Be Time Smart!

About the course

Procrastination, motivation and setting objectives will be explored in order to provide some coping techniques. 

  • Why we waste time
  • Procrastination – good or bad or both?
  • Understanding priorities at work and at home
  • Motivation and setting objectives
  • Avoiding distractions and dealing with time wasters

For more info or to book, please contact us: business-academy@herts.ac.uk

The course is taught by Alessandra Alonso

Alessandra Alonso is an academic with the University of Hertfordshire and Chief Mentor and Strategic Consultant at Everyday Mentor, an advisory business aimed at supporting individuals and organisations in achieving their potential through customised, outcome-driven interventions.

Alessandra has worked with many business over the last 20 years, both via the University of Hertfordshire and on a personal level, supporting their business objectives through strategic consulting, coaching and mentoring and management development.  She also lectures at postgraduate level around employability issues and has run many executive leadership programmes for national and international teams.  Alessandra held senior positions with KPMG and The World Travel & Tourism Council before setting up her own business. She serves on the boards of professional bodies and is a regular speaker at conferences nationally and internationally.

Alessandra has a first class degree in business from the University of Florence, Italy; an MSc in European Studies from the London School of Economics; an executive MBA jointly from the University of Edinburgh and ENPC Paris. She gained her certificate in coaching and mentoring for workplace performance at the Oxford School of Coaching and Mentoring and is an associate member of the Higher Education academy. Alessandra is passionate about gender issues in the workplace and has written extensively on the subject.   Alessandra is a highly energetic, passionate and driven leader who enjoys developing sustainable, mutually beneficial relationships with her clients, partners and industry colleagues. 

We never seem to have enough time, whether at work or at home. Yet we must ask: how do we actually use the time available to us? This one-day workshop will explore why we always battle with time and how we can be more effective by understanding where we go ‘wrong’.   You'll learn simple yet effective techniques to make better use of your time and get more done!

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