Mind 4 Managing



No matter what industry you are involved in whether it's manufacturing, sales, retail or design the call on your time and associated pressure to perform is greater than ever. AND you also want a good personal life! How on earth do you do it all? 

Our work is all about helping people be in the best emotional place enabling them to manage themselves and other people more effectively, feel less stressed, be more resilient, do the best job they can


OK it sounds easy and it's not and takes thought, work and practice (on your part) to get it right but the benefits are great and can affect every part of your life. 


We do this by giving people knowledge of why they behave the way they do, an Insight into how this affects them on a day to day basis, introduce some Skills that they can use to improve their lives and then reinforced with ongoing Support to ensure they stay on the right track. (yes I know the acronym is KISS but didn't want to make it too obvious!)


"The development sessions from Paul at OptimizeYou have really helped communication and relationships within the team.


Tolerance and acceptance of our ‘chimps’ means that situations that might otherwise blow up into a dispute simply do not and instead we can smile and sympathise with a colleague whose chimp has taken over e.g. Last week one of the team gave a rather abrupt response to a colleague, promptly said ‘that was my chimp’, and we all laughed.


It sounds like a small thing but understanding each other makes for a much happier team, who then work better together and so are more productive and more likely to stick together.


One team member in particular who was not achieving her potential, and was not in a happy place, has really blossomed. She has self-belief, greater confidence and as a result is taking on roles at work that she wouldn’t have a year ago. I’m very grateful for the extra support she has received.


Instead of potentially losing her, I have a highly productive team member who can look forward to developing and progressing her career further.


Thank you"


The structure of the programme is built around the key approaches of improving emotional skills and practical learning on how to put these skills into use. We also look at how we develop purpose and direction for staff and create the conditions for building great teams.

The content is tailored to the needs of the managers but some of the topics we cover are


  • Help understand how your mind functions

  • How you can affect the behaviour others

  • Helping managers get the best out of themselves

  • Dealing with difficult situations 

  • Managing and thriving in change 

  • Creating environments and cultures that enhance performance

  • Communication the right way

  • Leading and being led

  • Seeing Purpose, Values & Vision

  • Dealing with setbacks and challenges

  • Learning how to improve your chances of being successful, confident and happy.

We have worked with businesses and NHS organisations and have specific courses for NHS Managers and Teams