Lewis Hamilton and the stress of competition

Hamilton is a four times Formula One champion and one of the truly elite figures in British sport but despite all that the 33-year-old admits he still feels the stress of competition. Lewis Hamilton’s hopes of a record sixth British Grand Prix looked to be in tatters after Kimi Raikkonen pitched him into a spin […]

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Case Study: Work Stress Management at Priority Data

Priority Data is a long-established reseller of computer anti-virus software, employing approximately 15 people needed to modernise its operation. The Issue Having been consistently profitable for many years, changes in the market meant the company was making a loss. To regain its leading position in the industry, it set out to completely restructure its operation. The […]

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Radio Sheffield Business Live Podcast

Following a successful interview with Rony Robinson on his Radio Sheffield afternoon show, I accepted an invitation from Jamie Veitch, who hosts a popular weekly slot featuring selected guests include business people sharing their tips and advice on how they have overcome challenges and inspiration on his Business Live slot on Sheffield Live. The interview covers […]

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Stress: The Health Epidemic of the 21st Century

World Health Organisation (WHO) has dubbed stress the health epidemic of the 21st century. Britain in the grip of a stress epidemic because of ‘always on’ workplace culture. 73% of UK employees suffer from work- related stress, leading to an annual £57bn loss in productivity and 49% of all working days lost in 2016-2017. Sheffield […]