Focus or Fail Workshop presented by Steve Norton

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Focus or Fail Workshop presented by Steve Norton

from 225.00

Course: Focus or Fail: Tips for Organizing Your Stuff, Prioritizing Your Activities, and Becoming More Effective

Description: This 1-day offering is based on the book, Focus or Fail: 50 Tips for Organizing Your Stuff, Prioritizing Your Activities, and Becoming More Effective. This is designed as an Clearly defining what a successful outcome looks like and getting stakeholder buy-inHow to sharpen your focus on what is important and ensure you are always working on the highest value tasks

Quickly evaluating numerous options/actions/recommendations to identify the most effective use of resources

Time management strategies and techniques that really work

Potent communication strategies for improving performance through feedback and for providing the most constructive feedback possible to team members

Delegating fully and effectively

Taking responsibility and empowering yourself to succeedengaging workshop. That is, the format includes: 1) teaching point, 2) hands-on small group activity to practice the strategy taught, and 3) debrief the exercise to bridge the strategy to real life application.

This format is repeated several times with different (and very practical) tips, tools and strategies that can be implemented by managers and team members from all industries. The outcome is that attendees not only learn new tools, techniques, and strategies, they also practice them to ensure a seamless implementation into the work place.

The topics include:

•  Clearly defining what a successful outcome looks like and getting stakeholder buy-inHow to sharpen your focus on what is important and ensure you are always working on the highest value tasks

• Quickly evaluating numerous options/actions/recommendations to identify the most effective use of resources

• Time management strategies and techniques that really work

• Potent communication strategies for improving performance through feedback and for providing the most constructive feedback possible to team members

• Delegating fully and effectively

• Taking responsibility and empowering yourself to succeed

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Speaker Bio

Steve Norton is the Founder of Project Management Skills, LLC and has over 30 years of experience in the nuclear industry – building nuclear facilities, operating them, and also tearing them down. He’s won awards for leading high risk/high value projects, he’s held senior management positions for several Fortune 500 companies, and led the Project Management Office for a $1.2 Billion project. Steve has a master’s degree in project management from Boston University and earned his PMP credential in 2005.   He is co-author of the best-selling book, The Success Secret, with Jack Canfield who is co-creator of the Chicken Soup for the Soul book series and the best-selling book, The Success Principles. Steve’s newest book is Focus or Fail, a helpful, easy read that offers “50 tips for organizing your stuff, prioritizing your activities, and becoming more effective.”

Steve teaches PMP Exam Prep Boot Camps, provides training on specific project topics, and consults with a variety of industries. He’s served as a PMI Chapter Board of Directors member, led numerous chapter projects, and was named PMI Volunteer of the Year at the North American PMI Congress event.