A distracted workforce is less than effective. Employees who do not pay attention to their work can waste valuable time and make careless mistakes. Attention management is a useful skill that allows managers to connect with their employees on an emotional level and motivate them to focus on their work and how to reach their personal and company goals.
At the end of this workshop, participants should be able to:
- Define and understand attention management.
- Identify different types of attention.
- Create strategies for goals and SMART goals.
- Be familiar with methods that focus attention.
- Put an end to procrastination.
- Learn how to prioritize time.
Module One: Getting Started
The Parking Lot
Module Two: Introduction to Attention Management
What Is Attention Management?
Stop Thinking and Pay Attention!
What Is Mushin?
What is Xin Yi (Heart Minded)?
Module Three: Types of Attention
Module Four: Strategies for Goal Setting
Listening to Your Emotions
Module Five: Meditation
Module Six: Training Your Attention
Module Seven: Attention Zones Model
Module Eight: SMART Goals
The Three P’s
The SMART Way
Evaluating and Adapting
Module Nine: Keeping Yourself Focused
The One Minute Rule
The Five Minute Rule
What to Do When You Feel Overwhelmed
Module Ten: Procrastination
Why We Procrastinate
Nine Ways to Overcome Procrastination
Eat That Frog
Module Eleven: Prioritizing Your Time
The 80/20 Rule
The Urgent / Important Matrix
Creating a Productivity Journal
The Glass Jar: Rocks, Pebbles, Sand and Water
Module Twelve: Wrapping Up
Words from the Wise
Review of Parking Lot
Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations