Increasing Your Professional and Personal Effectiveness

Achieve greater success and fulfilment in your professional and personal life.

  • Identify key purposes professionally and personally.
  • Gain strategies to give you direction, clarity and confidence.
  • Identify key time wasters and energy drains.
  • Identify behaviours or thought habits that limit your success.
  • Create a plan to create your vision, mission and goals.
  • What is covered in the course?

    • What does being effective really mean?
    • Being clear on purpose: personally and professionally.
    • What is important and what is essential?
    • The four Ds of success – Define, Determine, Design and Deliver.
    • The art of adapability limiting beliefs and behaviours, learning how to manage ‘saying no’, issues of control, the reluctance to delegate, perfectionism and procrastination.
  • Should I attend?

    This workshop is perfect for professionals and emerging team leaders.

  • How will I benefit?

    You will leave this workshop with practical strategies to address the behaviours that can get in the way of your success. Your own personal action plan will help you change specific behaviours and increase your effectiveness and success.

  • How will my organisation benefit?

    Your organisation will benefit from a more focused, more fulfilled staff member. And your new outlook will be something that will inspire others you work with.

    Need customised training for your organisation?

    Contact our team to discuss customising this course to meet your needs.


  • AQF Equivalence, Articulation Pathways CPD Points and Certification

    • You will receive a soft copy University of Adelaide Certificate of Completion.
    • This PACE course may contribute to earning Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points or credit. Many professional associations accredit CPD at a standard rate of 1 hour of professional development / learning = 1 CPD point. This should be used as a guide only and confirmation should be sought from your accrediting body prior to registration in any PACE course or program.

What will I receive as part of this course?

  • Printed course book and materials (PDF copy for tablet on request)
  • Certificate of Completion and training record
  • Refreshments during the day, including a light lunch on full day courses

What should I bring to the course?

Our courses are designed to be work-related and interactive. Please bring current workplace examples related to this topic for use on the day.

Available course dates:

  • Thursday 8 August 2024 (9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)

    Course Start Date: Thursday 8 August 2024 (9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)
    Location: L 7, 10 Pulteney St. Adelaide
    Dr Scott Zarcinas Scott specialises in helping professionals to improve their productivity and performance by showing them how to realign with their purpose, values and passion so that they can eliminate procrastination and achieve their personal and professional goals. He is a member of the Professional Speakers Association of Australia and Chairman of the Australian Digital Publishing Group. Scott (also called 'DoctorZed', because no one can pronounce his surname), is the founding Director of DoctorZed Publishing - helping over 500 authors write, publish, distribute, and market their books. He is also the author of 8 books himself, including fiction and non-fiction. His teaching approach is based on the guiding principles of 'The Diamond Triangle' —when you have clarity about who you are, what you do, and how you do it, you lay the foundation for a successful life.

    Schedule number: 8431
    Required fees: Price
    Registration (GST Free)$810.00
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