Overcoming a Challenging Workload – Focus / Plan / Do It

Participant Group: All Staff

Facilitator: David Longstaff, Positive People



This workshop has two elements:

A) a 3-hour workshop on ‘Focusing and Planning’

B) access to an eLearning package


The workshop will examine:


  • Identifying and focusing on our priorities
  • The Daily Big 3
  • Managing projects effectively
  • Creating to do lists that work


  • A 5-stage approach to manage our inputs
  • Capturing effectively into external tools
  • Embedding the Weekly Review


  • An introduction to the eLearning package at Focus Plan Do It!
  • The eLearning package will signpost to videos/articles about Microsoft productivity tools (Login details are sent to all participants after each session)


Learning Outcomes:

  • Skillfully manage a busy schedule
  • Feel on top of work & home life
  • Get the inbox back to empty
  • Effectively plan & progress projects
  • Clarify roles, prioritise goals, learn to say ‘no’


Date: Wednesday 6th March 2024

Time: 9.30am - 12.30pm

Location: MS Teams

Open for booking Via ESS 

Staff Wellbeing & Development

First Floor, Block E, Food Science Building, UCC, T12 YN60