Virtual/Instructor-led training

Dealing With Overwhelming Workloads

Introduction

Organizations today are facing unprecedented levels of workloads due to staff shortages, and poor communication between managers and employees, which can easily become overwhelming for all parties. A heavy workload can lead to stress, burnout, and a decrease in productivity – thus negatively impacting the organization’s bottom line. 

In this presentation, participants will learn about various strategies to deal with overwhelming workloads.

Details​
  • Unpacking the Weight of Heavy Workloads: Understanding Their Impact on You and Your Organization
  • Task Management Mastery: Prioritizing and Allocating Time for Efficient Workload Handling
  • Share the Load: Delegating Tasks and Empowering Teammates for Collective Success
  • Navigating Work Distractions: Strategies to Manage Interruptions and Stay Focused
  • Setting Boundaries for Personal Well-Being: Safeguarding Energy and Attention for Critical Tasks
  • Leverage Your Network: Collaborative Solutions and Task Delegation to Tackle Workload Challenges
  • The Power of Effective Breaks: How to Recharge and Refocus for Maximum Productivity

included in 90-min, Half Day & Full Day sessions

  • Workload Impact Assessment: Participants analyze their workload, categorize tasks by importance and urgency, estimate time required, and discuss how heavy workloads affect their well-being and productivity.
  • Task Prioritization and Allocation Simulation: Participants prioritize and allocate tasks using principles like the Eisenhower Matrix, simulating real-world workload scenarios to enhance efficient task management.
  • Delegation and Collaboration Workshop: Small groups practice effective delegation and teamwork by allocating tasks based on individual strengths, fostering collective success.

included in 90-min, Half Day & Full Day sessions

  • Eisenhower Matrix: A prioritization tool that categorizes tasks into four quadrants (urgent and important, not urgent but important, urgent but not important, neither urgent nor important) to guide task management.
  • SMART Goals: A framework for setting specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound goals to enhance focus and productivity.
  • Pomodoro Technique: A time management technique involving focused work intervals (usually 25 minutes) followed by short breaks to improve concentration and productivity.