Building Resilience

Tips & advice to help you improve your performance

 

Why Is Resilience And Well-Being A Hot Topic?

The best way to answer this question is to look into some of the surveys that have been carried out in workplaces recently and reported by the CIPD. If you have any doubt about the impact of mental ill health in your workplace, then I…

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How To Improve Organisational Skills To Reduce Stress

Organising your working and personal life is not just important these days…it’s vital. You simply cannot manage everything you have to do in the time you have to do it, so it’s important to have good organisational skills, and the most pertinent is how you…

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Stress Management In The Workplace

Why people experience stress Stress is a natural, physical response to our perceptions of a stimulus. It has an evolutionary purpose; our need to protect ourselves and the innate ‘flight or fight’ aspect of our nervous system. When we were battling for survival, stress is…

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What Is Resilience Training And How To Build It?

One word that is continually raising its head above the parapet and finding its way into our daily lexicon is ‘resilience’. Once seen as the domain of spiritual gurus and meditation sessions, it is now becoming mainstream in many businesses. And it’s not surprising, as…

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How To Keep Calm In Stressful Situations

Did you just accidentally delete an important file, causing you to lose 5 days of work? Did an employee just make a mistake that will cost the company thousands of pounds to fix? (more…)

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2 Ways Managers Can Deal With The Stresses Of The Job

British managers are working long days on the job, leaving little time to rest and unwind. The requirement to stay in line with company goals, meet milestones and lead their teams is a lot of responsibility that leads to stress. (more…)

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Are You Overworked, Underpaid & Fed Up?

For 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…

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Need A Confidence Boost Or A Lift When Feeling Down? Try This Technique.

  Even positive ‘glass half full’ people like me can get down on occasions. Despite our best laid plans things can conspire against us, leaving us demotivated and even depressed. These memories of times of trauma in our lives (where we have felt intense negative…

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How To Create An Environment That Is Work/Life Friendly

Most managers would like to develop a department that is helpful to their staff, a culture that allows people to live their life well, alongside high commitment to work. (more…)

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7 Ways To Maintain Self-Control In Stressful Situations

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…

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When You’re Asked To Do Something You Can’t

Balancing quality and efficiency isn’t easy these days. Demands from customers and bosses have never been greater and sometimes you feel like throwing your hands in the air and saying “No way!” (or words to that effect!) What can you do if you know that…

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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…

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