Time and priority management

The open event

A unique one-day workshop

We’re all faced with more competing demands on our time than ever before. But do we even know where our time goes?

Knowing how we spend it is the first step towards being able to control how we spend it. What non-essential activities can you drop? If there are things you can’t drop, how can you manage them better? How can you be more intentional about how you run your day? Learn all this and more over the course of a day with expert trainer Rosie Bedford.

Full details below…

Rosie Bedford

Dates to book

Venue: British Dental Association, 64 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 8YS 

Dress code: smart casual

Time and priority management

A one-day workshop

This is an opportunity to explore different approaches to time and priority management. How can you manage interruptions better? How can you structure your day around your peak energy moments? How can you make your life easier by using the compass, not the clock?

Learning objectives

  • Explain the essential principles of time management
  • Explore how they can use their time so that it better aligns with their goals
  • Identify ways of using different planning tools to stay on track
  • Articulate the importance of being proactive and avoiding firefighting
  • Understand how to apply different strategies in a series of typical workplace situations

Expert trainer

This workshop is delivered by Rosie Bedford.

Rosie is an enthusiastic and highly experienced trainer, facilitator and coach with a passion for developing people to be the best they can be.

She is on a personal mission to empower others to have a positive mindset and to become exceptional communicators with heightened awareness of self and others.

Rosie brings a theatrical background to all her training workshops, making them truly interactive, engaging and memorable.

Workshop outline

1 Time audit

  • How do you actually spend your time?
  • Important v ‘urgent’
  • The problem with ‘busy’
  • The ‘runaround’ dilemma
  • Going beyond ‘busyness’
  • Pareto’s law

2 Eliminating wasted time

  • Identifying your ‘time-stealers’
  • ‘To-do’ lists or ‘to don’t’ lists?

3 Managing yourself

  • Self-management challenges
  • Overcoming procrastination
  • Impact of stress and pressure

4 Keeping on track

  • How do you make sure you focus on your priorities – and don’t lose sight of them, especially when you’re busy?
  • The First Things First Model (FTFM)
  • Compass or clock?
  • Challenge your plan – the ‘planning fallacy’

5 Getting things done

  • The 4Ds
    • Do it
    • Dump it
    • Delegate it
    • Defer it
  • Making things happen
  • ‘Overwhelm’ and multi-tasking
  • Managing competing priorities
  • Attention, focus and willpower – working with your circadian rhythm, not against it

6 Strategies

  • Blocking time
  • Managing emails
  • Managing interruptions
  • Managing meetings

7 Actions and next steps

  • Review
  • Personal action planning
  • Next steps

Dates to book

Venue: British Dental Association, 64 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 8YS 

Dress code: smart casual

If you’ve got any requirements at all around time and priority management, please just give us a call on 01582 463460 to talk it through.