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Stress is inevitable in today’s competitive marketplace, where managers and their teams are often expected to do more with less – resulting in constant pressure and relentless deadlines. Some people survive and thrive in this environment of continuous improvement and perpetual change – but others struggle with the demands placed upon them, and find their work-life balance suffers as a result.

Are your people buckling under the pressure? Do they find coping a challenge? Is the stress taking its toll? While they may get a buzz when the pressure’s short-lived, physical and psychological problems can develop when the stress persists over time – leading to time off sick and problems with performance.

If this sounds familiar, and you want to take pre-emptive action to safeguard the health and well-being of your staff, this highly practical and informative course is the perfect solution.

Participants will leave with powerful tools and techniques they can put into use immediately to feel more calm and more in control at work.

Learning objectives

By the end of the session participants will:

  • Have practical and effective techniques for successfully managing stress
  • Be able to recognise the common causes of stress and ‘triggers’ that can increase pressure
  • Understand the relationship between demands made, support needed and personal control
  • Recognise the visible and invisible symptoms of stress in themselves and others
  • Know how to increase resilience when under pressure and reduce negative effects of stress
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Tailoring our design for you

This outline provides a great flavour of the skills and knowledge your people will benefit from by attending any Speak First training or coaching on this topic – whether standard, tailored or bespoke.

Here’s how Speak First can make the training even more relevant for you and your people:

Tailored Design

Tailored design develops existing content and enhances it with relevant case studies, role-plays and more to make the learning even more effective for your people

Bespoke Design

Working in partnership with you, we develop bespoke solutions that incorporate this, and other topics, to create custom solutions for your organisation’s specific needs

Sample Participant Journey

All our training and coaching can be booked as a one-off course or session where your people will leave with the confidence, tools and skills needed to put their learning into practice Many of our clients work with us to reinforce this learning, while following the 70:20:10 framework, with 1:1 coaching, virtual webinars and learning bites to embed the learning and make it sustainable Here’s a sample of how that journey could look for your people:

Participant needs identified
Line managers briefed on learning programme
Attend face-to-face training course
Workplace activities and line manager coaching
Participate in virtual webinar
Workplace activities and line manager coaching
Individual 1:1 telephone coaching
Follow-up activities and/or action learning

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