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Getting on Top of It All - working smarter

Getting on Top of It All  - working smarter
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Today’s work environment is an increasingly busy one with technology adding to the hectic pace by its non-stop bombardment of requests.

Conflicting demands and a myriad of other pressures often result in increased stress and the important jobs not being completed. However, there are skills and techniques that you can learn to help you to be more effective, stay focused and handle the pressure and heavy workloads. There is truth in the cliché “working smarter” if you know how.

This one-day workshop will provide you with powerful practical techniques, covering:

  • Why important things often don’t get done on time, and what to do about it
  • Five ways to increase productivity that almost no one ever uses
  • The four proven ways to keep yourself and your staff motivated to consistently work at the highest level
  • How to avoid feeling stressed out – even though your “to do” list is endless
  • The three time management techniques that you’re not using that are critical to your success
  • How to know and avoid what is a poor use or waste of your time
  • How to set goals that excite you, and how to guarantee they actually get done
  • Three ways to elicit help and cooperation from other people
  • The smart things to do with the extra time you’ll have when you’re on top of it all.

Learning objectives

In this one-day, fast paced and fun workshop, you will learn how to:

  • Get the truly important work done which tends to be put off or never completed.
  • Handle heavy workloads with greater ease, efficiency, and effort.
  • Manage yourself and others to stay motivated, focused, and productive over a long period of time.
  • Take more time to relax since you’ll finally be “on top of it all”.


This workshop will include a mix of lecture, exercises, and group interaction.

Who should attend

All practitioners at all levels. Support staff will also benefit. Note: places are limited so register early to avoid disappointment.


Course materials will be issued at registration on the day.


  • 9.00am - 4.30pm


  • Jonathan Robinson, California, USA

Fee (incl GST)


  • $495 - NZLS members and Associate members
  • $555 - Non-members

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Download PDF brochure and registration form here.

Wellington 19 March
Auckland 22 March

Cancellation and refund policy

Please note: Minimum and maximum numbers apply. Registrations will be accepted on a first-come/first-served basis. Registrations close 10 working days before the presentation date (the closing date). NZLS CLE Ltd reserves the right to cancel any session that does not reach the budgeted minimum number of registrations. This decision will be made on the closing date and a full refund will be made to each registrant of the cancelled session. If you cancel your registration before the closing date, a refund will be made, less a $100 administration fee. After the closing date, there will be no refund. You may transfer your registration until five working days before the presentation. Please advise NZLS CLE Ltd in writing of the change.

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Wellington 6140
New Zealand