Step 5: De-Clutter the List Most to-do lists are cluttered with relatively small tasks that require little time, but collectively feel like a ton of bricks hanging over your head. Every now and then, it is useful to talk a half-day to de-clutter the list. By checking off a large number of little things on the list, your time will be freed up to concentrate on the things that are most important. Step 6: Reassess Priorities change constantly in a busy workplace. As a result, you need to constantly reassess your to-do list to keep up with your changing priorities. Once a day is probably too often, but a weekly reassessment of your priorities is not unreasonable. 6. In your journal, describe: a. How you will ensure you serve as a positive role model through work planning and organisation. Give examples. Describe how your work plans serve as examples to follow in your workplace. BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development v1.2 09072018 Page 22 of 31
A good line manager is capable of ensuring harmonious and fair workplace relations whereas a bad line manager could reinforce bad practice and drive employees from the workplace. It is important that line managers project a positive role model. Here are some strategies you can use to become a positive role model: maintain your composure under pressure be diplomatic, straight forward, sensitive and respectful set clear values work to overcome obstacles don’t walk out on discussions because you find them difficult combine honesty with tact and grace educate with example not by empty words respect feelings of others when expressing your own share your knowledge for the benefit of all insist on focusing and finding solutions lead with dignity and compassion don’t end a friendship or relationship after the first argument transform conflict into open conversation have intentions that reflect everyone’s best interest, not just your own approach people on their level without being condescending refuse to respond to threats with aggression or force remember that you are part of the human community. BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development v1.2 09072018 Page 23 of 31
This activity is designed to evaluate personal qualities and performances that serve as a role model for others in the workplace. The outcome from this activity will be the development the development of a strategy to improve personal qualities and performance to: enhance workplace performance achieve efficient/effective use of organisation resources deal with innovation and change improve own management skills improve decision making skills improve teamwork. b. How you will maintain appropriate work–life balance, manage stress and maintain health. Balancing the demands of a busy lifestyle is not an easy thing to do, but is best managed by regularly reviewing and assessing your priorities.
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