Women comprise about 47% of the U.S. workforce, yet they make up barely a quarter of all senior executives at large U.S. public companies.
Fact: if you Google “time management” your search will return at least 241 million results. Time management has been the strategy to improve your productivity and more efficiently utilize the 86,400 seconds we each have in a day. In corporate America, time management workshops are a staple in all training departments. “Take control of your time!” “Get more done!” they promise.
Do you suffer from the “Sunday night scaries” and dread Monday mornings? Or hit snooze on your alarm so many times you lose count because you don’t want to get out of bed and go to work? Or do you count down the days until the weekend or your next vacation?
Do you find yourself constantly checking your email? Then wishing or praying that you could just stop? If you’re like most of us, you’ve tried to break the email addiction. However, within a few days, sometimes just a few hours, you’re hooked again and back to compulsively checking your email. Managing your email feels elusive, at best, and more often completely hopeless.
Time management training and productivity training are common terms that are often used interchangeably throughout conversations with our potential clients. There is often confusion between the two types of training. However, understanding the differences between time management training and the advantages and disadvantages of each will make it easier for you to determine which type of training is right for you.