Stress and Performance Management


We are living in dynamic times where change, uncertainty and stress occur more rapidly and frequently

Stress is therefore a protective factor up to a certain point. Beyond that point, it is neither good for health nor for performance.
Stavroula L, Griffi ths A, Cox T.

Organisation du travail et stress

Genève : Organisation mondiale de la santé ; 2004

In such a context, mental and emotional agility are essential qualities in maintaining a healthy atmosphere within one’s team or organization.

Through this program, participants will acquire knowledge on emotional intelligence. They will learn how to recognize the nature of their emotions and understand the impact of these on their mental hygiene, communication and performance. They will also discover how to use them to unleash their full potential.

This program includes concepts and practical exercises on stress and performance management


  • Practicing mental hygiene to manage stress more effectively
  • Creating new self-understanding conducive to success strategies
  • Grasping the nature of your emotions and their impact on your communication and decision-making
  • Developing coping skills for high-stress work environments
  • Gaining control over your emotions through mood self-regulation
  • Developing generative language to address yourself and others
  • Managing your emotions and those of others
  • Developing assertiveness and self-affirmation
  • Perfecting your response to stressful situations

Course content

Understanding the nature of emotions

  • Knowing yourself and understanding your reactions so as to manage your emotions
  • Understanding and managing internal dialogue and self-sabotage
  • Thinking differently and practising mood self-regulation
  • When faced with a difficult situation (rejection, fears, etc.) do we react by choice or reflex?
  • Identifying triggers for fears and self-imposed limitations
  • Enlarging comfort zones that hinder our progress and prevent us from achieving our true potential
  • Knowing the impact of emotions on communication and performance

Understanding the anatomy of character

The great psychologist William James said that the best way to define a man’s character “would be to seek out the particular mental or moral attitude in which, when it comes upon him, he felt himself most deeply and intensely active and alive. At such moments there is a voice inside which speaks and says: “This is the real me!”

  • Gaining a better understanding of your model of the world and that of others
  • Identifying the filters that organize our view of the world
  • Updating and transforming paradigms
  • Developing mental and emotional agility
  • Habitually observing your thoughts and feelings
  • Choosing freedom of action and reaction
  • Continually expanding your comfort zone to learn how to de-dramatize situations

Understanding the energy created by bad stress

  • Transforming and channelling this energy to accomplish whatever you like
  • Saying what you want to say without attacking the dignity of the person you’re addressing
  • The posture of excellence and the gateway to the flow zone
  • Mindfulness for personal metamorphosis
  • Discovering the magic of rapport to build trust and let go of drama
  • Mitigating negative attitudes through mental judo (registered trademark)
  • Exploiting the power of analogy and metaphor to advantage