Are you interested in learning about tools that can help you manage your time and tasks? Would you like to be more proactive, feeling in charge of your daily tasks rather than reacting to things as they arise? Do you want to find more focused time in your day, so that you can concentrate on the things that matter most?
Join librarian and instructor Brenda Hough for this interactive workshop, during which you will will assess your current time management strategies and challenges to identify opportunities for change. You will learn to:
- Identify useful time management tools (both digital and analog) for task management, goal setting, and time tracking
- Address common time management obstacles such as email overload, perfectionism, interruptions, distractions, and procrastination
- Create focused time for tasks and projects that require concentration
- Recognize the importance of taking breaks and resting in order to re-energize
- Use time management strategies for successful collaboration with others
- Develop a personalized plan for time management that is appropriate for your personality, position, and work style
Brenda Hough has been a librarian for over 20 years. She has delivered training and instruction for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, WebJunction, the Public Library Association, Infopeople, the Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies, and more. She draws on her experiences helping to create and implement innovative initiatives on the local, regional, state, and national levels. She lives in Lawrence, Kansas with her husband and 7-year old son.