Conversations Catalogue: Canada Feb. 2016 - Page 20

Planning at All Levels Making it All Work is the long awaited follow up to David Allen’s seminal work, Getting Things Done. The overall objective of this conversation is Self Management; with a specific focus on planning. When actions are connected to a larger purpose, they become more deliberate and are completed to a higher standard. WHAT YOU’LL BE COVERING • Overview of the “Six Horizons” from your life; from Action right through to Purpose. • Team members design their ideal life 10 to 15 years from now. • Determine how aligned current activities are with long-term goals and visions. • Planning for the future is great, but it’s action that moves your life forward. “[The] material was relevant to current projects and the team found this helpful.” —DENISE KETCHUM, LEVITT-SAFETY Rational Billions Emotion can be one of the strongest detractors from pursuing your dreams. Drawing from legendary investor Warren Buffett’s principles for investing, we explore how to best curb emotion when it comes to impacting business decisions. WHAT YOU’LL BE COVERING • Chances for success drop dramatically when working in unfamiliar areas. • Focus on planning and scheduling as keys to success, and the importance of Reflection Time. • Not all activities fit cleanly into pre-defined timeframes; share time goals with each other. 20  SELF MANAGEMENT In evaluating people, you look for three qualities: integrity, intelligence, and energy. If you don’t have the first, the other two will kill you. —THE WARREN BUFFET WAY WWW.ACTIONABLECONVERSATIONS.COM