Equipping Your Organisation for Stress Success

Stress and Success don’t often get mentioned together, but not all stress is bad.  Leading business-wide culture change programmes, I've experienced time and time again how difficult it can be to change people's mindsets and behaviours.  We don't always do what's good for us, even when we recognise that what we're doing isn't working.  Which is why managing stress doesn't work for most people - it relies too much on sustained changes in behaviour.  So how do you embed new ways of thinking organisation-wide?

Every organisation’s unique – your strengths and challenges, achievements and aspirations.  You understand your world, and your people.  So we work hard to blend our expertise with yours, crafting each programme to meet your specific needs, and to fit comfortably within your wider strategy.  Because however you measure your organisation’s success, one of its most important foundations is to equip your people with the right skills - to deal smoothly with the challenges, and embrace the opportunities of an ever-changing world.

Stress Success Strategy is a straightforward 4-stage framework, which removes the reliance on managing stress to get your people converting more of their stress and anxiety to useful. 

Stress Success Model and text

 A Fully Supported Skills Programme

We can partner you through the whole process, or target support to the areas where perhaps you haven’t the time or expertise in-house.  Training can be delivered completely face-to-face, on-line, or as a blend of the two.

Understand Current State and Set Direction

  • Facilitated design session with senior leaders to agree programme goals and its fit within the wider Strategy

  • Organisation benchmark survey on the effects of and attitudes towards stress, for comparison with our baseline data, to help guide programme design

  • Quantify the current financial impacts of stress and Mental Health 

  • Agree KPIs and tracking

Plan and Prepare
  • Focus groups to discuss what’s already working and what can be improved, to guide programme delivery

  • Design communications to build and maintain front-line engagement

  • Based on the desired outcomes, select and tailor the learning modules for face-to-face or on-line delivery

  • Participants ‘Before’ assessment, for individual and collective progress tracking

Deliver
  • Deliver introductory sessions

  • Set up access to on-line resources.  Participants can access all resources through web portal, and / or receive one a week by email

  • Leaders and Champions receive access to the ‘Stress Success Strategy’ guide to help embed the new skills within teams’ day to day life

Embed and Monitor
  • Collect and celebrate successes, building the shared language and ways of working

  • Track agreed KPIs

  • Monthly management review

  • Individual participants’ ‘After’ comparison – collate and report 

Ready to fast-track your organisation's Stress Success Strategy?  

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