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Managing your attention means you can get more out of your day. In a world that is full of distractions trying to get your attention we must treat it as a commoditiy. Feel and be more productive by ...

Managing your attention means you can get more out of your day. In a world that is full of distractions trying to get your attention we must treat it as a commoditiy. Feel and be more productive by using the 80/20 principle for maximum results. There are many tools you can use to help achieve this goal, but the idea is to manage your attention so you can feel a sense of accomplishment. Attention Mangement is economy.

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Learn to manage your attention to get more time and become more productive. Learn to manage your attention to get more time and become more productive. Presentation Transcript

  • Time and Attention Management Understanding, attention, is the new Economy and how to get focused.Thursday, March 4, 2010
  • Welcome to aThursday, March 4, 2010
  • Defining a leaderThursday, March 4, 2010
  • Leaders use time effectively & are personally disciplined.Thursday, March 4, 2010
  • Act with can be trusted, do not let you down.Thursday, March 4, 2010
  • Are able to respond and make quick decisions rather then react.Thursday, March 4, 2010
  • See things from other points of view.Thursday, March 4, 2010
  • Lead by example They become the change they want to see.Thursday, March 4, 2010
  • Common Leadership Challenges Managing Competing Tasks Responding vs. Reacting Work/Life Balance Empowering OthersThursday, March 4, 2010
  • Beneficial areas of focus Time & Attention Emotional Intelligence Coaching SkillsThursday, March 4, 2010
  • ATTENTION management?Thursday, March 4, 2010
  • Attention Economy Attention economics: An approach to the management of information, that treats human attention as a scarce commodity, and applies economic theory.Thursday, March 4, 2010
  • What is the significance of one hour of your attention, what about 30 minutes?Thursday, March 4, 2010
  • Where does the time go?Thursday, March 4, 2010
  • Information OverloadThursday, March 4, 2010
  • Information Avalanche 1750-1900 150 years to double 1900-1950 50 years to double 1950-1960 10 years to double 1960-1992 5 years to double Estimates have the sum of all human knowledge doubling at the rate of every 24 months.Thursday, March 4, 2010
  • Distractions & InterruptionsThursday, March 4, 2010
  • In 2007, a group of Microsoft workers, took on average 15 minutes to return to serious tasks, after dealing with incoming e-mail, if they returned at all. * New York TimesThursday, March 4, 2010
  • Executives waste six weeks per year searching for lost documents. From a survey of 2,600 executives by Esselte, maker of Pendaflex and Dymo. FastCompany Magazine, 8/2004Thursday, March 4, 2010
  • Thursday, March 4, 2010
  • Managing Competing TasksThursday, March 4, 2010
  • Recent studies at the University of London, Show that your IQ falls 10 points when you’re fielding constant e-mails, text messages, and calls.Thursday, March 4, 2010
  • The same loss as losing a night’s sleep, and more then double the point loss of smoking marijuana.Thursday, March 4, 2010
  • On a typical day, office workers are interrupted about seven times an hour, which adds up to 56 interruptions a day, 80% of which are considered trivial, according to time-management experts. Wendy Cole, TIME Magazine, 10/11/2004Thursday, March 4, 2010
  • SolutionsThursday, March 4, 2010
  • The info limit, internet research, media, non-fiction.Thursday, March 4, 2010
  • Avoid and Eliminate Distractions (Turn off and Tune In)Thursday, March 4, 2010
  • Thursday, March 4, 2010
  • Minimize multitasking. focus and complete individual tasks, whenever possible.Thursday, March 4, 2010
  • Thursday, March 4, 2010
  • Use Communication to your advantage.Thursday, March 4, 2010
  • Requester Is this urgent? When does this need to be done? What is the level of priority? What needs to be accomplished? Can you give me a moment, and I will be right with you?Thursday, March 4, 2010
  • Requesting Is this a good time? Do you have a moment? Did I catch you at a bad time? Can we schedule some time to go over this?Thursday, March 4, 2010
  • Set boundariesThursday, March 4, 2010
  • Boundary ToolsThursday, March 4, 2010
  • SchedulesThursday, March 4, 2010
  • Time BlocksThursday, March 4, 2010
  • AppointmentsThursday, March 4, 2010
  • Meeting Time LimitsThursday, March 4, 2010
  • AgendasThursday, March 4, 2010
  • Be Pro-Active I will be working on an important project for a couple hours, so please hold your questions, write them down and I will meet with you at this time.Thursday, March 4, 2010
  • Let people know if they should stop, enter carefully, or come right in.Thursday, March 4, 2010
  • Respond using AADC Acknowledge Ask Determine CommunicateThursday, March 4, 2010
  • Acknowledge the person, question,request.Thursday, March 4, 2010
  • Ask questions, find out level of priority, is it urgent, what does it require of you.Thursday, March 4, 2010
  • Determine what, when, how you will approach it.Thursday, March 4, 2010
  • Communicate it be clear on whether you will handle it now, in an hour or in five minutes.Thursday, March 4, 2010
  • Steps to SuccessThursday, March 4, 2010
  • Get OrganizedThursday, March 4, 2010
  • Make Vilfredo Proud! Consolidate Like Tasks If you focus 20% of your energy in one place, you will get 80% of your results. Pereto’s theory.Thursday, March 4, 2010
  • Prioritize: Do it, Delegate it, Defer it, or Dump it.Thursday, March 4, 2010
  • Schedule in your tasksThursday, March 4, 2010
  • Set whatever tasks you should repeat, on auto-pilot. Including weekly scheduling.Thursday, March 4, 2010
  • Stick to the time blocks; take advantage of the 80/20 principle.Thursday, March 4, 2010
  • If you do nothing else. Schedule a repeat time once a week, to get organized, and focus on your week. Stick to it, for awesome results.Thursday, March 4, 2010
  • “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.” -AristotleThursday, March 4, 2010