Lifes A Juggling Act - Time Management and Work Life Balance

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Life's a Juggling Act - how to manage your job, your home life, your other projects, the kids, and the other people in your office. Tame the phone and your e-mail accounts.
Delegate so effectively that you leverage your time and duplicate or quadruple the amount you can get done every day.

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Lifes A Juggling Act - Time Management and Work Life Balance

  1. 1. Life’s a juggling act with Yvonne Emery BA (hons), Chartered MCIPD Motivational Specialist Property Investment Coach National Speaker Seminar Organiser Business Consultant Mother of 2 Wife Daughter Sister General dogs body
  2. 2. How are we going to use our time <ul><li>Why some people are mega-organised and others are always ‘fashionably’ late </li></ul><ul><li>Seeing time from a different perspective </li></ul><ul><li>Doubling your time and effectiveness </li></ul><ul><li>How to achieve your ‘to do’ list every day </li></ul><ul><li>Creating time for something you want to do </li></ul><ul><li>Question time </li></ul>
  3. 3. Start with the end in mind <ul><li>“ Don’t count time – make time count” </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Dan Kennedy </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>What would you do with your time if you had more of it? </li></ul><ul><li>When we learn the value of time to ourselves we will perfect the art of delegation </li></ul>
  4. 4. Organised or Late <ul><li>Procrastination </li></ul><ul><li>Allergic to deadlines </li></ul><ul><li>The mindset of effective people </li></ul><ul><li>Realising the power of time </li></ul><ul><li>Reflecting our inner self </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>In time or through time </li></ul><ul><li>Looking at time through a different perspective </li></ul><ul><li>Past, present, future </li></ul><ul><li>Things you are putting off </li></ul>Time Lines
  6. 7. <ul><li>Through Time </li></ul><ul><li>Time passes outside your body </li></ul><ul><li>Disassociated memories </li></ul><ul><li>Tend to plan ahead </li></ul><ul><li>Work to deadlines precisely </li></ul><ul><li>Stay on track, & aware of time passing </li></ul><ul><li>Separate work and play </li></ul><ul><li>Hard to focus ‘here & now’ </li></ul><ul><li>Often categorise and group memories </li></ul><ul><li>Write books on TM </li></ul>Time Lines
  7. 8. <ul><li>In Time </li></ul><ul><li>Time goes through your body </li></ul><ul><li>Caught up in the now </li></ul><ul><li>Not aware of time passing, or duration </li></ul><ul><li>Associated memories </li></ul><ul><li>Tend not to plan – TM Sceptics </li></ul><ul><li>Like options, okay with chaos </li></ul><ul><li>Poor at meeting deadlines </li></ul><ul><li>Work and play are the same </li></ul><ul><li>Often set artificially early deadlines not to be late </li></ul><ul><li>Spontaneous and flexible </li></ul>Time Lines
  8. 9. Effective Delegation <ul><li>Donna M Gennett - If you want it done right, you don’t have to do it yourself </li></ul><ul><li>Prepare beforehand </li></ul><ul><li>Clearly define and describe each task </li></ul><ul><ul><li>a) Be specific </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>b) Ask for it to be repeated back to ensure he or she fully understands what is expected </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Clearly define the timeframe within which the task must be completed </li></ul><ul><li>Define the level of authority along with the task </li></ul><ul><ul><li>a) Recommend </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>b) Inform and initiate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>c) Act </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Set up checkpoint meetings to hear what’s happening and to offer guidance if necessary </li></ul><ul><ul><li>a) Early and frequently at first, then taper off </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Hold a debriefing session to discuss what went well, what could have been improved and what has been learned </li></ul>
  9. 10. Benefits of being an effective delegator <ul><li>Gives me more time </li></ul><ul><li>Helps me focus on what’s most important </li></ul><ul><li>Allows staff to grow in capability and confidence </li></ul><ul><li>Allows me to develop, coach, and mentor my team </li></ul><ul><li>Creates opportunities to provide recognition </li></ul><ul><li>Allows for clear documentation of poor performance </li></ul><ul><li>Ensures successful results </li></ul><ul><li>Donna M Gennet. </li></ul>
  10. 11. Avoid the time vampires <ul><li>E-mail </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Phone </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>People </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Yourself </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 12. Eat that frog! Brian Tracy – eat that frog! 21 simple steps A1 to B3 A – absolutely have to do it B – better do it fairly soon C – could do it if I have time D – ditch it Focus
  12. 13. Creating more time What would you do if you could find the time to do it? Group coaching 0845 094 6628 www.YvonneEmeryCoaching.co.uk [email_address]

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