Bickering employees, unattainable targets, information overload, shifting priorities……the first-line manager is in the hot seat for stress.
Today’s managers need more than the fundamentals of people management, they need to know how to manage stress and stressful situations with compassion. Compassion for themselves first, and compassion for the people they are working with.
In Compassionate Management : Reducing Stress at Work, Angela Fresne provides insight to the core skills needed to be an effective manager, with a deep focus on stress management techniques. She draws from her corporate career and studies in Cognitive Behavior Therapy to provide ways to :
• Explore and self-assess key management skills
• Build a management framework
• Apply principles of compassionate management
• Manage emotions, stress and the top workplace stressors
You’ll find page after page of practical tips and techniques, stories from the front line and exercises to get to know yourself better. This book will teach you to minimize and manage stressful situations a manager faces every day. Read it now and start applying the techniques. Come back to it again and again as you are faced with new, challenging situations at work.