Top Ten Ways to avoid Work Stress over the Christmas holidays
The relationship between Sleep and Stress
This is a blog for those of you who would class yourselves as a ‘workaholic’ and you want to know ways to have a better work-life balance. Perhaps you recognise you work too much and you want this Christmas time to spend away from work, or with family. It may be that you need to work […]
Stress at Work Showcase, July 2014
I wrote recently about ‘rest and rest anxiety’, however, I have not written about sleep at all but I was compelled to do so after I attended a seminar recently. Of course I know sleep is relevant but I had not fully acknowledged how crucial it is and how much our sleep habits can impact […]
A lesson in Humility
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 […]
Positioned at Work – to rate your managers’ skills?
Often in my work delivering training, I often attend various seminars- those that I require for my own development, but also seminars developed by other trainers. I hope to compare the quality of work and see where I’m faring better, and where I can improve. It’s not just about vetting the competition, it’s being open […]
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 […]
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 health care Pt (2)- Avoiding the Blame Game.
This blog will inspire you to use your local environment to stimulate your effectiveness at work. I just spent a warm sunny afternoon walking around the heart of London and taking some pictures of interesting outdoor workspaces. Through the trainings I deliver I’ve come to realise how crucial the workspace is to our productivity; the […]
Easing Stress at Work: Little known ways to give Constructive Feedback
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 Success Secrets Revealed: How delegating can save your Soul!
Organisations are like systems and each part of the system is essential to the harmonious working of the whole. Another essential part of any system is feedback. There’s Internal and External Feedback; the former is within ourselves in the form of tiredness, guilt, dizziness, joy- dependent on our activity and how well we’ve been taking […]
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 […]