Tues 1 February, 10:30-12:00

Being effective for our colleagues, clients and for the business we work in requires us to be effective and efficient for ourselves first. But with so much to juggle at any given time, it can sometimes feel as if there are simply not enough hours in the day.

In order to become a time management expert, you first need to know and understand yourself, your habits and your preferences. This is the foundation from which you start to find a better, more efficient and productive way forward at both an individual and team level. This 90-minute workshop will explore your relationship with prioritisation, habits and boundaries. Join this highly interactive and lively workshop and leave with the practical knowledge to transform your working day.

This workshop covers

  • The most common pitfalls for productivity

    Simplify your approach and sharpen your focus.

  • Effective prioritisation

    Apply little habits with a big impact.

  • ‘Urgent’ versus ‘Important’

    Two little words, one big difference

  • Giving your expectations a reality check

    Develop stronger personal boundaries.

  • Managing interruptions

    How to remain focused and how to get the focus back.

You will gain

  • Reconnection with your most productive and purposeful self.

  • A commitment to positive habits that will propel you and your team forward.

  • The ability to push back with empathy and confidence.

  • The know-how to better manage your own and others’ expectations.

  • The skills to identify what’s important before you even begin your day.

Meet your trainer

Jenny McConnell

Jenny McConnell is a seasoned global user experience design leader and sought-after executive coach. Jenny enables people globally to take the inner and outer steps required to experience breakthrough in their working lives. Prior to forming her own coaching consultancy at www.jennyconsults.com, Jenny helped to transform PayPal from startup to a multi-billion dollar company. Jenny brings a deep understanding of the complex challenges and opportunities within some of the world’s fastest moving environments. Jenny has partnered with many creative agencies and teams at LinkedIn, BBC, Nike, Accenture and NHS. Jenny is a qualified Business and Executive Coach, Systemic Team Coach, Practitioner in CliftonStrengths and Insights Discovery, on the Ireland leadership team of the Association for Coaching and also the regional team of Lean In.

Pricing options

DBA members receive a discount off the standard price. To talk to us about joining the DBA, email membership@dba.org.uk. Prices include VAT. If you're buying from outside the UK please select the price without VAT.

Previous feedback for Jenny

Jenny is insightful, creative, reliable and dedicated. She is a rare find with her skilled, professional approach and inspiring personality.

Nicole Clement-Reynier, Project Manager, Number 41 Media

Jenny is dynamic, collaborative, a great communicator and listener. She leads meetings, workshops and presentations effortlessly, and is adept at bringing together different personalities and viewpoints within teams.

Tim McEvilly, Experience Design Director, Nice Agency

Jenny has great talent in guiding and helping colleagues to thrive and develop as much as possible.

Dominic Raths, Senior Screen Designer, CPS-IT GmbH