Do you lack time to focus on your core task?
Perhaps you are familiar with the feeling of never having enough time for the tasks that you consider the most important? If you are in a managerial position, you may have found that the demand for documentation and registration takes time away from human resources management – time for personal contact with the employees. As an employee, you may find that you have less and less time for the most meaningful aspects of your job: time with patients if you are a hospital nurse or doctor, time with the children if you are preschool teacher, with students if you are a teacher, and so forth.
The issue of making sufficient time for the core task is a major concern for me and a key topic in my talks and books. For anyone who shares my focus on how we can create meaningful organizations and workplaces where employees thrive, the crucial role of the core task is a central topic.
Thus, my interest was piqued when the Danish government, in mid January, announced a new programme consisting of 22 initiatives aimed at improving public management. Does that mean that our highly competent, dedicated and hardworking public managers will now have better conditions for dealing with their core task?
My latest blog post contains some reflections on the government’s new programme. It also discusses why I believe that we, as a society, can and should focus more on what we can learn from research with regard to making the core task our top priority in the way we design our organizations and workplaces.
You can read my latest blog post here: Our competent public-sector managers deserve to have more time for their core task
And apropos finding the path to greater well-being, my Well-Being Coach training programme for managers, organization consultants and anyone else with a general interest in promoting well-being and a good working environment is just around the corner, beginning in in late March.
The programme, which covers three intensive weekends, gives you insight into the most recent research into the various aspects related to well-being as well as knowledge about specific tools that have been proven effective in reducing sick leave, improving the psychological working environment, enhanced job satisfaction, health and good quality of life overall.
You can read more about the Well-Being Coach training programme and sign up on my website or via the link below.
There are still a few openings in my fasting and mindfulness courses in 2019, but the courses are filling up fast, so if you are considering signing up, you may want to act soon 🙂
Each course, including the Well-Being Coach programme, has a maximum of eight participants and fill up on a first-come, first-serve basis. You can read more about price and registration on my website under the individual courses.
In May 2016 my book “The Fruit-tree strategy’ was re-released in Danish and also came out in an English edition in a new beautiful layout and design by Pia Darfelt.
I ran a campaign with a reduced price offer of 50 DKK in January for the Fruit Tree Strategy book (hardcover) and have prolonged that offer for my newsletter readers. So instead of paying 299 DKK, you get it for 250 DKK plus shipping. Send me an email with your order name and address, so that I can calculate the shipping and have it shipped off to you for some new year’s reading.
That was it for now. If you have any questions, do send me an email or give me a ring. I would love to hear from you, and maybe I’ll see you in one of my courses 🙂