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1 PERSONAL EFFECTIVENESS Unit 7: Personal Effectiveness

1 PERSONAL EFFECTIVENESS Unit 7: Personal Effectiveness

Personal Effectiveness 2 Personal effectiveness means making use of all the personal resources at

Personal Effectiveness 2 Personal effectiveness means making use of all the personal resources at your disposal - talents, skills, energy and time to enable you to achieve both work and life goals. Ø Ø How you manage yourself impacts directly on your personal effectiveness. Ø Being self-aware, making the most of your strengths, learning new skills and techniques and developing behavioural flexibility are all key to improving your personal performance. Unit 7 Personal Effectiveness

Personal Effectiveness 3 Unit 7 Personal Effectiveness

Personal Effectiveness 3 Unit 7 Personal Effectiveness

Set Goals 4 Clearly formulate goals that you can write down, print out and

Set Goals 4 Clearly formulate goals that you can write down, print out and connect with on a daily basis. ➤ Ensure this is not only SMART (specific, measurable, achievable, realistic and time-bound) ➤ ➤ But also truly inspirational goals so that it motivates you when you say it aloud Unit 7 Personal Effectiveness

Time Management 5 ➤ Effective time management is about dealing with what is important,

Time Management 5 ➤ Effective time management is about dealing with what is important, not what is urgent Tackling apparently "urgent" issues that come up is a major factor in delaying the achievement of your goal ➤ ➤ Be aware of this distinction when you embark on an activity that may actually detract you from your goal Unit 7 Personal Effectiveness

Maintain discipline and focus 6 ➤ Just do it! Stick to your plan rather

Maintain discipline and focus 6 ➤ Just do it! Stick to your plan rather than get distracted by answering incoming emails or phone calls! Make sure you are constantly visually reminded of your Daily Action Plan ➤ Do not lose sight of your goals and what want to achieve ➤ Unit 7 Personal Effectiveness

Communicate Effectively 7 ➤ Hone your verbal, non verbal & listening skills Tone of

Communicate Effectively 7 ➤ Hone your verbal, non verbal & listening skills Tone of voice, timing and tempo ➤ ➤ ➤ “Body language” is an important part to sending and receiving messages Learn the art of listening actively Unit 7 Personal Effectiveness

Attitude 8 Embrace a positive mental attitude ➤ Understand your self-worth ➤ Acknowledge your

Attitude 8 Embrace a positive mental attitude ➤ Understand your self-worth ➤ Acknowledge your Strengths and Weaknesses ➤ Be proactive ➤ Be goal oriented ➤ Take ownership ➤ Positive can do attitude ➤ Unit 7 Personal Effectiveness

Remember the 5 D’s to success 9 Desire ➤ Drive ➤ Determination ➤ Dedication

Remember the 5 D’s to success 9 Desire ➤ Drive ➤ Determination ➤ Dedication ➤ Discipline ➤ The only place where success comes before work is in a dictionary ~ Vidal Sassoon Unit 7 Personal Effectiveness

Acknowledge Yourself 10 ➤ Get into the habit of acknowledging yourself for all the

Acknowledge Yourself 10 ➤ Get into the habit of acknowledging yourself for all the things you have accomplished during the day You will make mistakes – Learn from them! ➤ Set aside a few minutes at the end of your working day to remind yourself of all your successes ➤ Unit 7 Personal Effectiveness

Work Life Balance 11 ➤ Build downtime into your schedule to recharge yourself ➤

Work Life Balance 11 ➤ Build downtime into your schedule to recharge yourself ➤ Eat healthily and exercise ➤ Pursue a hobby ➤ Take pride in your appearance ➤ Spend quality time with loved ones ➤ Pamper yourself regularly Unit 7 Personal Effectiveness

Final thought… 12 Unit 7 Personal Effectiveness

Final thought… 12 Unit 7 Personal Effectiveness

13 Thank You! Maryrose Francica maryrose@women. org. mt

13 Thank You! Maryrose Francica [email protected] org. mt