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Helping organisations and people grow Last updated: July 19, 2018
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Our clients:


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020 8374 3985

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Time and stress management (Typically one to two days)

Custom designed:

Quality, in-house training for your organisation’s needs


We believe that successful people use personal management strategies to help them on their way. This unique programme blends self coaching, time and stress management, helping participants to make massive leaps in their workplace effectiveness and in their private lives.

Time and stress management

“There is one quality that one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants and a burning desire to achieve it"

(Napoleon Hill)

More Information:

If you want to know more about this course or its suitability for you or a colleague, call us on 020 8374 3985 and speak informally to one of our course leaders, or email:

Training Style:

Interactive, enjoyable  and thought provoking. The workshop uses inputs from the course leader, discussions, group and individual exercises.

Who will benefit:

Any employee who wishes to take more control of their workload (and reduce any associated stress); by organising tasks, people and themselves more effectively


By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Clarify objectives, key results areas and priorities.
  • Understand their own thinking on the balance between “work” and “non-work”.
  • Understand and use effective time management strategies.
  • Develop a personal (or team) “resource planning approach”
  • Identify and minimise sources of “time-wasting”.
  • Use effective delegation and task clarification as an approach.
  • Make effective use of online tools e.g., MS Outlook or paper-based equivalents.
  • Learn effective thinking strategies and practical techniques for managing their personal stress.


(We customise and structure the content to your organisation's specific needs)

  • Where am I right now?
  • Setting my Personal Management goals - How would I like it to be?
  • What’s my current level of stress?
  • Creating your personal mission, covering “work” and “non-work” areas.
  • Defining your objectives, key results areas and priorities.
  • Testing whether your objectives are SMART?
  • Establishing a hierarchy of responsibilities and priorities.
  • Personal resource planning – “saying yes, but not yet or yes and instead of what?”
  • Playing the “short game” and the “long game”.
  • Dealing with conflicting priorities.
  • Identifying and minimising time-wasters.
  • How to develop real focus and achieve “flow”.
  • The benefits and challenges of delegation.
  • How to delegate effectively.
  • How to receive tasks effectively – asking good clarification questions.
  • Using diaries, to-do lists and notepads.
  • Using MS Outlook (if appropriate).
  • Benchmarking against the “well organised”.
  • Defining stress and how much stress is healthy?
  • Short and long term impacts of stress.
  • Review of beliefs generating stress.
  • Designing more empowering beliefs.
  • Analysing my stress factors – what’s in my control vs. outside my control.
  • Accepting things beyond my control and taking action to change things in my control.
  • Stress reduction techniques – immediate usable techniques and longer term approaches.
  • Personal action planning.