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KEEP FOCUSED AND KEEP WITH THE TRADING PLAN BY WORKING WITH THE VARIOUS SHADES OF GREY – EMOTIONS!

KEEP FOCUSED AND KEEP WITH THE TRADING PLAN BY WORKING WITH THE VARIOUS SHADES OF GREY – EMOTIONS!

According to the City Mental Health Alliance (a coalition of organisations that have come together to improve mental health conditions in the City), there are some important figures regarding the state of mental health among British workers (1): • 40% of employers seeing an increase in reported mental health problems • 50% of long-term absences in non-manual workers accounted for by stress • 70%...

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PART 1: BURNOUT – WHAT ARE THE SIGNS?

PART 1: BURNOUT – WHAT ARE THE SIGNS?

The first in our series of three blogs on burnout… It’s no secret that UK workers are vulnerable to burnout – exhaustion and stress that can cause mental and physical health problems, leading to inability to work. Everyone has a different level of how much pressure they can cope with, so it can sometimes be difficult to identify when things are going wrong for any one particular...

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BBC cover how to reduce stress

BBC cover how to reduce stress

The future of stress management is to empower individuals to monitor their stress responses using technology. In order to build positive resilience and effective strategies to deal with pressure within the context of our lives we have to understand the impact stress is having. This interesting 3-minute coverage by the BBC summarises the Bath Spa University’s stamp out stress campaign Why should...

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Personal resilience – Learn how to access your high performance stress free zone

Personal resilience – Learn how to access your high performance stress free zone

Chronic stress is bad news for long term performance and health, however in the past the topic has been treated as a taboo subject in the City despite growing scientific evidence that living on adrenaline can increase the chances of burn out! Learn how to access your high performance stress free zone in “real time” with powerful new coaching. Read more in the Here is the City article...

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What business can learn from the SAS!

What business can learn from the SAS!

Read this blog exploring the link between emotions, engagement and stress management. A colleague heard the Chief Medical Officer for the SAS at a recent conference say that, what we have in the SAS is “love for each other” and it struck us both, when would you ever hear this type of comment in the Board Room? How many law firms managers or partners would say this of each other? Advertisers know...

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Executive burnout

Executive burnout

“I was doing a bonkers amount of work. The idea is to do less better,”was the headline from an article by Andrew Marr last year. Sadly, that month the other article that caught my attention this past week was a report that the CFO of Zurich Insurance had committed suicide. The World Health Organisation has estimated that by 2020 depression will be the second leading cause of disability...

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