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Back in control with more energy and less stress

Stress, pressure and bullying each block optimum performance at work in different ways.

Stress & Pressure: Stress and pressure are a part of everyday life and are not always a negative influence. Most people recognise that the adrenalin rush sportspeople get before competing increases their performance. Stress and pressure only becomes a drain on a person's physical or mental resources when they lose control of a situation. Negative stress is a killer and needs to be identified and dealt with appropriately before it threatens to cause serious damage to the individual(s) and even the business concerned. It's important to be able to spot the difference between a hard working valued member of your team and a workaholic. Specialist personal coaching for managers and front line staff can help businesses keep their employees healthy and productive.

Bullying: Managers are now required by law to act swiftly when they think that a colleague is being bullied. You are putting your firm at substantial financial risk by ignoring signals that may later be used as evidence in court.

Your new strengths and abilities

Stress & pressure

  • Proven techniques to reduce worry and bolster your sense of calmness and control.
  • Greater awareness of the need for sensitively managing the process of structured change, particularly during mergers, acquisitions and reorganisations.
  • Improved communications, research, planning and direction to reduce stress.
  • Unrealistic demands are challenged immediately - e.g. lead times and sales cycles have become realistic.
  • Knowledge of the dripping water analogy.
  • Toolbox of energy generating techniques.
  • Greater ability to spot signals of colleagues dealing with conflicts outside of their working environment.
  • Knowledge of 'The Game'.


  • Bullying addressed maybe through a greater understanding by all the parties involved.
  • An awareness of how others think.
  • Team conflicts resolved.
  • Mutual respect gained.
  • Understanding of rapport building techniques.

Did you know?

Figures published by the Health & Safety Executive claim 6.7 million working days are lost each year due to the effects of stress. The cost to society is estimated to be in the region of £3.8 billion.

Who would benefit?

Managers plus anyone you suspect is suffering from stress, undue pressure, or bullying. All of these performance blockers issues can require sensitive handling.

To discuss a current or potential need, contact Robin Johnson at OvationXL on 07774 415 561 or

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