1. By helping
a. identify and assess who they are
b. why they do what they do
c. in which areas of life they are feeling stress
d. how to improve interpersonal relationships
(one of the major causes of stress)
e. the vulnerabilities that will impede success
f. the strengths they bring to the stress
each participant with:
a. a wealth of information on the general
causes and effects of stress
b. proven techniques for dealing with stress
c. wisdom to apply that knowledge to each
participant's life and own particular set of
R O G R A M O V E R V I E W
Generic full day version with
Participants share the best part(s) and most stressful
their jobs (if smaller group).
Presenter introduces himself and the purpose of the program.
Humorous concepts illustrating the reality that people are
Explore the five contributing factors to stress management
ii. Childhood role models
iii. Birth order
iv. Physical characteristics
Emotional pain -- the great modifier of human behavior.
* Defining stress and how it affects people:
i. Eustress -- Positive
Distress -- Negative
Identifying stress-producing events -- Stressors
* Exploding Truths vs. Myths about stress.
* Understanding stress-related indicators -- Stress
* The differences between power and influence.
Johari Window -- How trust and mutual respect are built up or
down in an organization.
* Stress management exercise.
How personal Blind Spots and Mask effect leadership/
stress management styles and teamwork.
Peeling the layers of the onion skin to get to the core
i. Gender issues
ii. Cultural diversity
iii. Generational influences
iv. Professional status
v. Personality style
Administer stress management profile material
Overview of the universe of the four dominant stress
styles and how each style:
i. Responds to or reacts to
ii. Seeks to control his or her environment
iii. Leads and follows
iv. Makes decisions
vi. Deals with stress.
vii. Processes information
* The eight-point stress management checklist.
Three main areas where stress generally erupts, combined with
concepts for preventive maintenance -- plus
skills for managing
oppositional behavior after it has
In-depth study of each personality
i. Major fears
ii. Natural and adaptive styles when confronted
by stress or change
iii. Dynamic drives
iv. Needs-motivated behavior and communication
v. Tools for working effectively
with each style
vi. How personal dominant and sub-dominant styles
compliment vs. cause internal stress
vii. Drawing the best out of others at work and
home -- lifestyle change
Learning to "read" one's graph.
Creating a plan to control stress.
* Now what do we do with the information?
Time for feedback, personal responses to the accuracy of the
information, and specific questions.
Help to develop action and accountability plans.
Allowance for one-on-one time with instructor.
Satisfaction Guaranteed. Period.
Streaming Video Clip of Dr. Freeman
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