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Manage your energy not your time

Time demands are ever-increasing, working longer hours and optimising time can only take us so far. A holistic approach focused on enhancing your personal energy can significantly increase your productivity for sustainable and healthy growth.

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Time demands are ever-increasing, working longer hours and optimising time can only take us so far. A holistic approach focused on enhancing your personal energy can significantly increase your productivity for sustainable and healthy growth.

Time management is a challenge for almost all professionals.

Workloads are going up, we are constantly connected and trying to fit more into the same amount of available time.

Most advice and training that is available focuses on time management tools. Whilst such tools can be very helpful, they focus on the notion that the only thing we can optimise is how we fit in and prioritise our time, but time is a finite resource.

Energy, however, is not finite. If we learn to understand how to optimise our energy, time itself becomes less of an issue. When we are fully engaged and energised, we are more focused, efficient and more creative. We achieve so much more in the time that is available to us.

If we don’t understand our own personal energy “boosters” and “drainers” we will be forever chasing time and this will ultimately lead to diminished performance, exhaustion and disengagement. By developing awareness about our individual energy we can truly optimise our time by being full engaged and present, without exhaustion and overwhelm.

The core problem with working longer hours is that time is a finite resource. Energy is a different story. This course will help you understand how to manage these better. 

Who should attend?

Anyone looking to take more control of their emotions by improving the quality of their energy, regardless of the external pressures they’re facing. To do this you must become more aware of how you feel at various points during the workday and of the impact these emotions have on their effectiveness. 

How will I benefit?

After attending this course, you will understand:

  • The principle of energy sources and intermittent renewal
  • The factors that influence their energy resources
  • The notions of energy boosters and drainers
  • How to take a personal energy audit
  • How to develop a personal energy optimisation plan
  • How to define a personal success plan for optimising energy
Contributes 7 CPD hours

Key topics

  • Introduction to Energy & related research
  • Energy Boosters and Drainers
  • Internal Energy Sources: Physical, Mental, Spiritual, Emotional
  • External Energy Influencers: Social, Environmental
  • Practical Exercises to identify personal energy boosters and drainers for each energy source and influencer
  • Defining personal energy optimisation formula
  • Energy audits

Mapped against UK- SPEC competencies: E

  1. Professional commitment - For Incorporated and Chartered Engineers: ‘Demonstrate a personal commitment to professional standards, recognising obligations to society, the profession and the environment’

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  • Mary Harries

    Mary Guerdoux-Harries

    Mary is an IMechE Chartered Engineer and worked for over 20 years in the engineering and technology sectors for companies such as Jaguar Land Rover, Alstom and Thales, in the UK, France and Switzerland. Her experience covers technical project management and also change management, transformation and operational excellence. Her true passion is for developing human potential and she is a qualified coach, mentor and trainer with the ICF.

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