Initial situation: An organization's project manager (aged 38) feels like he always begins things without being able to bring them to a conclusion. He would like to have more perseverance so he can believe more in himself and further his career.
- Formulating a compelling goal, carrying out a reality check (self-awareness and the awareness of others)
- Iceberg Model (Why don't I finish things? Is there something of benefit to me that I haven't yet recognized?)
- systematic questioning
- developing concrete measures
- the Pomodori Method
- process evaluation.
Scope: Five sessions over a six-month period
Personal benefit through procrastination recognized: "I protect myself from having to accept responsibility"
Learned to know and appreciate a good method for focusing on one thing
Gained the ability to realistically assess how long individual tasks take
Enhanced self-confidence with regard to the job from initially 3 to 7 (on a scale of 1-10)
Gained courage to specifically address the things that will further my career, such as "requesting a new project and relinquishing another unsuitable one"