency & importance drive your daily tasks
  • Identify and develop strategies to do the right thing on the right task at 
the right time
  • Identifying time stealers and wasters and implement strategies to reduce 
or stop the impact of them on your time.
  • How to manage your work environment and understand how your work 
environment contributes to time wastage and what to do about it
  • Looking at email management and how not to be a slave to the electronic 
  • Learning the art of saying ‘no’ and deliver this in a way that’s honest and

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Most business owners are time poor. Why, because they spend too much time working in their business instead of on their business. Often business owners do not value their time. They do many low valued tasks, (banking, filing, data entry etc) which take their focus off growing the business and thus become time poor (and business poor). Urgency and importance are two categories used to prioritise tasks. This distinction helps to clarify where to focus, what to do first and define what the best use of time is. Operating at a high performance level requires a significant understanding of priortisation. The urgent v Important Tool is essential in this regard when facing a demanding workload. DrStepen R Covey (1932-2012) talked about ‘Putting First Things First’ as the third Habit in his book 7 habits of Highly Effective People. He wrote that ”to live a more balanced existence, you have to recognise that not doing everything that comes along is ok….All it takes is realizing that it is all right to say no when necessary and then focus on your highest priorities” (Covey,2005). The skills and techniques learnt from this workshop not only provide, you the business owner more timebut also has a significant positive impact on the bottom line.

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