Stress management for business owners, directors & managers
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Stress management for business owners, directors & managers

Reduce stress, learn positive stress management & build resilience to stress over time (at work, in business & in life)
4.4 (12 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
534 students enrolled
Created by Liz Makin
Last updated 8/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 5 Articles
  • 5 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand more about stress, its impact, symptoms and causes.
  • A stress management process to use to reduce your current stress and to manage stress on going.
  • Identify the symptoms and root cause(s) of your current stress.
  • Develop and implement a personalised action plan to reduce your current stress.
  • Have stress management strategies in place to support you to manage stress positively going forward and to build your resilience to stress over time.
  • Understand more about stress at work, in your business and in your personal life.
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Requirements
  • An open mind to learning, development and self improvement.
Description

This course is a practical action oriented course designed to give you the tools to reduce your current stress and to enable you to manage stress positively going forward and to be more resilient to stress over time.

This course is designed for you if you are a business owner, director or manager:

* Who is currently finding it difficult to cope with high levels of stress at work or in your business. Whether you are feeling stressed and overwhelmed, you are going through a very stressful and challenging period or your stress has been building up over time, this course is for you.

* Wanting to learn more about stress management, how to manage stress positively at work and in your business and wanting to learn practical stress management tips and strategies. 

The course aims to:

* Give you an insight into stress, its impact, symptoms and causes.

* Show you a process that you can follow to reduce your current stress.

* Provide you with practical stress management tips and strategies to help you to tackle the root cause of your stress and to help you to manage stress positively going forward and to build your resilience to stress over time.

* Enable you to develop your own personalised stress plan during the course. 

The course has the following sections:

* Introduction, including an introduction to the course and the tutor

* Stress, including what is stress and can stress be good for you?

* Reduce stress now, including a stress management process to reduce stress, stress symptoms, stress causes and taking action to reduce your stress

* Practical stress management tips and strategies, including a whole range of tips and strategies to help you tackle the root cause of your stress, to manage stress positively going forward and to build your resilience to stress over time.

* Your stress plan, including your own symptoms, causes, actions and strategies.

The course is in short bite sized lectures and you can see the detailed course content in the course curriculum.

There are also worksheets to complete as you go through the course to develop your own personalised stress plan. These include identifying your stress symptoms and the causes of your stress, as well as actions to take to reduce your current stress and strategies to follow to manage stress positively going forward and to build your resilience to stress over time. You will need to allow additional time in addition to the duration of the videos to complete the worksheets.

As you go through the course you will be looking at your own stress, how it is manifesting, the impact on you, your work and your business, the causes of your stress, how to manage stress and stress management tips and strategies.

By the end of the course you will have a better understanding of stress, understand the root causes of your stress, have an action plan for reducing your stress levels and have stress management strategies in place to support you to manage stress positively going forward and to build your resilience to stress over time.

Even if you are not stressed at the moment you will have the opportunity to review you, your work and your business and to decide on actions to take to support you in managing stress positively going forward and building your resilience to stress over time.

Please note if you are already very knowledgeable about stress, stress management and resilience, this course may not be for you. It includes an insight into stress (including what is stress and whether stress can be good for you), its impact, symptoms and causes, a stress management process to reduce stress, practical stress management tips and strategies and an opportunity to develop your own stress plan, some or all of which you may already know a lot about.  

Once you sign up for the course you have lifetime access so you can watch the lectures at your convenience on your computer, tablet or smart phone. You can choose to complete the whole course or just watch the lectures that are most relevant to you, whichever you prefer.

Good luck with the course and I hope you find it invaluable.



Who is the target audience?
  • Business owners, entrepreneurs, directors, executives, managers and professionals who are currently finding it difficult to cope with high levels of stress at work or in your business.
  • Business owners, entrepreneurs, directors, executives, managers and professionals who want to learn more about how to reduce your current stress, manage stress positively going forward & build your resilience to stress over time, including practical stress management tips & strategies.
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Curriculum For This Course
28 Lectures
01:15:59
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Introduction
2 Lectures 05:34

A welcome and introduction to the course including an overview of the contents, who the course is designed for, the course aims and a summary of what you will be covering on the course and what you will have learnt by the end of the course.

This course is a practical action oriented course designed to give you the tools to reduce your current stress and to manage stress positively going forward and to build your resilience to stress over time.

As you go through the course, you may have questions or want help and support. Please use the Q and A or send me a direct message and I will do my best to help you.

I have included an optional course notes sheet that you may want to use to make notes as you go through the course.

Preview 03:41

An introduction to the tutor of this course, Liz Makin.

Preview 01:53
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Stress
2 Lectures 05:29

A look at stress, what it is and its impact both in general and specifically at work and in your business.

Preview 03:28

A consideration of whether stress can be good for you.

Preview 02:01
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Reduce stress now
9 Lectures 19:18

An introduction to this section on how to reduce your current stress. This section also includes a stress management process to reduce your current stress, to manage stress positively going forward and to build your resilience to stress over time.

Reduce stress now, an introduction
01:00

A stress management process, including the key components of managing stress, to enable you to reduce your current stress, to manage stress positively going forward and to build your resilience to stress over time. 

A stress management process
01:42

A detailed look at the different symptoms of stress in general, at work, in your business and personally.

The symptoms of stress
03:20

If you are currently feeling stressed please complete the worksheet given in this lecture to identify the symptoms of your stress.

Worksheet1: What are the symptoms of your stress?
00:05

A detailed look at the many potential causes of stress including stress created by work and business issues, you and your performance at work and personal issues and a look at how to identify the root cause(s) of your stress.

The causes of stress
06:16

If you are currently feeling stressed please complete the worksheet given in this lecture to identify the causes of your stress.

Worksheet 2: What are the causes of your stress?
00:05

A look at taking action to reduce stress, the importance of taking action and how to identify the actions to take.

Taking action to reduce stress
04:34

If you are currently feeling stressed please complete the worksheet given in this lecture to identify the actions you are going to take to reduce your stress.

You may also get inspiration for actions to take later in this course from the Stress Management Tips & Strategies section.

Worksheet3: What actions are you going to take to reduce your current stress?
00:12

A summary of this section on how to reduce your current stress and a review of the worksheets you have completed. This section has also included a stress management process to reduce your current stress, to manage stress positively going forward and to build your resilience to stress over time.

Reduce stress now, a summary
02:04
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Stress management tips & strategies
12 Lectures 41:39

An introduction to this section of stress management tips and strategies. In this section we will introduce you to a great range of stress management tips and strategies. These will help you to decide on the actions to take to reduce your current stress, to enable you to manage stress positively going forward and to be more resilient to stress over time.

Stress management tips & strategies, an introduction
02:07

In this lecture I have provided a worksheet to use as you work through this section of the course entitled 'What are you going to do differently to manage stress going forward & to build your resilience to stress over time?' This is for you to use to note down the changes you want to make to tackle the cause(s) of your current stress or to help you manage stress positively going forward and to build your resilience to stress over time.

Worksheet 4: What are you going to do differently?
00:20

A range of stress management tips and strategies in the area of setting goals, planning and taking action to reduce your current stress, to enable you to manage stress positively going forward and to be more resilient to stress over time.

Remember to add any changes you want to make in this area on your worksheets 3 and 4 from lectures 12 and 15 above.

Set goals, plan & take action
03:59

A range of stress management tips and strategies in the area of proactively managing your business to reduce your current stress, to enable you to manage stress positively going forward and to be more resilient to stress over time.

Remember to add any changes you want to make in this area on your worksheets 3 and 4 from lectures 12 and 15 above.

Proactively manage your business
05:53

A range of stress management tips and strategies in the area of managing your time to reduce your current stress, to enable you to manage stress positively going forward and to be more resilient to stress over time.

Remember to add any changes you want to make in this area on your worksheets 3 and 4 from lectures 12 and 15 above.

Manage your time
03:28

A range of stress management tips and strategies in the area of accepting things outside your control to reduce your current stress, to enable you to manage stress positively going forward and to be more resilient to stress over time.

Remember to add any changes you want to make in this area on your worksheets 3 and 4 from lectures 12 and 15 above.

Accept things that are outside your control
03:39

A range of stress management tips and strategies in the area of changing the way you think to reduce your current stress, to enable you to manage stress positively going forward and to be more resilient to stress over time.

Remember to add any changes you want to make in this area on your worksheets 3 and 4 from lectures 12 and 15 above.

Change the way you think
03:40

A range of stress management tips and strategies in the area of changing your approach to reduce your current stress, to enable you to manage stress positively going forward and to be more resilient to stress over time.

Remember to add any changes you want to make in this area on your worksheets 3 and 4 from lectures 12 and 15 above.

Change your approach
06:37

A range of stress management tips and strategies in the area of there is more to life than work to reduce your current stress, to enable you to manage stress positively going forward and to be more resilient to stress over time.

Remember to add any changes you want to make in this area on your worksheets 3 and 4 from lectures 12 and 15 above.

There is more to life than work
03:10

A range of stress management tips and strategies in the area of asking for help and support to reduce your current stress, to enable you to manage stress positively going forward and to be more resilient to stress over time.

Remember to add any changes you want to make in this area on your worksheets 3 and 4 from lectures 12 and 15 above.

Ask for help & support
01:54

A range of stress management tips and strategies that you can choose to manage a stressful situation. Some of these are similar to the tips in other lectures in this section but we have included them here so you can use this list if you are facing a stressful event or situation.

Remember to add any changes you want to make in this area on your worksheets 3 and 4 from lectures 12 and 15 above.

How to manage a stressful situation?
04:53

A summary of this section of stress management tips and strategies. In this section we have introduced you to a great range of stress management tips and strategies. These will help you to decide on the actions to take to reduce your current stress, to enable you to manage stress positively going forward and to be more resilient to stress over time.

Stress management tips & strategies, a summary
01:59
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Your stress plan
1 Lecture 02:21

A review of your own personalised stress plan developed in this course through the worksheets, including reflecting on and refining your plan and deciding the best way forward for you.

Your stress plan
02:21
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Summary
1 Lecture 01:22

A summary of this course.

This course has been a practical action oriented course designed to give you the tools to reduce your current stress and to manage stress positively going forward and to build your resilience to stress over time.

After taking the course, you may have questions or want help & support. Please use the Q and A or send me a direct message and I will do my best to help you.

I would also very much appreciate you taking the time to review the course and provide feedback to me.

Thank you for taking this course and good luck in reducing and managing your stress and building your resilience to stress over time.

Course summary
01:22
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Further resources
1 Lecture 00:20
Further resources
00:20
About the Instructor
Liz Makin
4.4 Average rating
12 Reviews
534 Students
1 Course
Business coach, mentor & stress management consultant

Liz Makin is an experienced business coach, business mentor and stress management consultant based in England with over 25 years of business experience at senior management and director level, as well as a Masters degree in Coaching and Behavioural Change.

Liz has been running her own business Makin It Happen - Coaching, Mentoring & Stress Management since 2002 which provides business coaching, business mentoring and stress management to business owners, directors, managers and professionals from small and medium sized companies to international organisations.

Liz support clients to maximise the performance of their business, to maximise their own personal performance at work, in dealing with high levels of stress at work or in their business, when going through stressful and challenging times and in managing stress and building resilience to stress over time.

On the stress side Liz supports clients on a one to one basis to talk through what they are experiencing, to recognise the symptoms of their stress, to identify and to understand the causes of their stress, to move forward and to develop stress management strategies to help them manage stress positively going forward and build their resilience to stress over time.