Workshops Committee Programs Management Training Series Library Leadership Ohio
How to Stay Cool, Calm and Collected Under Pressure
Tuesday, May 11, 2004
9:30:00 AM - 4:00:00 PM

Cuyahoga County Public Library--Independence Branch

6361 Selig Drive, Independence, Ohio


$65 CAMLS Members
$75 Affiliate Members
$130 Non-members
Free for guests/speakers

Deadline: Tuesday, May 04, 2004
Limit: 35
Registered Now: 22
Contact Hours: 6

Fee includes materials and lunch

Can you imagine what your life would be like if you could deal with problems in a way that makes you far more effective, healthier, and happier? Would you be able to reach your full potential at work? Would you be a better parent, co-worker, staff member?

The ability to control your reaction to a stressful situation is one of the most powerful skills you can ever develop.

This seminar will provide you with the skills needed to handle any difficult situation and will show you how to be consistently cool, calm, collected even when the going gets tough.

Course Content

    EMOTIONAL CONTROL:Five characteristics of Emotional Intelligence
  • Ability to motivate oneself
  • Persist in face of frustrations
  • Control impulses and delay gratifications
  • Regulate moods
  • Positive outlook


  • Early warning signs of too much stress
  • How do you think about stress
  • Monitoring your self-talk
  • Stress, Humor, Burnout and Balance

    Your Habits Will Determine Your Future

Audience: All staff
Marti Peden is President of Peden and Associates, an Akron, OH firm specializing in seminar presentations, leadership, and team development. She has over twenty years' experience in the training field working with clients in business, healthcare, schools and libraries. Marti received her Master's Degree in Education and Counseling from Kent State University. Prior to her consulting practice, she worked as a counselor at Cleveland Veterans Hospital and in the Corporate Training Department at the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company. She is a frequent presenter for CAMLS and other Regional Library Systems, as well as working with numerous libraries across the state.

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