Managing Stress and Pressure How to Survive Increasing Tension & Anxiety at Work
In today’s recessionary economic environment, the pressure is on organisations to squeeze the last drop of value from limited (or reduced) resources, including its people. Managers must be able to remain calm, positive and focussed even whilst under significant stress, or teams will begin to disintegrate and results will suffer. Whilst most of us would agree that a degree of stress can be a force for good, it is very easy to find yourself suddenly overwhelmed. And it can happen to anyone, regardless of their managerial skills and experience.
This practical, interactive and supportive session will encourage you to openly review your key sources of stress at work and how you how to employ a range of methods to release the pressures in a controlled and confident manner. It will also show you how to recognise the symptoms of stress in others, so that you can take swift and appropriate managerial action.
By the end of this course you will:
- Understand how and why stress occurs in the workplace
- Appreciate the impact of stress on productivity and the bottom lie
- Recognise the symptoms of excessive pressure in yourself and others
- Notice the impact of self-limiting beliefs and established worry patterns
- Possess a range of ‘stress buster’ tools for achieving a composed personal state
- Employ techniques for mitigating your time bandits
- Know how to support others in channelling stress to achieve results