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Free Webinars – Stress Management and Confidence Building for Social Enterprises and their Staff in Devon and Somerset

20th August and 3rd September

Members from the Social Enterprises community in Somerset and Devon are being invited to attend two free online webinars on 20th August and 3rd September, providing practical advice to help manage stress when times are tough.

The Covid-19 pandemic has put an immense pressure on social enterprises, many of whom have been at the forefront of helping to support some of the most vulnerable people in our communities. Both stress management webinars will be led by Ruth James. Ruth’s area of expertise is understanding and managing people so she will be sharing some practical insights and tools to help social entrepreneurs improve their own and their staff’s well-being.

Ruth says:
“I know how tough it is for many social entrepreneurs, many of you are juggling competing priorities which is why I am delighted to be running two webinars to help you manage your busy day-to-day lives.

The first session will focus on stress management to help you better manage your boundaries as well as your staff’s emotions for a calmer workplace.
Self-confidence and resilience are closely related and many of us would like to be more confident, so in the second session I will share some practical ideas on how to build our own and other people’s confidence.”

Both webinars are free of charge, but registration is essential. Places are limited and early booking is advised.

Register for the two events here

Introduction to Character Strengths webinars

2pm, Every second Monday from 29th June – FREE TO JOIN!

29th June; 13th, 27th July; 10th, 24th August

Join Devon Communities Together’s enterprise coach Matthew Porter as he helps you to learn more about your positive qualities & gain tools that will help you put your strengths to work in your life.

Many people focus almost entirely on what’s wrong with them – their problems, their struggles, & their stressors & often lose sight of what is good & strong.

This approach will help you get in closer touch with all of your character strengths.

Character strengths can help you:

• Increase your happiness at home and work.

• Improve your relationships.

• Discover balance with your health.

• Increase your performance at work.

• Achieve your life goals.

This is a way for you to take a strengths-based approach in life, & help you shift your focus from what’s wrong to what’s strong.

The webinar will be delivered by, Matthew Porter ICF PCC Enterprise Coach & Project Manager, as part of Devon Communities Together’s New Start Devon project.

Please register for your ticket here to receive the Zoom event details.

New Start Devon is receiving funding from the European Regional Development Fund.