The Shapes Toolkit programme gives doctors, healthcare professionals and other professionals in high stress jobs a complete toolkit to help you be more productive, take control of your work and beat stress and thrive.

If you feel on the edge of burnout, or simply want to stay resilient, become more productive and regain control over your working life, this course is for you.
We can now offer the Shapes Toolkit Course online as well as face to face. Find out more here or get in touch

 This course is essential to surviving life as a GP.

– Portfolio GP, North London

The Shapes programme allowed me to ask, ‘What is within my control, who can I work with that I can influence?’ rather than worry about what I can’t fix 

– Senior Manager, City and Guilds Group

The Shapes Toolkit covers issues that you face in your daily work such as:

  • Trying to do more and more with diminishing resources
  • Being overloaded with work, not having time to have one-to-ones with the team – finding that the important stuff is crowded out by the ‘urgent’
  • Managing difficult relationships between team members and between partners
  • Ineffective decision making within the partnership
  • Meetings that are inefficient, infrequent and always out of time
  • Staff being reluctant to change the way in which they work

The Shapes Toolkit will help you to:

  • Prioritise your time and workload
  • Recognise when you are heading towards burnout
  • Increase your own wellbeing
  • Identify and change the things that cause you stress at work
  • Change your reaction to stressful events
  • Have better conversations with your team
  • Take control of things that you can control
  • Identify when you are stuck in unhelpful patterns of behaviour, taking the ‘victim’ mentality
  • Take control of your own career development

The Shapes Toolkit.

We use seven shapes to anchor key skills and provide a shared language for breaking through difficult situations with ease.

Introduction to the Shapes

These 7 shapes provide the tools and mindset to help you and your colleagues to thrive

The zone of power
The vortex
The coaching pentagon
The drama triangle
The prioritisation grid
In the corner
The stressors hexagon

How the programme works.

The Shapes Toolkit is an interactive workshop for individuals, teams or managers. It can be offered face to face or online either as a full day, two half days or four 2-hour modules. Follow up group coaching or one-to-one coaching in Shapes is also available. Find out more here and please contact us to book a place on the next open Shapes Toolkit Course

The Shapes Toolkit can also be delivered as an individual seminar or workshop focusing on a particular Shape, get in touch for more details.

Ways to stay in touch.

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