Hi there. One or more members of your team will be attending the Smart Work with MS Outlook workshop in the coming weeks. This is a fantastic opportunity for them to increase their personal productivity, and for you as their manager, to support their behavioural change. This is designed to help you to help them to embed their new skills and behaviours.
The Smart Work workshop focuses on three key areas of productivity.
Your team member will learn to learn how to manage their work in an integrated way and will apply the theory directly to their own work in MS Outlook during the workshop. That means they will leave the day set up and ready to implement. Please see the attached Working Smarter whitepaper for a full overview of the Smart Work approach to productivity.
We believe that when you invest a day of your precious time in training, you must walk away with a real and sustained change in behaviour. A few tips and tricks are not enough return on the investment. So here is a list of the behavioural changes you would hope to see after the training:
So, what is your role in their learning? How could you help them to implement these changes and to build new habits? We believe that the best way you can help them before the training is to meet with them to understand what they feel the key things they need to work on are, set your expectations, and agree a plan of action for after the training. Here are some questions you could ask that will help guide the conversation:
Productivity is so important in today’s busy workplace. Thank you for taking the time to maximise the chances of your team implementing the Smart Work system. Please feel free to call or email me if you have any questions, or would like to discuss any part of the program.