The DESC Model for Assertiveness

The DESC Model for Assertiveness

Jan Lawrence,

This blog describes the ‘DESC’ model, which is a framework for difficult situations when we want to be more assertive but lack the confidence to communicate our feelings.

Read more

Investigations in the Workplace – Why effective communication skills are essential

Investigations in the Workplace – Why effective communication skills are essential

Jan Lawrence,

Understanding some principles of communicating is just one aspect of effective communication skills, an essential part of conducting formal investigations.  This is why we often agree with course organisers to include this topic when they are looking to provide our How to Conduct Professional Investigations in the Workplace training for staff members. 

Read more

Support managers to discuss mental health with staff during Covid-19

Support managers to discuss mental health with staff during Covid-19

Jan Lawrence,

In Equilibrium’s mental health awareness training courses give people the right channels to open up about mental health. Proactively bringing the issues and challenges into the open enables staff to explore strategies to create a more positive culture. These actions help the organisation to be even more future-fit when the lockdown ends.

Read more

Interactive, Engaging, Live Virtual Training delivered by Subject Experts

Interactive, Engaging, Live Virtual Training delivered by Subject Experts

Jan Lawrence,

We are currently providing interactive, engaging, live virtual training and coaching to help organisations support their managers and staff during the Covid 19 pandemic.
An interactive experience which is comparable to face to face learning and can combat the effects of isolation which many are currently facing.

Read more

Spring 2020 newsletter offers sleep tips & coaching case studies

Spring 2020 newsletter offers sleep tips & coaching case studies

Amanda Furness,

This edition of In Equilibrium includes:
• A stress management tip reminding us of the link between our brain and our guts.
• Details of the most recent articles on our blog including “What is the role of a mental health first aider?”
• Are you sleep deprived? Trainer Michelle Spirit provides practical tips and advice on how to get a restful night’s sleep.
• Links to helpful resources including a new guide for people managers to deal with conflict at work.
• And finally … why we should, on occasion, take time to consider what may be behind a strange dream.

Read more



Hints & Tips

Hints & Tips

We have a wide range of handy hints and tips for managing stress, developing resilience.

Resources for Managers

Resources for Managers

A selection of resources designed with the role of the manager in mind.

Customer Comments

Customer Comments

See our customers' comments after attending our training courses.


What people say about courses at In-Equilibrium

Biffa Waste Services

“The course, which has been rolled out to all our Managers, has been extremely well received and has provided practical and helpful advice in tackling, managing and reducing stress in the workplace.”

Birmingham City Council – Stress Management Training

“I particularly liked the fresh approach to the subject exploring the impact of stress on the body and looking at different strategies to control stress using the PIC formula and Stephen Covey’s, Time Management Matrix.”

Birse Metro Limited

“This course was exceptionally well-presented, and managed to be both informative and effective, with a minimum of jargon. The afternoon was very useful in helping to identify and focus on the real causes of stress, and how to alleviate their effects.”

Share with a colleague

Share on Facebook Share on Google Plus Share on LinkedIn Share on Twitter Share by email