Managing Pressure and Stress to Optimize Your Performance

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  • 9 videos | 22m 2s
  • Includes Assessment
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People react to high pressure differently. Learning to cope with pressure and handling stress are very important, because you don't want pressure to have a negative impact on your performance. In this course, you'll learn about managing stress and pressure, situations that trigger pressure, and how pressure can become stress. You'll also look at how stress affects you emotionally and physically, and how to respond to it. And you'll also learn strategies for managing stress by ensuring you have the right attitude, taking control under pressure, and using performance management to cultivate a "success mentality." You can then optimize your own performance, and prepare to cope with stressed colleagues.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Identify the triggers of pressure in the workplace
    Categorize the symptoms of stress
    Identify the steps for managing reactions to stress
    Sequence the steps for changing your perception of a situation in order to reduce stress
  • Recognize the steps for taking action in high-pressure situations
    Recognize actions for avoiding overanalysis and overconfidence
    Match work-style types to the reactions they exhibit when under pressure
    Recognize guidelines for dealing with stress in colleagues

IN THIS COURSE

  • 38s
    In this course, you'll learn about pressure, situations that trigger pressure, and how pressure can become stress. You'll also cover strategies on how to manage stress by ensuring you have the right attitude, taking control under pressure, and cultivating a "success mentality." FREE ACCESS
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    3.  The Stress of Being Stressed
    2m 9s
    In this video, you will learn how to categorize stress symptoms. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Managing Personal Reactions to Stress
    2m 52s
    If you're under pressure, you will need to manage your reactions in order to perform well with others. Otherwise you may fall into the trap of negative interactions with your coworkers. In this video, you'll learn how to better manage your reactions to pressure. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Changing Perceptions to Reduce Stress
    2m 12s
    When you are under pressure and stressed, a situation can seem worse than it is. However, there is a four-step system you can use to minimize the impact of stress on how you perceive things. In this video, you'll learn how to reduce the impact of stress on your perception. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Taking Action in High-pressure Situations
    2m 43s
    When you're faced with a challenge, you need to make sure you're free from emotional hooks. Then clarify exactly what that the challenge is. In this video, you'll learn how to overcome challenges effectively. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Overcoming Overanalysis and Overconfidence
    2m 47s
    Some people are motivated by pressure and can use it to drive their success. These people are better at avoiding or managing any negative tendencies that may be caused by pressure. In this video, you will learn strategies for avoiding overthinking and overconfidence. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  How Different Work-style Types Deal with Pressure
    3m 17s
    As you know, everyone reacts to pressure differently. In the workplace, a person's reactions may be influenced by their individual work style. Even though the work style shapes a person's reaction, they won’t always react in the same way to pressure or stress. As circumstances change, people may adopt another work style. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Dealing with Stressed Colleagues
    2m 19s
    During this video, you will learn how to recognize guidelines for dealing with stress in your colleagues. FREE ACCESS

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