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3 Quick Tips On Making A Stress-Free Career Choice

December 14, 2015

According to Stress.org, 75% of Britons report that they don’t enjoy their work.

A large reason behind that is that stress seems to be a huge factor in work satisfaction. Learn More

Can Managers Manage Without Sleep?

July 6, 2015

Last night, as I sat at my computer in the wee hours of the morning brainstorming ideas to share over the coming months, I found myself contemplating the powerful effects of sleep. Learn More

Are You Suffering From Managerial Burnout?

June 30, 2015

Burnout is one of the hottest buzz words in the fields of leadership and talent management. Learn More

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Are You Overworked, Underpaid & Fed Up?

August 27, 2014

exhausted peopleFor the majority of workers, experiencing a bit of job related stress comes as no surprise.

Many individuals thrive on the minor stress that comes from a tight deadline or difficult project, but the presence of excessive stress can often lead to serious mental and physical health difficulties for employees. Learn More

7 Ways To Maintain Self-Control In Stressful Situations

April 6, 2011

By building emotional intelligence, it is possible to decide how to deal with stressful scenarios without losing your self-control.

Stress is often something driven from outside influences, so the way to deal with it is often through understanding how you react to stress and deciding what you want from the situation. Learn More

How To Improve Organisational Skills To Reduce Stress

February 7, 2011

Organising your working and personal life is not just important these days…it’s vital.

You simply cannot manage everything you have to without specific skills, and the most pertinent is how you organise your working day.

One of the biggest challenges managers face is getting jobs done on time.

This can lead to poor performance, stagnation, loss of customers and worse.

Prevent poor performance high creating a high performing team culture – watch our video here

Good organisational skills starts with analysing what jobs need to be done and working to a schedule to complete them. Learn More

Are Your Employees Depressed?

Despite what television commercials would have you believe, depression is relatively common. The difference is that the majority of the population experiences some sort of situational depression (due to a relationship, illness, death, job issue, etc) and then works past it. Some need professional help and others do not. Others have hormonal imbalances that cause them to become depressed and, in many cases, seek regular medical attention. Learn More

5 Ways To Reduce Stress In Your Life

As a manager you’re going to find that there are times when you feel a lot more stressed than you do at other times. You might even stop and wonder why you feel more stressed than those around you. The truth is that, as managers, we tend to believe we need to be perfect at everything we do. We need to be in control. We want to be right. We want our jobs done perfectly. In short, we put too much pressure on ourselves.

As you approach the New Year, take the following 5 points into consideration and see if you can begin to make tiny changes, one at a time. Eliminating some of the stress you’re putting on yourself might make your job just a bit easier to accomplish! Learn More