National Seminars Group & Padgett Thompson
a division of Rockhurst University Continuing Education Center
Course Description

Effective Goal-Setting & Planning Skills

Become more productive, less stressed - and actually succeed in your goals!

Program Description:

Imagine the satisfaction of checking off all your completed goals, one by one!

When you succeed in completing your goals, you boost your selfconfidence, your reputation, and your career. But if you’re not making progress on them, they become a source of stress. They can become overwhelming, irrelevant, or just plain frustrating. You’re not alone – we know exactly how you feel. We designed this one-day seminar to help you get on track with your goals!

The secret to hitting your goals is the right planning! Effective Goal-Setting & Planning Skills teaches you how to create goals that challenge you – and how break those goals up into manageable steps. How to realistically estimate time frames. How to make accountability work to your advantage by creating commitment and buy-in. And how to minimize distractions, balance competing obligations, and make sure you stay on track!

The absolute first step to achieving your goals? Attending this powerful one-day seminar!

The skills you learn in this training can be applied to all aspects of your life – and have a tremendous, positive impact! So what are you waiting for? Enroll now!

You’ll boost your effectiveness – guaranteed!

We’re absolutely confident that the goal-setting and planning skills and techniques you learn in this training will have a powerful impact on your career. That’s why we’re offering you a complete money-back guarantee. If you’re not 100 percent satisfied with the power of what you learn in this exciting one-day seminar, we’ll refund your money IN FULL – every last cent.

What You'll Learn

Plus a Special Section on Group Goals and gaining 100% buy-in!

Workshop Agenda

Setting Yourself Up for Success

  • The SMART way to create goals
  • The most common errors people make when creating a goal – and how to prevent them
  • Divide and conquer – breaking a goal up into realistic sections
  • Evaluating and establishing realistic deadlines
Powerful Organizational Techniques
  • Essential planning and organizing techniques
  • Calendars, day planners, and personal productivity software – finding the tools that work for you
  • Creating to-do lists that make sense – and work toward your goals
  • The power of visual reminders
Remove Obstacles and Eliminate Roadblocks
  • The most common bad habits that affect productivity – and how to avoid them
  • Creating commitment by goal sharing
  • How to convince others your goals are important
  • The power of “next-step” thinking
  • 7 steps for ending procrastination
Stay On Track and On Target
  • Stress-reducing tips when it comes down to crunch time
  • Using a mixture of short- and long-term goals to your advantage
  • Taking advantage of peak productivity times
  • The FAST track to priority management
Special Section: Group Goals
  • Creating buy-in for goals and objectives in a team environment
  • Making everybody involved feel valued and part of the team
  • Strategies for clear communication – so everyone is on the same page!
  • Understanding personality types – and making them work for you
  • Setting benchmarks and timelines for keeping everybody on track

Your Guarantee of Complete Satisfaction

We stand behind our seminars with a 100 percent , iron-clad, money-back guarantee of satisfaction. If for any reason you’re not completely satisfied with the solid skills, the tips, tools and shortcuts, and the crucial information you receive during this workshop, we’ll refund your money in full. Every penny. Guaranteed!

Program Hours:
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration begins at
8:30 a.m.

Group Discount: When 3 enroll from your organization, a 4th attends FREE!

Lunch is on your own.

Continuing Education:
Continuing education credits may be recognized by your professional board. Contact your own board to find out what's required.

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