How to Stop Doing Busywork, Start Doing Your Best Work
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- Design and adapt your own Personal Kanban board
- Reflect on work done in order to make improvements
- Visualize work effectively to uncover bottlenecks, gain clarity and peace of mind
- Uncover the damaging effects of too much work-in-progress, and how to reduce its effects
- Prioritize work so the important isn’t crowded out by the “urgent”
- For a physical board, a whiteboard or flat wall space, post-its, good black marker (Sharpie), tape or white board markers
- For a digital board, a tool of choice or pick one of the ones shown during the course
Do you feel overwhelmed trying to keep track of your daily activities? Afraid that you'll forget something important?
Most people feel that there's just not enough time in a day to do everything they need to do, never mind what they WANT to do. Life is a rush from point A to point B, meeting deadlines and milestones in-between, and they associate a lot of stress with day-to-day activities.
But I'm here to show you how you can have less stress and more fun in your life!
Hello, my name is Gerry Kirk.
I have been coaching and training individuals, teams and organizations for 10 years using Agile, Lean and Kanban. I have seen literally hundreds of people transform their lives with Personal Kanban™ through my workshops and individual client engagements.
Only a handful of people in the world actively consult or train in Personal Kanban™ and I am honored to be one of them. Personal Kanban™ forms an integral part of not only my business, but also my personal life. Thanks to Jim Benson and Tonianne DeMaria Barry for writing the Personal Kanban™ book and sharing this powerful tool.
Hundreds of people have had great results with Kanban under my coaching guidance and I guarantee that you will see immediate results with the Kanban system, too.
This is what some of my clients have to say:
I am pleasantly surprised by this course! When I enrolled, I had never heard about Personal Kanban before. Nevertheless, I was eager to learn about this work management system, because I was feeling increasingly more overwhelmed and frustrated by my schedule and never ending pile of work. [I found] this course was a joy to take: it was engaging, easy to understand and follow, and Gerry Kirk's passion for Personal Kanban is quite contagious! ~ Jennifer Gehly
"I had never heard of Kanban before but once I did this course I realised that it was exactly what I had been looking for. At a glance now I can see what needs to be done and the priority of those tasks. No more 'To Do' lists in the back of my diary! I feel less stressed and more organised. Highly recommended, thanks!" ~ Jennifer Bailey
"I find that the clutter in my head has drastically reduced." ~ Mandar Maranthe
"Gerry [reveals] how to continue to improve your flow of work. In advanced topics, he shows you how to discover more about the how and why of what you choose to do and learn a bit about yourself along the PK journey. ~ Mark Kilby
Are You Ready For a Change?
It's time to say goodbye to the old tools and processes that have let you down in the past. It's time to throw out that unforgiving to-do-list and time to say hello to a new visual management system that will actually improve your life. Time management isn't enough, it's about doing the right things the right way.
This unique and intuitive system will:
Reward you with extra time lost from task switching, interruptions and from focusing on time-wasting activities.
Free you from feeling overwhelmed by showing all of your options in a way your brain will enjoy.
Give you peace of mind with a system you can trust to remember everything important.
Make prioritization effective, without making it feel like a chore.
Celebrate your accomplishments, and increase motivation to get things done.
The system is simple, because I understand that you don't have a lot of time to learn to use complicated systems. The system is based on two simple rules:
Visualize all your work
Stop starting, start finishing!
Learn how to stop doing busy work, start doing your best work because life is too short to do less than what you love.
Do you want to create more value for your organization?
Do you want to live your best life every day?
Forget about productivity - let's focus on VALUE.
Personal Kanban™ is adaptable to all ages and situations and it is easily accessible to all learning styles. Personal Kanban™ is a pattern, not an edict. It can be moulded and optimized to deliver the best results for your requirements.
Start the course today to transform your life. Get the best value for everything you do by removing stress out of your life. It's easy and it's guaranteed.
Remember, you are protected by a 30 Day Money Back Guarantee.
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- Managers, executives and other teams of 1 within larger organizations
- Startup owners, entrepreneurs
- Member of a small team
- Anyone doing knowledge work, which is pretty much everybody
- Anyone who wants more balance in their life
Start with a proven, highly effective board design I've refined by working with hundreds of individuals and teams. This is the board design I use myself when getting started on a new venture with others.
Included is a template file you can import into LeanKit, my preferred digital tool. You need the full version of LeanKit, which you get for free for the first 30 days. If that isn't an option, use the board editor to create the one shown. If you are using a physical board, it's simple to go ahead and copy the one shown.
We all have routine work that needs to get done. There are also new habits/routines we want to establish, like going to the gym or learning a musical instrument. Finally, how much of our capacity do these activities demand?
Learn how to visualize repetitive work in your kanban.