Productivity is essential for every business to thrive. A dynamic workforce is motivated, agile and sees the benefit of success for both themselves and the company. In a world that is growing increasingly full of distractions though, it can be easy to let time slip away and productivity levels slide.

In this engaging and interactive Boosting Productivity course identify the elements that impact effective time management, personality types, stress and much more. Learn about the different types of procrastination and how to combat them. Also about how the way we think impacts upon our ability to get things done on time and with the least stress.

Within the course, all attendees acquire ways to structure to-do list that help manage and complete tasks from the day to day to larger projects, both as an individual and in their wider teams.


About the Chair: Rachel Coffey
Rachel is a professional life coach, business & career coach and also a fully qualified voice coach. She works with individuals and businesses who want to change things for the better. She sees her reward as seeing clients make that positive change they have been waiting for. Rachel’s passionate about what she does and works from a client-centred perspective. In terms of coaching, that means that everybody she works with is treated as the individual they are. Everything about the coaching is tailored around you, the techniques, the pace and the solutions. That’s why it works.

Learning Outcomes

  • Examine what makes us procrastinate and how it affects us
  • Discover the two different types of procrastination and how to deal with them
  • Learn strategies to help us feel motivated and focussed
  • Ascertain how our personality type affects productivity
  • Understand how to identify dilatory stress in ourselves and others
  • Acquire a practical tool to help us manage tasks and projects
09:15 - 10:00

Introduction and clarification of learning outcomes

10:00 - 10:30

What stops you getting things done?

  • Ascertain your key areas of procrastination
  • Identify your productivity blocks
  • Discuss the impact this has on you and those around you
10:30 - 11:00

What is the impact of a lack of productivity?

  • How much time do we lose?
  • What are the negative impacts?
  • The benefits of productivity on the individual
11:00 - 11:15


11:15 - 12:30

Indirect Procrastination

  • What are the two main types of procrastination?
  • What causes indirect procrastination?
  • Identifying indirect procrastination and its impact in your workplace
  • 3 ways to deal with indirect procrastination
12:30 - 13:15


13:15 - 13:45

Direct Procrastination

  • Habitual behaviour of direct procrastination
  • Noticing ingrained patterns in the wider workplace
  • The impact of direct procrastination in the working environment
  • The potential to change the culture of direct procrastination
13:45 - 14:00

Stress and ineffective working methods

  • Identifying stress in yourself
  • Identifying stress in others
  • Approaches to dealing with productivity stress in others
14:00 - 14:45

Productivity personality types

  • Discover your productivity personality type
  • Learn about the strengths, limitations and insights of each productivity type
14:45 - 15:00


15:00 - 15:30

Productivity tool

  • Introduction to the tool
  • Examining elements of the tool
  • How the tool works
15:30 - 16:00

Putting the tool to work

  • Exercise: using the tool in practice
16:00 - 16:15

Feedback, evaluation and closing remarks

Rachel Coffey

Rachel is a professional life coach, business & career coach and also a fully qualified voice coach. She works with […]

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Q: Can I book without a purchase order number?

A: Yes. After you have booked on to the course, simply email  [email protected] and attach the purchase order raised. Please quote your order reference number and the course you are booked onto.

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Q: Is lunch included?

A: Yes, a seated two-course hot buffet is served at lunch. Light breakfast is served in the morning and a wide selection of tea and coffee are served throughout the day.

Q: I have special dietary requirements; how can I request this?

A: Special dietary requirements can be catered for, please ensure you include this in the further information box when registering your place. If you have forgotten to add this, you can also send your requirements to [email protected] or call 0800 014 2468. Please let us know as soon as possible so we can ensure your needs are met.

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Q: What is your cancellation policy?

A: Cancellations must be received in writing 30 working days before the date of the event and will be subject to a £195+VAT administration fee. Cancellations received after this time will be subject to the full delegate fee. View full terms and conditions here

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Q: Will there be WI-FI?

A: Yes, all our venues have the latest technology, offer full audio-visual support and high-speed wifi.