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Doing the Right Things Right: How Effective Leaders Spend Time
with Laura Stack

Date: September 20, 2017
Session Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location Information:
Las Colinas Country Club
4400 North O`Connor Road, Irving, TX 75062
(972) 541-1141
Session Description
This session focuses on time management strategies that today's leaders can use to obtain productive results quickly. Successful Leaders manage the intersection of two critical values: how to spend their time effectively and how to be most efficient in those areas. They divide their time between three primary 3T Roles: Strategic Thinking, Team Focus, and Tactical Work. This seminar explores how to achieve Maximum Results in Minimum Time ®.

Laura Stack, MBA, CSP, CPAE, is best known by her moniker “The Productivity Pro®.” Stack is an award-winning keynote speaker, bestselling author, and noted authority on sales, leadership, and team productivity. She is the President & CEO of The Productivity Pro, Inc., a boutique consulting firm helping leaders increase workplace performance in high-stress environments. For over 25 years, Laura Stack’s keynote speeches and seminars have helped associations and Fortune 1000 corporations improve output, increase speed in execution, and save time in the office. She is a high-energy, high-content speaker, who educates, entertains, and motivates professionals to deliver bottom-line results. Stack is a member of the prestigious CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame, which has fewer than 200 members worldwide). She has earned the Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation from the National Speakers Association, of which she was its president in 2011-2012. Laura Stack is the bestselling author of seven books published by Random House, Wiley, and Berrett-Koehler, including her newest, Doing the Right Things Right: How the Effective Executive Spends Time (Jan. 2016). Her books have been published in more than 20 foreign editions, and she is a featured columnist for the American Business Journal, LinkedIn, Time Management, and Productive magazines. Stack has produced more than 50 online productivity training programs. Laura Stack has been featured nationally on the CBS Early Show, CNN, NPR, Bloomberg, the New York Times, USA Today, the Wall Street Journal, Entrepreneur, and Forbes magazine. Stack has been a spokesperson for Fellowes, Microsoft, 3M, Skillsoft, Office Depot, Day-Timer, and Xerox. 
Time Allocation - Topics
5% INTRODUCTION: The Principle of Doing the Right Things Right (Spending Your Time Effectively and Efficiently) and the 3T Model

30% Part I: Strategic Thinking. The executive acts as the organizational strategist, focusing on business growth.
  • Goals. Creates and sets goals in motion, based upon strategic objectives and initiatives.
  • Change. Embraces and adapts to the constant change inherent to the business world, concentrating on innovative thinking and continuous improvement.
  • Communication. Defines the mission with clarity and passion.
  • Decision Making. Makes quick, accurate decisions that frame success and productivity.
30% Part II. Team Focus. The executive serves as the conscientious leader, focusing on employee and team productivity.
  • Culture. Creates an environment where people can succeed.
  • Performance. Manages the team, tracks delegation, and provides feedback.
  • Motivation. Engages and empowers employees to boost their productivity.
  • Growth. Provides proper training and equipment to team members.
30% Part III. Tactical Work. The executive acts as the productive performer, focusing on personal task completion.
  • Time. Ensures effort is spent on the correct projects and tasks.
  • Technology. Takes advantage of useful tools without becoming their servant.
  • Speed. Adapts flexibility and agility to take advantage of opportunities.
  • Balance. Realizes that whole, healthy people contribute to organizational success.
5% CLOSURE: Performance Goals and Accountability Plan
Guide to Participant Selection
1 indicates primary target audience.
2 indicates a good fit if the level of material is appropriate.
3 indicates (in the opinion of the institute and the faculty) very limited applicability.
Senior Executive
(Pres, Exec & Sr VP)
(VP & Gen'l Mgr)
Senior Managers
(Div & Reg. Mgrs)
Middle Managers
& Superintendents

Introductory    Intermediate    Advanced
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