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Managing Time and Multiple Priorities

Course Length: 1/2 day

This course focuses on how to handle tight deadlines, changing priorities, high expectations and multiple demands on your time.

Even when you’re having a day when everything seems to be top priority, you’ll learn to stay relaxed, organized and productive. You’ll learn effective, easy-to-use techniques to enable you to keep track of and accomplish multiple priorities, get more done every day and have time to relax, too.

Key Topics

This highly-acclaimed time management training will show you how to:
  • Handle multiple and conflicting priorities
  • Deal with tight deadlines and stress
  • Avoid over-commitment
  • Get your email inbox under control
  • Use time management shortcuts to work smarter – not harder
  • Use a special NASA formula to better estimate when a project will be finished
  • Turn vague promises, such as “When I get around to it” into firm commitments
  • Avoid burnout by learning to successfully deal with time pressures
  • Successfully plan and prioritize according to payoff
  • Manage multiple demands when everything is top priority
  • Handle interruptions and stop/start situations
  • Say “no” tactfully and still be viewed as a team player
  • Overcome procrastination
  • Deal with information overload
  • Tactfully handle interruptions
  • Gain more free time every day
  • Make a plan to follow through for continued improvement
  • Avoid time crunches, handle unexpected job emergencies and salvage hectic days

Can't take the in-person training? Learn about our online Time Management program.


Class is full of practical suggestions and inspiration. Blue Coat Systems, Inc., Sr. Tech Writer
Such a valuable subject. My team would likely double in productivity if the ideas in this class were put in to practice. Cupertino-based Technology Company, UX Designer
Janet Bailey was an absolute pleasure. She was fun, energetic (without being corny) and managed to keep us all engaged in the subject matter.
I would highly recommend this class and Janet to everyone I know. TIBCO Software, Operations Analyst
This class is very useful - I can apply the techniques right away. Synopsys, Inc., Applications Engineer


 Janet Bailey

JANET BAILEY is a highly rated speaker, coach and award-winning writer on productivity and communication. She has developed creative methods to help leaders focus on the right priorities and has trained hundreds of engineers, sales professionals and managers to communicate clearly and to handle tough, demanding workloads. Her presentations throughout the U.S. and U.K. offer practical, powerful techniques that participants use right away to save time and stay on message.

Her columns and articles on time management, life balance, psychology and career development have appeared in leading publications including Chief Executive, Bottom Line Personal, Robb Report, Health and Reader's Digest. Her entertaining history of San Francisco, The Great San Francisco Trivia & Fact Book, was an Amazon bestseller. As a corporate communications consultant, she has helped clients from a wide variety of industries reach their audiences effectively.

Janet has a degree in journalism and psychology from Stanford University, was an adjunct faculty member at New York University, and has served in leadership roles for the National Speakers Association and the American Society of Journalists and Authors

 MaryAnn Murphy

MARYANN MURPHY is a professional organizer, speaker, and time-management consultant who has spent more than 25 years helping people learn new skills and be more organized. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, and holds a certificate as Specialist in Chronic Disorganization from the Institute for Challenging Disorganization. A former psychotherapist, Maryann has also worked in business and government, and can speak to the challenges of organizing both time and space in a variety of settings. 

Maryann is a member of the National Speakers Association and the American Society for Training and Development. She’s also a Distinguished Toastmaster (the highest earned honor in Toastmasters International) and a member and past Director of Professional Development for NAPO-New England (the National Association of Professional Organizers).

Maryann has appeared on television and radio, and spoken to small groups, large rallies, and everything in between, helping people manage their time as well as their living and work spaces.

 Peter Turla

PETER TURLA is a former NASA rocket designer who was on the design team of some of our nation’s most successful rockets including the Saturn 5. While he was at NASA he also developed and applied innovative time-management techniques to solve problems dealing with fast-changing priorities, frequent interruptions, stress, and tight deadlines.

Peter in now the president of National Management Institute and is an internationally acclaimed author and speaker whose practical time-management strategies have been featured on more than 200 radio and TV shows and in dozens of publications, such as the New York Times, Industry Week, the London World News and USA Today.

Oct 05
9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Intuitive Surgical
Bldg 108 - Training Room 4
1020 Kifer Road
Sunnyvale, CA

Sunnyvale, CA


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