Thriving with High-pressure Work

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  • 6 videos | 19m 34s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
  • Certification CPE
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The stress that comes with work pressures can be overwhelming. But while you can't control the external events that lead to pressure, you can be proactive at recognizing stress and pressure, and consciously choose how you react. This allows you to use pressure to sharpen your focus and energize your work instead of being rolled by its force and dragged under its waves. In this course, you'll learn what situations are likely to trigger pressure, and how stress affects you physically and mentally. You'll also learn daily methods to make you more resilient to the challenges of pressure and stress, techniques for developing the mental flexibility to adjust to a high-pressure situation, and how to take action in the midst of one.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Discover the key concepts covered in this course
    Recognize the different ways pressure impacts you negatively
    Select daily methods that make you more resilient to challenges from pressure and stress
  • Identify techniques for developing the mental distance to aid your performance in a high-pressure situation
    Recognize actions to take to work effectively in high-pressure environments
    Reflect on what you've learned

IN THIS COURSE

  • 1m 42s
    A little pressure can be good – it sharpens our focus and motivates us – but dealing with constant, high-level pressure can be harmful to our minds and bodies. Successfully navigating our busy lives requires recognizing pressure, and adopting techniques that keep stress from becoming too great to bear. In this video, you'll learn the key concepts covered in this course, including methods for becoming more resilient and practical actions for working well in high-stress situations. FREE ACCESS
  • 3m 32s
    The pressure to do a job well can lead to great satisfaction and a sense of accomplishment. But sometimes, work stress can feel overwhelming. It comes from taking on additional work, changing priorities, and increased uncertainty in many areas of life. Pressures like these can lead to anxiety and overwork. In this video, you'll learn about the different ways pressure can negatively impact you. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Practicing Daily Resilience to Cope with Pressure
    4m 22s
    Sometimes work pressure can make you feel as if you’re standing in the center of a storm. Demands can come from any area: work deadlines, home chores, family caretaking responsibilities, and more. It can feel like these expectations are bending you in all directions. In this video, you will explore methods that can make you more resilient to challenges from pressure and stress. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Stepping Back from Pressure’s Impact
    4m 33s
    The amount of stress we feel about a situation is a combination of the uncertainty of the outcome and how important we think the situation is. When we're stressed, our judgment about the importance of the situation tends to be poor. In this video, you'll learn techniques for developing the mental distance to aid your performance in a high-pressure situation. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Managing High-pressure Endeavors
    4m 1s
    Stress can come from imagining a situation has more pressure than it really does. But some situations actually do carry the possibility of negative outcomes. How do you handle high-stakes situations when there is no denying serious consequences for failure? In this video, you'll learn about actions you can take to work effectively in high-pressure environments. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Let's Review
    1m 26s
    In this video, you'll review and reflect on what you've learned in the course Thriving with High-pressure Work FREE ACCESS

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