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A lot of students might recognize it; procrastination. When you really want to study, but you can’t seem to set yourself to it. When you feel like you have so much to do but you can’t get it done. Sometimes your to-do list is so overwhelming that it can lead to stress and even a burnout.
To help you prevent this, TRAIN is organizing the workshop ‘Willpower!’. This training will be about setting priorities (what do you want to do?) and about motivation (how do I get it done?).
Having willpower is something you can learn! Good news for anyone who would like to have more willpower. Whether it is your studies, sports or any personal goals, with more willpower you can achieve more. Having more willpower can help you achieve goals that are important to you!
The workshop Willpower! will give you an introduction to the psychology of willpower. You will learn what it is, how it works and how to deal with pitfalls. We discuss pitfalls, such as the so-called ‘what the hell effect’, the ‘halo effect’ and the ‘restraint bias’.
In addition, we will discuss strategies to develop your willpower. You will learn how to increase your energy, how to prevent willpower 'leaks' and learn strategies to be more effective at achieving your goals. So, do you want more willpower for your study, less Facebooking, workout more often, eat healthier or something else? Then you are most welcome!
This training is given by professional trainer Imre Végh from Project Wisdom.
Imre is an international trainer, discussion leader and (team)coach in higher education, politics and development aid agencies. He worked with many politicians and members of parliament, development organisations in Uganda, Laos and Vietnam amongst others, for commercial companies and many universities such as the International Space University in Strasbourg, the Honours Programme at the University of Groningen, Nyenrode Business University and students of the University of Beijing.
His passion is personal leadership, meaning, ethics, critical thinking and effective communication. He brings out the best of people in a disarming and an inspiring way. He likes to ask probing questions, challenge assumptions and analyse arguments, all aimed at growth and learning. An idealist in heart and soul, he likes to use his critical mind to better the world. Critical when needed, humorous when possible. He likes to connect heart and mind.
Imre is married and lives in Utrecht. He is passionate about space travel, chess and botanic gardens and cannot wait to tell his toddler son all about it.
There are only 24 spots available. Remember: if you subscribe but fail to show up without a good reason you will have disadvantage the next time you subscribe for a training with a limited amount of spots.
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