Personal Development

Goal Setting - Getting Things Done (E1421)

Our Goal Setting and Getting Things Done course will cover strategies to help participants overcome procrastination. These skills will translate into increased satisfaction in their professional and personal lives. Your participants will learn the Goal Setting characteristics of successful people and in turn will become happier and more productive individuals.

Everyone has dreams and goals. Achieving personal and professional goals, however, requires planning and action. Learning how to manage time and set realistic goals will increase your chance of success in every area of your life. Following the advice in this course will help increase your productivity and help you achieve your dreams.

At the end of this course, participants should be able to:
· Overcome procrastination
· Manage time effectively
· Accomplish important tasks
· Self-motivate
· Create SMART goals

Course Overview:
Module One: Getting Started

Module Two: Overcoming Procrastination (I)
Eat That Frog!
Just Do It
The 15 Minute Rule
Chop It Up
Case Study
Module Two: Review Questions

Module Three: Overcoming Procrastination (II)
Remove Distractions
Start Small and Build
Reward Yourself
Set Realistic Deadlines
Case Study
Module Three: Review Questions

Module Four: Four P’s of Goal Setting
They Need to Be Positive
They Need to Be Personal
They Need to Be Possible
They Need to Be Prioritized
Case Study
Module Four: Review Questions

Module Five: Improving Motivation
Remember Peak Moments
Write Down Your Goals
Use Gamification
Track Your Progress
Case Study
Module Five: Review Questions

Module Six: Wise Time Management
Urgent/Important Matrix
The 80/20 Rule
Utilize a Calendar
Create a Ritual
Case Study
Module Six: Review Questions

Module Seven: Tips for Completing Tasks
One Minute Rule
Five Minute Rule
Break Up Large Tasks
Utilize Technology
Case Study
Module Seven: Review Questions

Module Eight: Increase Your Productivity
Repeat What Works
Get Faster
Remove “Should” from Your Dictionary
Build on Your Successes
Case Study
Module Eight: Review Questions

Module Nine: “To Do” List Characteristics
Focus on the Important
Chunk, Block, Tackle
Make It a Habit
Plan Ahead
Case Study
Module Nine: Review Questions

Module Ten: Smart Goals
Case Study
Module Ten: Review Questions

Module Eleven: Mistakes Will Happen
Accept It
Bouncing Back
Adapt and Learn from Them
If Needed, Ask for Help
Case Study
Module Eleven: Review Questions

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up
Words from the Wise
  • Goal Setting - Getting Things Done
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever