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  • How To - Reduce Stress for Your Team

    There is plenty of stress around at the moment. As leaders, managing ongoing and acute stress effectively for ourselves and our teams is essential. Few things spread faster than the negative emotions associated with stress and fear. In this video we explore one practical way to reduce stress for ...

  • How To - Reduce Stress Through Exercise

    If you have a stressful job chances are you already know that exercise will help. Exercise reduces stress. But research also demonstrates that the stress we experience at work reduces our desire to exercise. In this video we share four ideas to increase and make the most out of exercise.

  • How To - Benefit Others Through Mindfulness

    Mindfulness has seen dramatically increased popularity in recent years, particularly within Western organisations. And why not? Mindfulness has repeatedly demonstrated lots of personal benefits for individuals. As a result, mindfulness almost automatically appears in leadership development traini...

  • How To - Use Empathy in Leadership

    The topic of empathy in leadership can lead to some really interesting conversations. Many leaders will talk about empathy being absolutely essential to leading others effectively - and they’re right. Others will talk about the risk of empathy leading to burnout as we take on the concerns of othe...

  • How To - Stop Procrastinating

    Procrastination plagues many of us. In fact, research suggests that around 25% of people have procrastination as a defining personality trait. But whether you procrastinate all the time or just every so often, I’m sure you would love to procrastinate a little less. Learn some practical steps to try.

  • How To - Take a Break

    Being busy and being effective rarely go together. In this video we explore the importance of recovery and breaks for our performance. You will find seven ideas for making a change to the way you work to deliver even greater results while also looking after yourself and others.

  • How To - Make the Workplace More Fun

    A fun workplace isn't just a nice thing. Having fun at work has significant impacts on performance, engagement, and stress. But research shows that not all fun is created equal. In this video we explore why fun works best when it's part of the job itself.

  • How To - Build Hope

    The concept of hope captures the human imagination. It's more than just optimistic thinking. Research demonstrates that we can build hope for ourselves and our teams. In this video we explore the research and share four ways a leader can build hope for themselves and others.

  • How To - Rely Less on Will Power and Build Self-Control

    We are all faced with situations that require self-control, but it turns out self-control in the moment isn't a great approach. Researchers Williamson and Wilkowski identified four techniques we can apply in advance that can build our self-control.

  • How To - Rid Yourself of Impostor Syndrome

    Impostor syndrome is the fear of being exposed as a fraud. Thinking that we lack the capability necessary for the challenges we face, and are only avoiding being found out through hard work and luck. In this video we explore nine ways to rid yourself of impostor syndrome.

  • How To - Harness the Power of Gratitude at Work

    Gratitude helps us individually and collectively in many ways, includng taking us away from a natural tendency to focus too much on the negatives. Here are some practical ways to boost gratitude for yourself and your team.

  • How To - Boost Your Confidence Through Action

    Confidence is just about how we feel. If we want to feel more confident, we need to take confident action. Learn more about what holds us back and what we can do about it.

  • How To - Tame Your Limiting Thoughts

    We all have automatic limiting thoughts that can reduce our confidence and effectiveness. In this video we explore five ways to retrain your inner critic.

  • How To - Match Your Work to Your Sleep-Wake Cycle

    We all have preferences for our working hours based on chronotypes. Here are some tips if you're struggling with your sleep/wake cycle at work. Take this questionnaire by the Center for Environmental Therapeutics to discover your chronotype -

  • How To - Increase Psychological Safety

    Psychological safety isn't about being comfortable - it's about creating an environment where people can be confident trying new things, making the occasional mistake, and learning new skills. In this video we explore two leadership styles that help build an environment of psychological safety.

  • How To - Operate in Uncertainty

    We live in a complex world that is volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous. Lessons from a medical context can help us to navigate this complexity successfully.

  • How To - Be More Courageous

    Whether it's speaking up in meetings, taking on challenging projects, or navigating uncertain situations, courage plays a pivotal role at work. In this video we explore how to be more courageous at work.

  • How To - Maintain Composure Under Pressure

    It’s common to experience stress at work and then struggle to perform at our best. We might even react in ways we regret later. In this video we explore how to maintain composure under pressure. Explore the Harnessing Your Emotions 5 Day Challenge for more -

  • How To - Stay Optimistic

    Optimism is pretty easy when things are going well. This week we explore how to stay optimistic, even in challenging situations.

  • Quick Hit - Drew Ginn - Thriving Through Stress

  • Webinar: Boosting Productivity by Reducing Frustrations

    In this 20 minute webinar we explore:
    - Research we have conducted into the impacts on frustrations on productivity and stress
    - Five practical ways leaders can help reduce frustrations and build productivity

  • Quick Hit - Showing Stress Leads to Support

  • Quick Hit - Stressed? Remember the Good Times

    We're all under more pressure. Here's a practical way to move through peak stress.

  • Quick Hit - Resilience Starts with Leadership

    There is much we can do to help build resilience in our teams. Here are four ideas to try.