Managing Pressure and Building Resilience - Newcastle

In this fast paced, entertaining, interactive course we’ll look at the specific types of stress people in advertising experience today. Using mindfulness, healthy lifestyle choices, reframing your thinking and relaxation techniques you’ll discover how to develop practical solutions to alleviate stress and explore strategies to help you build up your resilience.

Managing Pressure and Building Resilience - Newcastle

This workshop offers a comprehensive and down-to-earth guide to managing the types of pressures we face in agency life. You’ll go away with a better understanding of what stress is (and what’s happening in the body and brain) and you’ll be armed with practical approaches to help you thrive under pressure.

Who is this course for?

Anyone at any level who works in agencies.

Areas covered:

  • Setting the context - stress in today’s world. Delegates can share the types of stress they experience in agency life.
  • How the body responds to stress and the effect of the stress reaction. The balance between good and unhelpful stress.
  • Techniques and exercises for re-framing your thinking and how you can step back, re-assess and handle stressful challenges.
  • Practical ideas on how you can change the way you work day-to-day and manage your workload to alleviate stress.
  • A down-to-earth review of theories and techniques around mindfulness, breathing and relaxation, including clinical evidence of how they impact the stress reaction in the body. A review of the apps and other tools available.
  • How other aspects of your lifestyle (like exercise and sleep) impact stress.

About the trainer – Paul Phillips

Ogilvy - Graduate trainee to Board Director (13 years)

FCB San Francisco - Senior Vice President (4 years)

VCCP - Partner (14 years) 

In October 2017 Paul decided to step away from agency life and is now running training for clients and agencies.

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Book onto Managing Stress and Building Resilience in Manchester on the 20th June.

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Last updated 21 January 2022