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Stress management

Week 3: Are you happy at work?

To unlock your potential at work and beat the Monday blues, we'll take a look at how workplace stress is affecting you. You’ll find useful tips to excel under pressure, and learn to keep it up for the rest of your career

Step 1: Find what's stressing you out at work

From the pressure to achieve good results to reviewing your career path find out what's making you stressed. We'll help you stay on the top of your game, so you’ll get to where you want to be!
  • Question 1
    It's ten minutes before the end of the day and your colleague asks for your help in finishing an urgent project. This will mean missing an important family engagement – how do you respond?
    A) Saying no to the project may affect my performance review so I feel I have no choice but stay.
    B) I want to decline, but I’m not sure how to do so without affecting my colleague’s view of me.
    C) I leave – it’s not a project I’m interested in and I won’t get credit for working on it.
    Pick One
  • Question 2
    My main goal at work is…
    A) Making sure I do a good job so that I don’t get retrenched.
    B) Ensuring that there’s a good workplace environment, so people are happy and can work efficiently.
    C) Working in an industry that I’m passionate about.
    Pick One
  • Question 3
    The biggest cause of stress for me in the workplace is…
    A) Managing my time.
    B) Working with my colleagues.
    C) Lack of recognition for my work.
    Pick One
  • Question 4
    When asked to make a presentation at work, I am most stressed about…
    A) Feeling overwhelmed, because it’s one more item to add to my to-do list.
    B) Speaking in public – it makes me nervous.
    C) Having to take ownership of something I don’t really believe in.
    Pick One
  • Question 5
    When my work is delayed or not done properly, it’s most likely because…
    A) I’m working under pressure, there’s too much going on, and I don’t have enough time.
    B) There are too many different people involved and miscommunications occur.
    C) I’ve struggled to deliver on something that I don’t fully understand.
    Pick One
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Step 2: Download your week 3 recommendations

What you'll find inside:

  • How workplace stress affects you
  • Useful tips to excel under pressure
  • Ways to maintain happiness at work
  • A handy priority list to manage work tasks
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