What’s getting in the way? <ul><li>Tips to improve your productivity </li></ul><ul><li>Sarah Matthews, SFM Consulting </li...
Electronic interruptions
The most important commodity
No planning = No focus
Time flies… <ul><li>…  when you haven’t planned when to do your priorities </li></ul>
Successful?
The way forward
<ul><ul><li>Priority-focused diary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Schedule priorities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Different col...
If you want ….
<ul><ul><li>You’ll achieve: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Priorities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><...
Start NOW <ul><li>Turn off all interruptions </li></ul><ul><li>Make 2 to do lists – revenue/strategic and everything else ...
<ul><li>Thank you </li></ul>
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What's getting in they way of your productivity?

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10 minute presentation given at breakfast at Chichester College Business Breakfast Club on 10th January 2012. Contact me for sheet summarising key points sarah@sfmconsulting.co.uk

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What's getting in they way of your productivity?

  1. 1. What’s getting in the way? <ul><li>Tips to improve your productivity </li></ul><ul><li>Sarah Matthews, SFM Consulting </li></ul>
  2. 2. Electronic interruptions
  3. 3. The most important commodity
  4. 4. No planning = No focus
  5. 5. Time flies… <ul><li>… when you haven’t planned when to do your priorities </li></ul>
  6. 6. Successful?
  7. 7. The way forward
  8. 8. <ul><ul><li>Priority-focused diary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Schedule priorities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Different colours indicate what is fixed and moveable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Schedule everything – admin, breaks, social , exercise etc </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. If you want ….
  10. 10. <ul><ul><li>You’ll achieve: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Priorities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Better estimating </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Work-life balance </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Start NOW <ul><li>Turn off all interruptions </li></ul><ul><li>Make 2 to do lists – revenue/strategic and everything else </li></ul><ul><li>Schedule to dos in your diary </li></ul><ul><li>Remember to refuel – breaks food and sleep </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Thank you </li></ul>

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