Thrive in Chaos: Learn to Prioritize and Make Decisions Under Pressure

How to Manage Under Pressure

Are you in a chaotic work environment where change and transition are the norm?  This seminar teaches you to turn confusion and disorder into challenges you can manage. Learn efficient, useful tools to plan your day and adapt to shifting priorities and demands.   Together, we will build an action plan so you can achieve greater clarity, reduced stress and make better decisions at work.

Learning Objectives

  • Analyze the Origins and Effects of Chaotic Work Environments on People and Productivity
  • Explore Popular tools to Prioritize and Select the Best for Your Needs
  • Communicate Assertively When Under Pressure and Learn How to Decline a Request
  • Learn to Make Better Decisions Faster

Understand Chaos at Work

  • Identify the Origins of Chaotic Work Environments
  • Estimate the Impact of Chaos on Individuals, Teams, and Organizations
  • Mini Action Plan

Determine Priorities & Stay Focused

  • Identify Common Barriers to Successful Prioritization
  • Compare a Proactive vs. Reactive Work Approach
  • Explore How You Spend and Waste Your Time
  • Assess Time Management Strategies to Find a Method That Fits Your Work Style
  • Mini Action Plan

Assertive Communication Under Pressure

  • Use Verbal and Non-verbal Assertive Communication to Navigate Workplace Challenges and Pressure
  • Employ Assertive Responses When Feeling Manipulated or Provoked
  • Decline a Request Professionally, Whether from Your Manager, Your Peers or Your Customers
  • Identify and Leverage Collaborative Language When Under Stress
  • Mini Action Plan

Make Decisions Under Pressure

  • Determine Risks of Making Decisions Under Pressure
  • Identify Good Decision Making Criteria and Questions
  • Explore Seven Decision Making  Biases and Learn to Mitigate Their Impact
  • Customize Decision Making Models and Methods to Create the Best Fit for You
  • Final Action Plan

Target Audience:
Managers at all levels.

Course Cost: $450

Duration:
One day 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Dates / Location:
Directions to all locations will be sent with your confirmation

  • March 7, 2017 – San Francisco, CA
  • May 24, 2017 – San Francisco, CA

LSA Public Classes can be customized and delivered onsite at your company. To review the onsite program, please click here. To speak with an LSA Global Expert about your customized on-site options, please contact us.

 

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