Chapter Meeting - February 2019 - Productivity for Project Managers in a World of Distraction
February 13, 2019
5:45 PM - 8:30 PM
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Productivity isn’t about how much you produce, it’s about how much you accomplish. This presenation will leave you with practical takeaways, including:
- What it means to work smart,
- How to tame distractions,
- How to work on your highest-leverage tasks,
- Using GPS for effective delegation,
- The three most effective ways to become more productive,
When it comes to focusing at work there is no shortage of scapegoats to blame for our wandering minds: notifications, meetings, the ever-churning news cycle, emails or chats with colleagues. But one cause of frequent distraction we don’t often consider is ourselves.
Research shows that we check our email about 88 times during an average workday or 11 times every hour. Combine that with the fact that it takes about 22 minutes to get back on track after an interruption, and it’s a wonder we get anything done. Our attention has never been as in-demand as it is today, and the onus is on us to choose what we focus on.
Research has found that highly productive people carefully manage three specific things each day to be more productive in a distracted world: their attention, energy and then their time.
Most people make the mistake of thinking productivity is about fitting more into your schedule, but it’s about deciding how to do fewer things better. This presentation will change how you think about your productivity and how you approach what needs to be done on a daily basis.
Alicia Menkveld is the founder of ‘Radical Consulting’ a consultancy specialising in productivity and courageous leadership training in Australia and beyond. Her passion is helping savvy leaders to be brave and productive to achieve their goals.
Alicia has consulted to companies from small business to listed corporate companies in the UK, South Africa and Australia over the last 18 years.
Alicia is a twice-published co-author and her first book, Dare More Boldly, is due in 2018.
She appeared in various media including, Business News, Sydney Morning Herald, The Australian, RTR 92.1FM and Business Women Australia.
Her varied life experience and business acumen offers clients an attractive mix of psychology, business savvy and personal development.
Connect with Alicia on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/aliciamenkveld/
Radical Consulting © 2018 | aliciamenkveld.com | 0425 177 897
We would also like to invite you to attend PMI Toastmasters, which meets immediately before the Chapter Meeting servicing the local community of project managers in Perth. Good leaders are good communicators. In Toastmasters you will improve your speaking skills and develop leadership abilities in order to become a better leader.
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