How Managers Can Help Stressed Out Employees

Dumb Little Man

Stress management for employees is important as it allows them to give their best at work. A stressed-out employee will never be able to perform well. Although it can leave the employees baffled, it’s a good way for them to release the stress. Stress Workplace

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Getaway From Stress: 7 Reasons Why You Should Travel

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Stress plays a huge role in our lives. Some of the biggest factors that contribute to the increase in stress are work and money. How can we reduce our stress? One of the effective ways of reducing stress is to take a vacation and travel. Stress Travel

2019 235

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9 Techniques to Delivering a Speech with Confidence

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Some were better than others but as a whole, everyone was confident and quite effective in grabbing the audience’s attention. Imagine yourself speaking with your voice loud, clear, and confident. Visualize the audience clapping and it will boost your confidence.

2018 246

7 Awesome Ways to Effectively Manage Your Stress on Weekdays

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Stress is a silent killer and if you’re not doing well in coping with stress at work, it can spell problems for you. Stress can strike anyone, even the most optimistic and energetic of people. The next thing you know, you’ve lost your focus, energy, and confidence.

2019 185

Confident vs. Confidant

Daily Writing Tips

A reader declares, One of the grammatical errors I’m seeing more and more is confusion between “confident” and “confidant(e)” Could you cover that? Writers who misspell confident as confidante have a tin ear.

3 Life Lessons Learned from Working in a Startup

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I must say it was a journey worth venturing into – full of learning and challenges. Here are my three key learnings that I will take forward with me into future careers and personal challenges. See Also: 4 Keys To Speaking Your Mind With Confidence.

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4 Types Of Stress At Work And How To Deal With Them

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More blessed, less stressed. The list can get long but one thing is present in all these factors- stress. Stress is the body’s natural response to pressure or danger around you. Every day, we encounter stress. However, too much stress can have negative effects on your health. Here are the common types of stress at work and how to manage them. Time Stress. This is the most common type of stress at work. How To Manage Time Stress.

2017 170

The Relationship Between Confidence and Productivity


You know you need a confidence boost. If you would like to be more productive, having a healthy level of confidence is essential to your success, no matter what your profession. Through working with other writers on a daily basis I’ve seen the effects of confidence on productivity first-hand. Isn’t Self-Confidence the Same Thing as Motivation? In many cases, you are making the assumption that confidence is the same as motivation. Never stop learning.

How To Start Building Confidence: A Story From A (Formerly) Fearful Guy

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And today, as a young 34-year-old man, I’ve got all the confidence in the world despite things being rough at the moment. If you are wondering how I started building confidence, here are a few lessons I learned along the way: Consider Your Mind A Dangerous Place You Never Go Alone. Eventually, I learned the spiritual part of life had to come first. It’s kept me out of my addiction and it’s transformed me from fearful to confident.

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Learn to Stop to Keep Going

Ian's Messy Desk

The post Learn to Stop to Keep Going appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. Say yes to those you are confident you can complete with excellence. You will only be able to manage the load of stress to the limit of the above capacities.

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4 ways to keep your confidence during a job hunt

On The Job

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Wednesday, October 21, 2009 4 ways to keep your confidence during a job hunt I hear from a lot of people who are out of work. Read Think Confident.

How Job Seekers Can Project a More Confident Image

On The Job

Even the most confident job seeker has a niggle of doubt every now and again. But there are ways to become more confident about yourself and what you bring to the table. She says that unless you’re “authentic” in your interactions, then you wind up feeling stressed, depressed and anxious about your efforts. Instead of saying you’re not employed, say that you’ve been out networking, volunteering and learning new skills,” she says.

Find Your Writing Confidence, No Alcohol Required

Men With Pens

Setting aside the part where you can do irreparable damage to the very brain that got you into the writing business, it’s not a health way to deal with the stress of the world (or the writing life). Learn how to refinish furniture or knit or blow glass.

Free Webinar Replay: Don’t Let Fear Sink Your Career

Office Dynamics

Learning Highlights From Webinar: How to identify the fears holding you back from living your best life. 7 surefire steps to conquer fear confidently and courageously—including a real-world example of the process in action.

2016 237

A Ballerina’s Story: How I Learned To Love My Body After Years Of Hating It

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Early in life, I learned to view my body as a sort of prison. Not the body, but my body, learning which foods, relationships, activities and movement helped me to feel good vs. relying on mass (confusing) opinions about what worked and what didn’t.

2016 208

Concurrent Learning Sessions

Office Dynamics

They inspire greatness and confidence in us, and build us to return as better employees with in our organizations. Knowing how to plan better and eliminate debt could be beneficial for problem solving and personal stress reduction, too. I learned so much! People seemed to like learning in the smaller group gathering with tight scopes and detailed information.

Feeling like a fraud at work

Practically Perfect PA

A few years ago I was working as a PA within a large team of highly qualified, talented and very very confident project management consultants. I’m sure we’ve all been there, feeling like a fraud at work and having a major crisis of confidence.

2017 217

A Mom’s Story of Going Back to School

Dumb Little Man

Because I was able to focus, I began to relax and my stress levels went down a bit. The less stressed I became, the better I retained information. I’ve realized that I was not remotely able to keep up the way my son did, but it did reignite my desire to learn.

2020 217

Cutting the apron strings: Gaining confidence to venture out on your own

Laughing all the Way to Work

If you are in a job and have come on as a junior, then you need to accept the role as student and learn as much as you can from the people around you who have been on the job for a long time. There does come a time when you need to step out of your comfortable position and take on the challenge of what you have learned. You will reaffirm to yourself your knowledge of the task and give confidence to your mentor that you have been listening and learning.

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How to Raise Your Visibility at Work

Eat Your Career

I heard: happy, frustrated, stressed, angry, overwhelmed, fulfilled, engaged, irritated, and a variety of other applicable words. Learn how to “brag” in the right way. Show confidence. career advice confidence get noticed visibility

2018 141

Should I get certified as an administrative professional?

Office Dynamics

Here are just a few of the many benefits that may come your way after completing a professional certification: You build confidence! You’ll walk into any boardroom or office with confidence that you are more than capable to perform with excellence.

5 Daily Habits That Will Make You A More Positive and Happy Person

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Of course, with all of life’s little and big stresses come the tendency to blame, criticize, and generally take a negative outlook on life. Plus, you will feel more confident, positive, and happy. To learn more, check out the free report 77 Good Habits to Live a Better Life.

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Uplifting Positive Self-Talk

Office Dynamics

This will increase your confidence and allow you to approach the day with a positive frame of mind. ” “I am capable of greatness- in character, ability, confidence, and potential.” ” “I can and will learn something from every piece of feedback I receive.”

2018 182

Time Management for the Modern Assistant

Office Dynamics

Starting each day with confidence, positivity, and passion for progress often equates to a successful day. Learn how to take control of your day and master what you’ve learned with concise tips and engaging activities.

2019 190


Office Dynamics

Ultimately, our progress hinges on the quality relationships and authentic connections we make together, and whether we can implement what we learn. OFFICE DYNAMICS CONFERENCE RECAP PART III: The Final Day. This article is part 3 of our conference recap.

2014 130

How to Find Your Voice at Work

Eat Your Career

You’ll learn more. If you need to confront a delicate situation with someone who’s particularly stressed out, choose your timing wisely. Learn how to speak concisely. Tags: Productivity confidence intimidation speaking voice

2010 175

The Secret Mind Hacks That Can Change Your Life Today

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The secret to success is learning how to use pain and pleasure, instead of having pain and pleasure use you” – Tony Robbins. – Horrible self-esteem and confidence. – The longer you wait, the more stressful it will be in the end. Brain Relaxation Stress

2017 207

Effective Conflict Resolution Techniques

Office Dynamics

As more companies embrace the spirit of teamwork, you must learn to work with other people and truly become a team player to get the work done and help your organization be more competitive. You don’t feel confident or happy when you are in conflict with co-workers or even a customer.

2015 211

Avoid Burnout by Creating Your Own Utopia

Office Dynamics

Unfortunately, burnout is real, it’s draining, emotional, stressful and typically affects both professional and personal lives. As an administrative professional for the past 20 plus years, I have learned how important it is to avoid burnout in one of the largest career fields in the world.

2018 180

Adapting to Change

Office Dynamics

Grow & learn; read, talk to mentors, attend training or a conference, watch webinars, etc. I suggest constant learning before the unexpected change occurs so you can adapt more easily. Adapting to professional change shows professionalism and confidence.

2018 184

33 Expressive Ways to Overcome Self-Doubt & Anxiety like Madonna

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Bad news is we are all here to learn lessons… sigh. Good news is that we are meant to learn lessons and by addressing them, we can transform them into strengths. Embrace quick, repeated failure allowing for the meant-to-learn lessons and opportunity. Happiness Negativity Stress

2016 206

Setting Healthy Boundaries Today

Office Dynamics

Under that umbrella, we addressed topics such as self-management vs. stress management, learning specific difficult people types and how to handle each of them, the benefits of conflict and much more. Setting Healthy Boundaries.

2018 183

5 Best Practices for Boosting Your Resiliency

Office Dynamics

Your board should include trusted confidants who have an interest in your professional and personal success. They also reduce your stress level and provide reassurance that things will be taken care of if you have to be away from work or home.

2015 239

10 Practical Strategies for Dealing with Change

Office Dynamics

I like to speak about change because I can relate to numerous types of changes and have learned to make change work for me, especially when it is a change I don’t want. If you don’t learn to manage it, you will be swallowed up by the wave of change. Learn to adapt as quickly as you can.

2016 197

The Future of the Administrative Profession

Office Dynamics

Administrative stress levels are higher due to changing priorities and fast deadlines. Being confident, prepared and honing your skills is a great way to handle this. The Future of the Administrative Profession – Surviving or Thriving?

2015 248

Why Journaling Is A Simple Way To Boost Personal Productivity


Journaling Builds Confidence. The ability to look back on what you’ve done gives you confidence to make decisions that move you toward what you want. The confidence you gain through breaking down your past choices will (gradually) encourage you to trust yourself. This knowledge and trust reduces stress and anxiety, empowers you to make big decisions, and propels you towards your goals. – Give you clarity and confidence to make important decisions.

2016 63

How to Respond to Workplace Conflict

Office Dynamics

As more companies embrace collaboration, you must learn to work with other people and truly become a team player to get the work done and help your organization be more competitive. You don’t feel confident or happy when you are in conflict with co-workers or even a customer.

2016 189

12 Strategies To Help You Cope With Change

Office Dynamics

If you do not learn to cope with it, you will be swallowed up by the wave of change. Learn to adapt as quickly as you can. Be confident that you will return to your old comfort zone or you will find a new one. If you have children, create small changes with them so they will learn to cope with change more easily. Admin Assistant Training Career Management Interpersonal Skills Motivators Problem Solving Self Development Stress Management Work-Life Balance

2017 146

Getting People to Notice You: Cultivating High Self-Esteem Webinar Replay

Office Dynamics

As an attendee, you will learn…. How to comfortably and confidently showcase your value. Earn positive attention in the workplace and address the most common obstacle standing in the way for most assistants—lack of self-esteem. Do you struggle with getting people to notice you?

On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: How to Overcome Obstacles in Your Career

On The Job

Today, the workplace is a hotbed of stress. Invest in confidence. Read inspirational books about how others facing adversity overcame it, or attend events that foster well-being and confidence.

2009 130

12 Days of Christmas Webinar: The Organized Admin with Julie Perrine

Office Dynamics

That ability to produce it quickly instills confidence in your skills and abilities. Key Tip for Everyone to Remember: Learn your unique organizing style and work WITH your time and space style instead of fighting it.

2016 172

12 Business Productivity Tools They Can Not Live Without.

Productive & Organized

  Today you will learn about 12 business productivity tools that they can't live without. I don't know of another tool that does all of this seamlessly, saving me time, money and stress. Learn whatis enhancing or impeding your productivity today!

2011 263

What the Palm Tree Can Teach Us About Resilience

Office Dynamics

Select things that make you stretch mentally or physically; take baby steps to gain confidence and see results. Be open to any lessons you might need to learn. STAYING POWER: The Power of Resilience. Staying power requires that we be resilient.

2014 172