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Employees are increasingly expected to work under pressure. Changing roles, extra demands, job uncertainty and a variety of other factors mean that staff must be supported if they are to remain effective in their work.The constant mantra is ‘do more with less’ and the pressure to meet daily demands lowers morale and productivity.

This 60 minute webinar focuses on key strategies for dealing with stress and working under pressure. It explains how stress and performance are linked; how to work more effectively when demand is constant; and how to recognise common triggers both at work and at home. The session will help attendees  develop strategies to reduce the effects stress and it explores simple and practical ways for keeping a healthy perspective when workload is unremitting. It concludes with the 12 key areas of focus for building personal resilience and wellbeing.

All webinars are supported by course notes and other reading just like more conventional training.

Content

  • Definitions of stress and spotting the signs
  • The stress and performance relationship
  • Stress cycles; work, home and lifestyle
  • How individual responses to stress differ
  • Three key attitudes that make people robust
  • Recognising the signs of stress
  • Five habits that protect against stress
  • Warning signs; emotional, physiological and behavioural
  • 12 lifestyle habits that build resilience
  • Practical skills to reduce the effects of stress.

Objectives

Understand the personal patterns that contribute to stress

Be able to recognise the warning signs

Work more objectively when under pressure

Understand how to take preventative action

Work more objectively when under stress

Develop a personal stress plan.

 

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