we live in times where we are bombarded by stuff. It comes
at us from all over and can set some of us into a dizzy
state. Where should we focus? The Internet, technology and
equipment that we have at our disposal only make it more
difficult. There is so
is so many things. It personifies personal growth, health,
well-being or wellness, and being less stressed.
Self Management allows you to be a better person
for yourself and for others. It gives you control over your
work and life. You
communicate better, make time for the meaningful things – you know what these are and you plan for
them. You feel more
whole, more happy, more
Self Management is very connected to coaching because it is very much about you creating
positive change in your life, living according to your
values and principles, while being fully responsible and
accountable. It involves learning new ways and habits of
being more efficient and effective. We only have so much
time in any day, so how do you make the most out of
Here are 5 P's to concentrate
on to being more productive, happier,
more fulfilled and successful human being.
Proactive - Do not wait
for things to happen to you. Create your work and life the
way YOU want it to be. Coaching can
be very helpful in mapping out your purpose and
path. Proactivity is Stephen Covey's first habit.
See more in his book called "The Seven Habits of Highly
Planning and Prioritizing
- Since there is so much we need to choose and
plan. When we choose we prioritize what is most
important for us. In your
planning include things that energize you.
Eating and Nutrition
Plan your week ahead and prioritize
according to your values and goals.
Projects - Manage
Projects both personal and business and then manage the
tasks within. In coaching we can choose a goal
which could be a project you want to succeed in. What
project do you want to prioritize and move ahead?
Play - In order to
recharge and be productive we need to have balance in our
lives. When we aim to be productive its possible to forget
that "all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy". Play
could be doing something fun and it could also be moving
your body by playing some sport you like. What fun are you
planning this week?
People - We are
surrounded by people. How do you communicate? How well do
you listen to yourself and to others? How do you work with
others? Being productive involves delegating tasks to others
and creating a support system. Who is in your support
system? Do you need more help?