Stress Management for Sales and Service Professionals

Motivational_Speaker_Stress_managementToo Stressed to Progress?

Stress Management Training, Stress Management Speaker

Workplace stress is rarely part of anyone’s job description, but it is unfortunately part of most jobs. It is tough to progress when we are stressed. In fact, we feel stress when we feel we are being hindered from progressing.

Stress is very dangerous, not to mention expensive.  Businesses across the U.S. of A. lose $200-$300 billion dollars annually to stress, resulting in loss in productivity (i.e., less progress) and treatment costs.

Effects of stress in the workplace include Absenteeism, Disruptive Outbursts and Tendency to do as little as possible to get by. All reduce productivity and damage an organization’s bottom line.

Plus, many do not have a well-defined boundary between work and home, and end up taking work problems home with us and letting them affect our personal life.

No matter what the circumstance, we still have power over the attitude we take toward it. When we feel stress, we become focused on the pain and not the opportunities to take positive steps.

Check this:
Stress not only limits our progress; stress can and will kill us —
— if we don’t take action!

  • Stress-related problems, according to the American Institute for Stress, are responsible for 75 % to 90 % of doctor visits.
  • The American Medical Association says that stress is now the basic cause of over 60% of all diseases and illnesses (cancer, heart problems, etc.).
  • A study conducted by the University of London found that unmanaged reactions to stress were more likely to lead to cancer and heart disease than either smoking cigarettes or eating foods high in the bad kind of cholesterol.Often, we invest so much time dealing with stress that we don’t take time to progress.

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How to deal with or relate to the stressful stimuli in this high-tech, low-touch world of speed-of-light change is a vital and important topic that desperately needs discussion. To avoid the peaks and valleys of productivity created by high stress levels, we need to know how to balance the urgent demands of work life and personal life. Even when things are going smoothly, the cumulative effects of day-to-day stressful stimuli affect the way people behave.

“I was especially impressed that Dean took the time to research what stresses apply to pharmacists the most, and custom designed his presentation to meet our needs. Our members learned some new stress management techniques, which can be applied during everyday situations.”
— Charlotte Tripp
Vice President
Dallas County Pharmacy Association

  • Develop stress immunity and resilience
  • Become Flexible in Problem Solving
  • Give Mind and Body the “Right Fuel.”
  • Learn to deal with the stress of the high tech, low touch new millennium
  • Develop positive ways to respond to the possible stressful stimuli
  • Take back control of your emotions and thought processes
  • Find new ways of relating to each stressful stimuli appropriately

Virtually no part of the body escapes the ravages of prolonged negative stress. Unfortunately, many of us make up our minds to “get serious” about our physical and mental health only when we become ill, suffer a heart attack, or experience some other form of breakdown.

Often, we invest so much time dealing with stress that we don’t take time to progress.

Participants in the From Stress to Progress! stress management training program gain important insights into how stress in one area impacts other areas, how coping resources in one area impacts other areas, how coping resources in one area can be used to decrease stress in another, and how stress, coping resources, and overall satisfaction are closely related.

From Stress to Progress stress management training is a unique program that connects stress and coping in four life areas: PERSONAL, COUPLE, WORK, FAMILY and offers tips and strategies featured in his book, The Progress Challenge.

“The Progress Challenge is a much needed kick in the pants for all of us. What an enlightening book!”
— Ken Blanchard,
coauthor of The One Minute Manager® and Leading at a Higher Level

“Personal Responsibility and Self-Reliance are desperately needed today. These traits are what The Progress Challenge is about. Read Dean’s book and savor the stories and seeds of thought that will help you help those around you to be agents of…Progress, not just change. Don’t just kick up dust, go out and make a difference.”
— Jim Cathcart
Author of Relationship Selling

“The Progress Challenge should be mandatory reading. Dean is an inspiration for any business leader whether in the USA or in Europe – a true Progress Agent.”
— Birger Husted Partner
UniqueConsult (Prague, Czech Republic)

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The way to progress is through recognition and action.

Ponder & Progress: Too Stressed to Progress

Stress Management Question 1. When do you feel overworked and overwhelmed?
Stress Management Question 2. What are you allowing yourself to get stressed about?
Stress Management Question 3. What physical challenges are you having that may be related to stress?
Stress Management Question 4. Do you have trouble sleeping due to stress?
Stress Management Question 5. Is it time to get serious about your stress?
Stress Management Question 6. How can you be better prepared for stressful stimuli?
Stress Management Question 7. How can you choose not to stress?
Stress Management Question 8. Do you have too many demands on your time?
Stress Management Question 9. Are you too stressed to progress?

Success in life is largely determined by the way we see the challenging events and circumstances that are a part of everyone’s life. From Stress to Progress stress management training challenges participants’ perception of the realities of life and helps reframe aspects of life in a positive light.

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Pretending that the stress stimuli are not all around us only increases the problem.