professional development – seminar series<br />Managing Stress<br /> enabled your vision yet?<br />enablistics.com<br />  ...
Managing Stress<br />The Cost of Workplace Stress<br />Important to you (individual/manager) because you:<br />Work long h...
Stress<br />What is it?<br />Reaction to a state of threat<br />Physical or psychological reaction to a state of helplessn...
Individual Responses to Stress<br />Genetics<br />Behavior<br />Mental <br />Approach<br />
Stress & Performance<br />High<br />Worker is motivated to perform <br />at a high level<br /><ul><li> Over time be aware ...
Symptoms of Stress<br />Physical<br />- Chest Pain				- Muscle Tension (neck pain)<br />- Indigestion/Abdominal Pain	- Per...
Sources & Symptoms of Stress<br />SOURCES<br />SYMPTOMS<br />DISEASE<br />Intrinsic to job<br />Individual<br />- Raised b...
Strategies for Managing Stress<br />Identify the source<br />Catch stressful situations early<br />Think through some opti...
Think about Mental Approach<br />Be positive <br />Turn worries into problems<br />Be decisive<br />Give yourself recognit...
Preventing Stress<br />Plan your Day<br />Savour Achievement<br />Be realistic- you’re not superhuman<br />Learn to delega...
Preventing Stress<br />Manage your time (and priorities)<br />Simple Prioritization (financial, critical path)<br />Tools<...
Special thanks to Haseeb for this presentation. <br />Questions?<br />info at enablistics.com<br />
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For continuous improvement of startups personnel on work-related and associated topics, Enablistics.com bringe on-board, a series of in-house workshops on soft skills. These presentations are part of in-house seminars series being conducted in a few technology startups that have grown in an accelerated fashion.

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  1. 1. professional development – seminar series<br />Managing Stress<br /> enabled your vision yet?<br />enablistics.com<br /> for high-tech startups<br />
  2. 2. Managing Stress<br />The Cost of Workplace Stress<br />Important to you (individual/manager) because you:<br />Work long hours<br />Face complex demands<br />Need to recognise when you (and others) are stressed<br />Have responsibility for others<br />
  3. 3. Stress<br />What is it?<br />Reaction to a state of threat<br />Physical or psychological reaction to a state of helplessness<br />Abnormal reactions - emotional or physical - to accumulated pressures<br />
  4. 4. Individual Responses to Stress<br />Genetics<br />Behavior<br />Mental <br />Approach<br />
  5. 5. Stress & Performance<br />High<br />Worker is motivated to perform <br />at a high level<br /><ul><li> Over time be aware of; </li></ul>- Frequency (deadlines)<br />- Duration (length of time)<br />- Intensity (importance of task)<br />Level of Performance<br />Low<br />High<br />Level of Pressure<br />
  6. 6. Symptoms of Stress<br />Physical<br />- Chest Pain - Muscle Tension (neck pain)<br />- Indigestion/Abdominal Pain - Persistent Headaches<br />Emotional<br />- Rapid Mood Swings - Inability to concentrate<br />- Worrying unreasonably - Increased irritability/anxiety<br />- Inability to empathize - Withdrawal<br />Behavioral<br />- Indecision - Overeating<br />- Working late/absenteeism - Change in sleep patterns <br />- Increased smoking - Impaired quality of work <br />
  7. 7. Sources & Symptoms of Stress<br />SOURCES<br />SYMPTOMS<br />DISEASE<br />Intrinsic to job<br />Individual<br />- Raised blood pressure<br /><ul><li>Depressed mood</li></ul>- Irritability<br />- Chest Pains<br />Role in the<br />Organization<br />CORONARY<br />HEART DISEASE<br />MENTAL ILLNESS<br />Relationships<br />At work<br />INDIVIDUAL<br />Career <br />Development<br />STRIKES<br />ACCIDENTS<br />APATHY<br />ORGANISATIONAL<br />- High Absenteeism<br /><ul><li>High labor turnover</li></ul>- Poor quality control<br />Org. Structure/ <br />Climate<br />Work/home<br />Interface<br />Source: C.Cooper <br />
  8. 8. Strategies for Managing Stress<br />Identify the source<br />Catch stressful situations early<br />Think through some options;<br />Remove the stress (e.g., manage deadlines)<br />Remove yourself (e.g., change job)<br />Compensate (e.g., work hard, play hard)<br />Think about:<br />Social network - Exercise/health<br />Hobbies/interests - Holidays/mini-breaks<br />
  9. 9. Think about Mental Approach<br />Be positive <br />Turn worries into problems<br />Be decisive<br />Give yourself recognition (e.g., celebrate small wins)<br />Avoid Procrastination<br />
  10. 10. Preventing Stress<br />Plan your Day<br />Savour Achievement<br />Be realistic- you’re not superhuman<br />Learn to delegate<br />Maintain a balanced system<br />Find something at work to enjoy<br />Laugh <br />
  11. 11. Preventing Stress<br />Manage your time (and priorities)<br />Simple Prioritization (financial, critical path)<br />Tools<br />Pareto Analysis (80/20 rule)<br />Urgent/Important Matrix<br />
  12. 12. Special thanks to Haseeb for this presentation. <br />Questions?<br />info at enablistics.com<br />
  13. 13. enablistics.com– A Startup for high-tech startups<br />Mobile platforms<br />Enterprise Platforms<br />Web 2.0 & RIA Platforms<br />Social Platforms<br />

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