Facilitating Magical Meetings and Creative Conversations

13 November

“First, say to yourself what you would be; then do what you have to do.” – Epictetus

Gravity – even if you don’t like it, it won’t go away. It works everywhere and for everyone. It has been working since the beginning of time, and will never stop working.

Productivity principles work just like gravity. You can choose to accept this and align your everyday life with this truth, or you can choose to ignore it at your own peril.

The Productivity Breakthrough workshop provides you with a practical, principle-based methodology to experience even higher levels of productivity, happiness and fulfilment in all areas of your life.

It is not a traditional “linear” workshop, but rather an interactive, experiential event that invites you to the dance of sustained productivity, with the building blocks of the “music” provided by the principles underpinning 8 Basic Work Habits, applied to various real-life situations in your typical day – “at work” and beyond.

Workshop Outcomes
Upon completion you will be able to:

  • Create and maintain a calm mind.
  • Identify negative beliefs (mind sets) and change them to more productive beliefs.
  • Process chaotic input into orderly outcomes with the objectives and actions of your work clearly visible.
  • Set priorities and do only those things that will help you to work towards achieving your priorities.
  • Prevent rework by doing things at the appropriate pace; slow down to speed up.
  • Maintain focus; minimise interruptions and distractions and stop “multitasking”.
  • Be flexible; change focus when the frame (context) has changed.
  • Identify and minimise patterns of procrastination and perfectionism, thereby achieving closure and finishing what you have started.
  • Review and learn from every day to make your future better.

Note: This workshop can be facilitated in-house. Get in touch with Dunne to find out more.

DATE: 25 October 2018
VENUE: Campbell House, 2 Campbell Road, Waverley, Johannesburg
TIME: 8:00am for 8:30am until 4:30pm
COST: R4500 excl vat


Register for the Productivity Breakthrough programme here



Gerrit Cloete is a hard-working lazy guy, working very hard to find the best ways to get the right things done with as little effort as possible. After teaching physics and maths at Paul Roos Gymnasium in Stellenbosch and discovering the ins and outs of project management, he founded Productivity Pit Stop in 1991.

Since then he has had the privilege to meet with and facilitate the work of some of the giants in the field of personal effectiveness, efficiency and productivity: Stephen R. Covey (The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People), David Allen (Getting Things Done), Jerry Fletcher (High Performance Patterns) and Barbara Hemphill (Taming the Paper Tiger).

He sees his task as being a “conductor” of the “sheet music” of these and other specialists in his field and has supported more than 15 000 people from more than 320 organisations (including 67 of the Top 500 Best Managed Companies in South Africa) achieve higher levels of productivity, happiness and fulfilment.

Leave a Reply