As a successful entrepreneur and trainer, I teach the principals of time management to business professionals. In this course you will learn why mastering essential time management skills will increase your productivity and decrease your stress level.
You will learn why keeping a daily to-do list is essential to your productivity. How to pick the scheduling and calendar options that work for you. How to schedule your time so that you are working on your most important tasks, the ones that will allow you to reach your goals. Allowing time for emergencies, understanding work-life balance and not taking on too much.
Understand why having clearly defined goals is essential to achieving them. Benefit of short term goals and how they help you reach your long term goals. Learning how to set SMART Goals. Creating an action plan to reach your long term goals. Importance of evaluating your progress and making necessary adjustments to keep you on track.
Learning why you need to prioritize your tasks so that you are working on the projects that are essential to achieve your goals. Eliminating time wasting activities and using the Eisenhower Matrix to identify and improve how you spend your time.
Understanding the simple and complex reasons for procrastination and the way to overcome them. Identifying the top time wasters and eliminating them. Discovering your peak performance hours and utilizing them for your most important tasks.
Understanding the importance and how to delegate effectively, preventing over-commitment, learning how to effectively say "NO", avoiding multitasking mistakes and why working on one thing at a time is superior. How setting unrealistic expectations sets you up to fail.
Getting organized,working smarter not harder, managing distractions, tools to increase productivity, preventing information overload and evaluating what's working and changing what's not.
In closing let us go over some of the key points from the course and your best start toward the lifelong process of managing your time. Understand you must be consistent and that new habits and change are not going to occur overnight. Focus and Energy are he keys to success and reaching your goals.
Instructor Carolyn Matri-Kavarnos is the editor of Mommy Ramblings-a family lifestyle blog founded in 2010. Mommy Ramblings has evolved into a site connecting people with brands, subsequently providing a significant stream of income for her family. Beyond blogging, Carolyn is the marketing director for a major wellness company, training new marketing executives on effective advertising and promotion strategies to reach target markets, social media marketing, content marketing and skills for productivity. In addition, Carolyn is a staff writer for a baby and children’s trade resource and regular contributor to several online publications and resource guides. Carolyn lives with her husband and 5 children in upstate New York.