Stress at Work Showcase, July 2014
Positioned at Work – to rate your managers’ skills?
The Stress at Work Showcase brought to you by Awele Odeh, The Work Stress Buster & deep:black Share this page: http://bit.ly/1mMuzl6 and see latest press coverage links below Why this ‘Stress at Work’ Showcase? If you’ve ever experienced stress in the workplace- high workloads, not enough staff, frustration due to growing paperwork, beaurocracy, bullying and […]
The top most powerful ways to ‘break’ for enhanced productivity at work
This blog explores the idea of reverse feedback in the workplace and the benefits of this to both parties in the employer – employee dynamic. How often in the workplace have you been asked by your manager to rate their performance? I have only been asked once. And this has me wondering why? How else […]
Ongoing Frustrations at work in health care Pt (2)- Avoiding the Blame Game.
The purpose of this blog is to highlight some simple yet effective ways that you can recharge your batteries whilst at work – so that you can continue your duties more refreshed. Of the list that will follow, the choice you make will depend on your personal preference, work culture and management system or support […]
Ongoing Frustrations at work in healthcare – What can you do?
Following on from part 1: ‘Ongoing frustrations in the NHS – What can you do?’ We know that when working in the NHS- it’s always someone’s fault. Managers never seem to understand why I can’t do everything now- or yesterday. And I can’t seem to ever understand why they think telling me something is ‘urgent’ will […]
Work tips – Taking the ‘helicopter’ view
This blog will discuss the reality behind the recent headlines highlighting poor clinical care in the NHS. It will suggest some tips that clinicians can implement in order to work productively within this environment. Currently, the National Health Service (NHS), is in the news- like never before. In particular it concerns failing standards at Mid Staffordshire NHS […]
Work place Conflicts: Three Free and Easy Tips to Quickly Diffuse every situation
This blog will explore the difference that ‘perspective’ can have on situations in the workplace. I once read a story about two people driving along in a car; the passenger had a terrible journey- all she could see on her side was all the dirt and rubbish that littered the road. She was consumed with […]
Work Success Secrets Revealed: How delegating can save your Soul!
As happens in work environments where people are not only busy, but also passionate about what they do, disagreements can occur. And this is healthy. There would be something wrong if we agreed with each other all the time. Conflicts are likely to occur when people are not just busy, but overloaded and on top of […]
Who is Rowing your Boat?
The simple message of this blog is: let go… to grow! In the work environment, one key to successful workload and therefore stress management is knowing when to delegate and to whom. Without this skill (and it is an art form), you could be holding yourself back by creating a situation where you’re sinking under […]
Spotting Stress in the Employee
Consider this: You are rowing a boat and you keep being given more and more to carry. Now what are you going to do if you want to stay afloat? We can look at this from the following vantage points: 1. The person rowing the boat, 2. The person loading the boat, 3. The load […]
The Health and Safety Executive defines stress as: ‘the adverse reaction people have to excessive pressure or other types of demands placed upon them’. As pressure from the current climate grows, we can expect stress in the workplace to grow. In real terms, this means people suffering more, and in business terms, this means lower […]