Set Implementation Intentions “If I’m asked to do a task and I’m busy then I shall ask what level of priority it takes because it will help me with my productivity” “When my ‘take a break’ alarm sounds, I will allow myself one minute before committing to taking my break because I know it will improve my energy and attention” “After I leave the team meeting I will transfer notes to my to do list because otherwise it’ll never get done and I’ll be back to square one” 2.
Value aligned goal – “to be the best leader I can be, effective and efficient” SIMPLE cue – turn on the laptop Prioritise productivity routines CLEAR reward – e.g. music on the way home, a beer, sense of completion? Craving a sense of accomplishment Improved leadership capabilities?
Productivity routines - from working harder to working smarter 1.Schedule activities according to your personal energy 2.Prioritise prioritising 3.Simplify through chunking 4.STOP multitasking! 5.Aim to work in sprints
Productivity routines - from working harder to working smarter 6. TAKE breaks 7. Remove or minimise distractions 8. Delegate where possible 9. Avoid thinking when you don’t have to 10. Reflect, review, refresh
Consequences of no change? Impact of planned change?
Creating Successful HABITS H ave a clear plan A lign actions with goals & values B elieve that change is possible I dentify the cue, routine, reward T ry different rewards, then change the routine S how others how it’s done!