6:00pm for a 6:30pm start.
Stress management: just something else to get stressed about, especially for those of us being asked to improve retention rates and productivity amongst employees. In fact, over 105 million working days are estimated to be lost each year because of work-related stress. But whilst we all know what stress feels like when it takes over, it may take us a while to acknowledge what is going on, or to identify our best coping strategies. And if we have trouble managing stress in ourselves, how can we best support our colleagues and reports, who are likely to experience stress differently from us?
OPP business psychologists work closely with a wide range of organisations to uncover simple but effective strategies for building resilience and reducing the impact of workplace stress using personality type theory and the insights that it brings. By recognising the triggers for and consequences of stress for people with different personality characteristics, it is possible to mitigate the negative effects of distress – and perhaps even to start harnessing the positive, motivating force of pressure and challenge that can help us reach our potential.
Ruth Patel, Senior Consultant OPP
Join OPP consultants for an interactive session about the insights available to you through working with MBTI framework, focussing on the areas of stress and resilience. We will use some simple exercises to explore key personality differences and how these help us to understand key stressors and energisers. We will also explore individual resilience to help you to develop strategies for building resilience and resourcefulness, provding you with some practical tips for managing yourself and helping others in the workplace.
Professional photography and video production will be taking place at the event, and these images may be used on future promotional materials for CIPD. Please note that by attending the event, you are giving your consent for your image to be used on any CIPD promotional materials.
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Tea, coffee, and sandwiches will be available free of charge.
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CIPD Thames Valley Branch
Thames Valley Branch is one of the largest CIPD branches in the country with over 4,300 members across Oxfordshire, Berkshire and North Hampshire.
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