Overview (continued)
  1. You've surely heard about the need to empower employees to do their best work. But what you may not know is that effective supervisors also empower themselves. By overcoming obstacles and taking a proactive approach to problem solving, the best supervisors sweep away stressors and stay focused on goal attainment.
  1. That's especially important because supervisors often feel immobilized by stress. Neither their bosses nor their employees may understand the pressures that they face. Supervisors often operate in isolation, and they may not know what to do when problems— ranging from real to potential to imagined ones— mount by the hour. The anxieties can prove overwhelming.
  1. The course covers 10 of the most common stressors for supervisors, along with exercises and action steps to combat them. Be sure to view all the contents on each page by scrolling where indicated. Don't miss important links at the bottom of some pages.