Time Management Strategies: Work Life Balance
Have you ever wished that you can knock off right on the dot at six everyday and still completed all the necessary work required from you?
Effective Time Management Strategies to Achieve Work Life Balance!
Effective time management is required skill for most business professionals, but not every one knows the best-practice techniques for better managing your time and getting more accomplished in less time. More than often, you felt that there is too much to do, but you have very little time to accomplish everything. You ended up staying back at work and spend less time with family or your social circles.
You may have wondered why are some people able to complete their work well while enjoying after work life. The secret lies in their ability to crystallise their goals; devise clear implementation strategy; and prioritise tasks to get results.
This one-day Effective Time Management Strategies course is designed to help you achieve work life balance that you desire. You will learn time-management strategies and tips to stay sane while you balance your career with your family life. Rather than giving excuses for repeatedly missing deadlines, procrastinating and not actioning important tasks, feeling overloaded and disorganised, the workshop provides a range of time management techniques and ways of thinking that will enable you to actually take control of your time by planning and prioritising tasks effectively. This will serve to enhance your overall effectiveness and allow you to achieve more in shorter periods and will give you back a sense of control.
By the end of this high impact workshop, participants will be able to:
- Define what work-life balance is for you
- Know your priorities
- Be aware of the resources which you can use
- Master when & how to delegate for maximum productivity
- Learn time-management strategies
- Gain lasting skills to tackle procrastination
Who Should Attend
Managers, professionals and executives who desires to improve his/her time management for increased productivity at work
Communications Coach: Chia Siang Pio
Chia Siang Pio is a Public Service Commission scholar, and a graduate from the National University of Singapore with a Second Upper Honours Degree in History. Ms Chia is also a mother of three and juggles full-time work with raising her children while maintaining an active lifestyle.
After a short teaching stint, she worked in the Ministry of Defence’s Director (Policy) Office for seven years. She was also formerly a Deputy Director in the Incentives and Finance Division of the Singapore Workforce Development Agency. Leading a team of forty managers and executives, she headed the administration of the Skills Development Fund.
She has been an Associate Trainer with the Civil Service College since 2010. She has conducted countless writing courses, including in-house customised ones for public organisations such as Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Home Affairs, and as well as government-related institutions such as NUS Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, SingHealth Academy and National Healthcare Group Polyclinics.
Definition of Work-Life Balance
- Understand your needs and that of your family’s
- Set your goals – immediate, short-term & long-term
What are your priorities?
- Know what take precedence in your life now.
What resources do you have or not have?
- Make full use of your resources
- Involve your partner, children, helper, boss, colleagues, friends and family
Time management strategies
– At Work
- Identify work priorities / use an action priority matrix
- Identify time-wasters
- Use a planner / to-do list / stop-doing list
- Track your time and energy
- Stop procrastinating
- Handling interruptions
- Make full use of your lunchtime
– At Home
- Leave your work in the office
- Learn time-saving remedies
Tips to stay sane for the working mother
- Accept Imperfections
- Learn to say No
- Pamper yourself