Attention Management Skills
This course is will benefit managers and employees looking to increase their productivity as well as their personal job satisfaction.
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.
Every company and every manager wants to increase productivity. Constant access to information and the expectations to do more with less is overwhelming the workforce. People are easily distracted at work.
Attention management increases the ability to focus attention and can be done at the individual and organizational level. Managers are encouraged to deal with their own attention problems before trying to influence employees in their organization. In order to understand attention management, people must be aware of where they focus most of their attention. Most experts divide attention into four different areas or zones. While the names change, the ideas are all the same.
A distracted employee is a less effective employee. Employees who do not pay attention to their work can waste valuable time and make careless mistakes. Your participants will be more efficient at their job, make fewer mistakes, and overall be more productive.
At the end of this course, 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
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 Two: Review Questions
Module Three: Types of Attention
Module Three: Review Questions
Module Four: Strategies for Goal Setting
Listening to Your Emotions
Module Four: Review Questions
Module Five: Meditation
Module Five: Review Questions
Module Six: Training Your Attention
Case Study (II)
Module Six: Review Questions
Module Seven: Attention Zones Model
Module Seven: Review Questions
Module Eight: SMART Goals
The Three P’s
The SMART Way
Evaluating and Adapting
Module Eight: Review Questions
Module Nine: Keeping Yourself Focused
The One Minute Rule
The Five Minute Rule
What to Do When You Feel Overwhelmed
Module Nine: Review Questions
Module Ten: Procrastination
Why We Procrastinate
Nine Ways to Overcome Procrastination
Eat That Frog
Module Ten: Review Questions
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 Eleven: Review Questions
Words from the Wise.