Personal Productivity

In this fast-paced world, it seems like there is more to do than hours to do it. Meeting tight schedules, attending meetings, demands from family and friends. This learning strategy focused for drivers on how to free up some time and improve your overall productivity, despite the challenges you face.

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Our free Luma Learning Lessons include objectives, estimated time, materials and instructional procedures for classroom and online/blended teaching. We will provide strategies on how to use our new LumaLive technology to collaborate virtually in real-time. We include these pillars from our learning research to illustrate where they are infused in our lessons.

1/10/20 Luma Learning Lesson #20: Personal Productivity


  • Define productivity and how it manifests in work and in one’s personal life.
  • Develop personal strategies for being more productive at work and personally.

Estimated Time

60 minutes


Instructional Procedures for F2F
1. This lesson is meant for drivers, but can be adapted for any person. Feel free to use the PPT Presentation to show the images that are presented below in the lesson.
2. EfficiencyPut note cards and post-it-notes on the tables. Make sure each table has different colored post-it notes.
3. EfficiencyPlace participants into small groups.
4. AuthenticityEngagementHave them come up with a team name. This makes it fun and adds an element of competition.
5. EfficiencyTell everyone to grab a note card. Have everyone print: “personal productivity” on one side and have them draw a picture on the other side about what it means to them. Optional: You can share this example. They should do this individually.

6. AuthenticityThen have each individual in the group discuss their images and see if they can come up with a theme.
7. Ask the class, “What did your images have in common?” Discuss. Optional Script: “How much you can get done during the work day coupled with how well you do it equates to how employers measure a person’s overall work performance. More productive workers generally make a higher hourly wage or salary.” Show this image:

8. Discussion: “Why do you productive drivers get assigned more miles?” Have them brainstorm a list on the post-it-notes. Instruct the participants to bring their post-it-notes up and stick them on the board.
9. EfficiencyDiscuss the post-its. Make sure all the reasons covered on Luma’s eNugget® were covered. You can use it as a teaching reference.
10. Show this image and reinforce, “Productivity is a combination of the amount of work you do in a given period of time combined with how well you do it.”

11. AuthenticityEngagementTransition to the worksheet provided. Ask the participants to rate themselves on their personal productivity. Explain this is for them and only if they want to share. Reflect and consider how they can improve their personal productivity. Have them work through their worksheets.
12. AuthenticityEngagementAsk the drivers if they want to share their thoughts. Optional: Give out journals with your company logo to anyone that has listed goals. Write a note on the inside telling them that you are there to support them in being productive.

Instructional Procedures for Online
1.   EfficiencyProvide the Luma eNugget® Personal Productivity or a similar preventive screening listing.
2. EfficiencyHave them fill out the worksheet provided.
3. AuthenticityEngagementMeet with participants one-on-one via LumaLive or similar technology to coach them and help them with coming up with strategies to be more productive.

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