There is no one-size-fits-all solution to becoming a productivity superstar. What works for your colleagues may not work for you. Dr. Gratias will design a customized plan of action to improve your productivity and help you find balance. You can become the person everyone looks at and asks: “How does she get it all done?” or “I don’t know how he does it!”
The topics most often addressed in coaching are:
- Time management – managing tasks and priorities, coping with meeting/travel demands, calendar control, reducing procrastination
- Information management – email overload, electronic filing systems, paper purging, records management
- Achieving results through others – delegation to direct reports, performance management, project team management
- Process improvement – productive workflows, process documentation
Individual coaching is all about you, your job demands, and your style of working. After working one-on-one with Dr. Gratias, you will be more focused, more organized, and will notice significantly less daily stress.
How does productivity coaching work?
People who know that something could – and needs to be – better but don’t think they have the time to improve the situation are ideal coaching candidates. With a 50-minute coaching session every two to three weeks, the most overwhelmed person can make dramatic steps to increase their effectiveness and reduce stress.
Coaching participants meet with Dr. Gratias using a web-based videoconferencing tool, like Zoom or Skype. Participants experience a meaningful, confidential coaching discussion without leaving work. Screen sharing allows Dr. Gratias to work hands-on with participants to improve their task management and reduce information overload.
After each coaching session, clients receive follow-up emails with meeting notes and action items clearly outlined. Throughout the course of the program, participants can email Dr. Gratias with questions that need to be addressed prior to the next coaching appointment.
What do people say about working with me?
Melissa Gratias honed in on my needs and provided expert advice and help in my transition to consulting and managing several creative projects on multiple computers. With so many options using technolRead More
Melissa is a gifted and perceptive coach. I started working with Melissa about a year ago when I was stressed out and overwhelmed. She helped me sort out the overwhelm by both specific work tactics anRead More
My coaching work with Melissa has been a very productive and valuable experience. She quickly helped identify my primary needs and then developed a comprehensive plan to address them. Our meetingsRead More
I hired Melissa to help streamline my email and time management activities. Melissa did an excellent job with both items and I have definitely been more productive. Melissa’s expertise, professionalRead More
I can see my desk again for heaven’s sake! Melissa is a true professional and manages to turn an individual’s organizational and functional weaknesses into an enjoyable learning opportunity abouRead More