ICTD International Centre for Training and Development

Work-Life Balance: Maximizing Productivity and Quality of Life

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About the course

Many professionals consider that work life balance is impossible to achieve. This course will not prove them wrong. However, it will demonstrate how achieving such a balance is a journey filled with a combination of discipline, determination and commitment. By providing the participants with tips on productivity enhancement, stress management and emotional intelligence, the course helps participants boost their productivity while working within a stressful environment. The course will also demonstrate how sleep, food an exercise are pivotal in helping professionals become more successful in their careers and more effective in their personal lives.

Course Objectives

By the end of the program, participants will be able to:

Enhance their productivity at work and outside by understanding the various contributors and inhibitors of a productive lifestyle. Manage their daily stress by learning how to control work-induced adrenalin and its effects on productivity Improve their effectiveness at the workplace by learning the main foods and fuels for workplace productivity Summon the energy they need every day to deal with the hectic demands of busy routines and demanding situations Make better decisions by learning how to enhance their retention of important information while minimizing their dependence on various aide-memories.

## Course Outline

Productivity in the Workplace

Personal Peaks: Lessons from the Japanese Planning: From Yearly to Daily Planners The Importance of Discipline, Routine and To-Do-Lists Creating a Contagiously Productive Environment

Adrenalin Intelligence

Adrenalin and Emotional Intelligence: The Theory & the Medical Facts Adrenalin: A Bane or a Boon The Adrenalin Buzz and Adrenalin Addiction Harnessing the Power of Adrenalin

The Business Diet

Food for Emotional Intelligence Energy Sapping Food Habits What to Eat on a Working Day Detox: Myths and Tips

Sleep and its Impact on Productivity

Myths about Sleep The Body’s 3 Main Clocks SupraChiasmatic Nucleus (SCN), Master Clock and Circadian (Biological) Rhythm

Memory Enhancement

Dementia: Definition and Facts Memory Enhancing Diets Boosting your Memory: Tips and Techniques

The Exercise-Productivity Relationship

Myths about Exercise What Doctors Don’t Tell You Your Heart in Numbers Exercise: Facts and Figures

Who should attend

This program is ideal for anyone who works in environments which are mentally and physically demanding, where the pace of work is relentless and the job and life demands are ever increasing. The program is also suitable for people who wish to improve their work-life balance by adopting healthier work habits and lifestyles.

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