How to Become a Productivity Ninja - Aid Worker Style
Whether it's managing email, determining which working group meeting to attend or balancing time to respond to our team's needs, as aid workers we need all the help we can get to be able to make deadlines and maintain a work-life balance. Of course there are a ton of resources on how to increase productivity - but what are some of the best tips for aid work?
My guest today has figured out quite a few - with a ninja twist. Lauren Pelascini's role as Sub Regional Head of Programs makes time management to balance the needs of three countries essential, and today she shares some tips from her favorite resource, Graham Allcott's book The Productivity Ninja.
In this episode you will learn ways to do the following:
- Planning your day based on your energy level
- How to know your energy levels throughout the day
- How to best manage email
- How to make meetings shorter and more efficient
- Why protecting your time is important and how to do it
- The best way to end your day
And if you can't keep track of everything Lauren covers, no worries! I have created a PDF Cheat Sheet which lists the main points for you, which you can download by clicking on the below: