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Procrastination to Productivity: 6 Ways to Get Started, Get More Done and Have More Energy

Price: $149

Overview

Do you find yourself putting off important tasks to the last possible minute?

The truth is that procrastination affects both your career and your personal life. Side effects include missed opportunities, stress, anxiety, resentment, and guilt.

This webinar exposes the root causes of procrastination behaviors and hands you a number of easy-to-use tools you can use to overcome them and become far more productive.

We're sorry but this webinar is no longer available as an open enrollment webinar, but it can be delivered at your site. Please consider these alternative solutions to your development needs:


What You Will Learn

  • How to identify and understand the 4 types of procrastination behaviors that can control your actions 
  • How to create times in your day that are focused on creative or strategic thinking so that you can get done your most important tasks and still have time for innovation 
  • The "magic bullet phrase" that will get you to take action when you are tempted to put off getting started on a deliverable
  • 3 practical techniques you can do in your office or cubicle to change your energy state when you feel tired and don’t feel like getting started on a task that requires mental effort 
  • Tricks that will bypass your brain’s resistance to developing new habits so you can ensure that your new habits stick 
  • Guidelines for moving past indecision so you can make decisions swiftly and meet deadlines 
  • Tips for eliminating the fear of "what other people think" so you don’t hesitate to put your work out for a lot of people to see 
  • Ways to refocus after distractions and maintain clarity about what is most important for you to accomplish 
  • How to identify the signs of procrastination in others’ behavior

Here’s your chance to learn how to stop procrastinating and take charge of your personal and professional life… so register now!

How AMA Webinars Work

AMA Webinars provide you with a cost-effective and convenient way to boost your know-how. You can participate in the comfort of your office without the need for travel costs and time.

Because the webinar is live, you can ask our expert questions via online chat during the program. In addition, we will be sending you pre-work approximately one day before the program date via email. Please register early to get these materials which will help guide your learning process!

In addition, paid registrants will have access to an archive of the program for a minimum of one year so that you can refer to it again and again to refresh your memory.

Please note that AMA Webinars are designed to provide a learning experience for individual attendees with interactive features that might not be appropriate for group participation.

This webinar offers continuing education credits to registered participants. To qualify for CEU credits, you must register for and attend the live event using your individual log-in ID for the full 90 minutes and participate in all of the polling exercises. Archived/On Demand webinars do not qualify for CEUs.

About the Presenters

Sharon Melnick, PhD, is an executive coach and dynamic corporate trainer who combines leadership effectiveness coaching with behavior change methods she developed over ten years as a psychologist at Harvard Medical School. She is also a leading authority on practical techniques to help executives be resilient in high-stress conditions. Her clients have included, among others, Deutsche Bank, Monster Worldwide, Oracle Corp., Merrill Lynch, Pitney Bowes, Deloitte Consulting, UBS, Korn/Ferry International, Northwestern Mutual Financial Network, Visiting Nurse Service of NY, and Carpenter Technology.

 

Technical Requirements

To fully participate in this electronic, interactive and live session, please check your system (or ask your IT department) to ensure it meets the following requirements:

Supported OS, Browser and Additional Requirements

Microsoft® Windows® 98 SE, 2000, XP, Windows VistaTM Home Basic, Home Premium, Ultimate, Business, or Enterprise (32-bit or 64-bit editions)

  • Internet Explorer 5.0 or higher
  • Netscape Navigator 7.1
  • AOL 9
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5 or higher

Macintosh (OS X 10.2, 10.3, 10.4)

  • Safari 1.1 or higher
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5 or higher

Linux

  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5 or higher

Solaris

  • Mozilla 1.7 or higher

Additional Requirements:

  • Macromedia Flash Player 8 or higher
  • Macromedia Flash Player 9 or higher for Linux and Solaris
  • Minimum bandwidth requirement is 56 kb/sec

Important tip - Please allow 15 minutes prior to joining a session to conduct your set-up and testing! Dial-up connectors - please allow more time.