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PRODUCTIVITY & WELL-BEING

Thriving in a busy work environment 

TIME

MANAGEMENT

RESILIENCE

ASSERTIVENESS

WHAT PEOPLE SAY

I have had some very positive feedback. They loved the fact that you come from an agency background and understand the pressures and needs of the clients, and they thought you were brilliant.

Thank you for such an insightful training day last week, we all came away from it feeling so positive and ready to tackle our busy schedules. 

Kerry is a confident and insightful trainer. What I found particularly impressive was the effort that she put into understanding the needs of the organisation and the way we operate in the market. As a result, the training was clear, focused and relevant.

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

MHP

PR MANAGER

COPYRIGHT LICENSING AGENCY

FOUNDER

GREENHOUSE PR

 

TIME MANAGEMENT

Participants in this session will learn how to increase their effectiveness, enabling them to achieve greater productivity and revenue for the business. They will understand how to manage projects on time, with minimum over-servicing and with maximum results.

  • Work smarter, not harder

  • Identify and eliminate time stealers

  • Understand the difference between urgent and important

  • Learn how to prioritise

  • Look ahead and plan effectively

  • Give and receive thorough briefings

  • Understand the art of effective meetings

  • Overcome procrastination

  • Deal with interruptions and the unexpected

  • Know how to negotiate and say yes, under your terms

  • Manage up

  • Understand how to prevent over-servicing

  • Adapt to individual energy levels and productivity patterns

  • Handle emails and make full use of electronic tools

 
 

RESILIENCE

Corporate life is vibrant, varied and dynamic, which is why we love it. However, it also brings challenges: managing demanding clients, juggling multiple projects and often working long hours. This workshop is designed to help professionals be even more resilient to the realities of working in a busy environment. It teaches them how to deal with stress, how to reframe challenging situations and how to adopt a problem solving mindset.

  • Navigate bumps in the road with a cool head and solution-focused attitude

  • Lead by example at all times, PROTECTING the team not PROJECTING your anxiety

  • Create constructive support networks – not unhelpful over-sharing or moaning

  • See things through a RATIONAL not EMOTIONAL lens

  • Manage up, coming armed with solutions not problems

  • Reframe setbacks as learning experiences

  • Understand your own limiting beliefs and how they can lead to negativity

  • Appreciate the power of positivity and optimism

  • Develop flexibility and adaptability skills

  • Use tried and tested problem-solving strategies 

  • Deal with issues head on, taking personal responsibility and control, not allocating blame

  • Understand the psychology of stress and its physiological impact

  • Establish a healthy work-life balance, including diet, sleep and exercise

  • Understand your stress triggers and know exactly what to do when they arise

ASSERTIVENESS

This workshop offers practical techniques for feeling more confident in handling other people and dealing with difficult situations. It looks at how to get tougher with clients, customers and colleagues, while staying true to your values.

  • Listen to your self talk and reframing negative assumptions

  • Use assertive language to avoid apologising, justifying and defending

  • Take a positive approach to life and work

  • Communicate with confidence and gravitas

  • Push back and saying no

  • Manage unreasonable expectations

  • Prepare for difficult conversations

  • Manage conflict