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Reducing Executive Stress Levels

Academy Group 26, chief executive mentoring and experiential learning group (with members from Bristol and the South West) recently had stress management expert Sue Firth talk to them about ‘Stress Management for Executives and CEOs’.  From a thorough knowledge of the theory, Sue delivers very practical tools to understand, identify and reduce stress levels in executives and business owners.

The key points about managing executive stress levels were …

  • Give yourself permission to say ‘no’ – a hugely effective way of reducing executive stress
  • Recognise the significance of your own personality and lifestyle so that you can  achieve a better work-life balance by modifying your approach to situations or people – reduce your executive stress levels by accepting that the only thing/person that can stress you is “you”
  • Understand the difference between sources and causes of stress and implement simple strategies to minimise executive stress levels.

Sue gave Academy members a very clear insight into the subject of Executive Stress – an issue that must affect all businesses.  She delivers her materials with a great sense of fun and passion.   Many of the take-aways were applicable in business as well as personal life, the session was very highly rated by the group of MDs and CEOs.

The Academy for Chief Executives, a leading provider of experiential business learning® facilitates peer groups of CEOs and Managing Directors who meet together every month to network and take full advantage of experiential learning.  To hear great speakers like this every month and engage in the Board You Could Never Afford® you can find out more about Bristol and South West group, or to find a local group near you, visit

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