Goal Setting and Getting Things Done

Workshop Overview:

Everyone has dreams and goals. Achieving personal and professional goals, however, requires planning and action. Learning how to manage time and set realistic goals will increase your chance of success in every area of your life. Following the advice in this course will help increase your productivity and help you achieve your dreams.

Workshop Objectives:

  • Overcome procrastination
  • Manage time effectively
  • Accomplish important tasks
  • Self-motivate
  • Create SMART goals

Course Module:

Module One: Getting Started

  • Workshop Objectives
  • Pre-Assignment

Module Two: Overcoming Procrastination(I)

  • Eat That Frog!
  • Just Do It
  • The 15 Minute Rule
  • Chop It Up
  • Case Study
  • Review Questions

Module Three: Overcoming Procrastination (II)

  • Remove Distractions
  • Start Small and Build
  • Reward Yourself
  • Set Realistic Deadlines
  • Case Study
  • Review Questions

Module Four: Four P’s of Goal Setting

  • They Need to Be Positive
  • They Need to Be Personal
  • They Need to Be Possible
  • They Need to Be Prioritized
  • Case Study
  • Review Questions

Module Five: Improving Motivation

  • Remember Peak Moments
  • Write Down Your Goals
  • Use Gamification
  • Track Your Progress
  • Case Study
  • Review Questions

Module Six: Wise Time Management

  • Urgent/Important Matrix
  • The 80/20 Rule
  • Utilize a Calendar
  • Create a Ritual
  • Case Study
  • Review Questions

Module Seven: Tips for Completing Tasks

  • One Minute Rule
  • Five Minute Rule
  • Break Up Large Tasks
  • Utilize Technology
  • Case Study
  • Review Questions

Module Eight: Increase Your Productivity

  • Repeat What Works
  • Get Faster
  • Remove “Should” from Your Dictionary
  • Build on Your Successes
  • Case Study
  • Review Questions

Module Nine: “To Do” List Characteristics

  • Focus on the Important
  • Chunk, Block, Tackle
  • Make It a Habit
  • Plan Ahead
  • Case Study
  • Review Questions

Module Ten: Smart Goals

  • Specific
  • Measurable
  • Attainable
  • Realistic
  • Timely
  • Case Study
  • Review Questions

Module Eleven: Mistakes Will Happen

  • Accept It
  • Bouncing Back
  • Adapt and Learn from Them
  • If Needed, Ask for Help
  • Case Study
  • Review Questions

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

  • Words from the Wise