A Proven and Powerful System to Redesign Your Stress Response

Blast through unhelpful behavioural patterns to maximize productivity, optimize performance, and unlock untapped potential at home and work - even if circumstances don't change.



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Let's face It

Traditional Stress Management 
Advice Is Not Working

of survey respondents said they often have a negative emotional attachment to their workload and believe that impacts their mental health and job satisfaction.*
of survey respondents said they know what to do to manage stress but are either too busy to do it or the techniques are not making a meaningful impact on their stress levels.*
*based on program participant onboarding surveys
1 to 2 x salary

is the cost when a leader quits. Add the pressure on the remaining team plus costs to recruit and onboard and the implications are significant. If my message can save 1 - is it worth it?
Let's Discuss

The Goal

Harness Good Stress
Minimize Destructive Stress

Using my Problem-Solving Framework and Supporting Concepts, You Can Do Just That!

"Allison Graham's model is simple, yet profound."
Dr. Chandlee Dickey, Chair/Chief
Department of Psychiatry, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry

Your Choice

Stress Is Either By Design or By Default

Good Stress Will...
Inspire Us To Reach Our Goals
Focus Us To Be In Flow and Do Our Best work, even when we have lots of conflicting priorities
Manage Our Response to Danger
Psst...Your To-Do List Is NOT a Predator. If regular daily tasks and obstacles cause you or your team angst, how will you have capacity left for the really tough stuff in life, or to truly appreciate the good stuff?
Destructive Stress Will...
Cause Overwhelm and Anxiety
Take Us Out of Our Sweet Spot of Optimal Performance, Productivity and Profitability
Put Us In Constant Reaction Mode, Rather Than Feeling A Sense of Confident Control
cause days to vanish without getting to key priorities
Ultimately lead to days of regret, frustration and missed potential
When you know how to harness good stress you can optimize performance, productivity and profitability.
It's only possible if you minimize destructive stress. 
Once you know how to do that, you can do more, in less time and be happier while you're doing it.
"Allison’s keynotes offered inspiration and results that lasted long after her speech was done. For example, one of the many stories of impact included, after hearing Allison speak, a leader on my team self-identified as being caught in the victim trap, recognized her tendency to complain too much, took responsibility for her negative contribution to team dynamics and committed to practicing Allison’s formula."
Sébastien Fauvel, MBA, Hiring, Onboarding & Engagement
BMO Financial Group

My clients

Some of the Organizations I'm Proud to Have Served

“Allison Graham goes to the heart of leading and
engaging team members to unlock their
potential in challenging times.”
Don Ludlow, Regional Vice-President
RBC Commercial Markets

Leaders don't have a knowledge problem when it comes to stress. They have a capacity problem.
My philosophy is not about adding typical stress-management behaviours, 
it's about shifting the mindset and reaction to the challenges society often sees as "stressful."
“Topical, relevant and impactful.”
Chirag Shah, Managing Partner, PwC Southwestern Ontario

It is possible

Together, Let's Stop The Destructive Stress Cycle

Count On Me To Deliver...
Inspirational,  actionable, and practical insights that will last long after the program is complete.
Same Message, Delivered Different Ways...
Fire-side chats with executive teams
leadership retreats and professional development days
training programs (workshops or flagship program)
1-on-1 or group coaching for leaders
self-study opportunities: books and online courses
virtual, on-site or hybrid
This Is Perfect For High-Performing Professionals Who Have...
lots of conflicting priorities on their plate
autonomy to design their workday
a commitment to personal and professional development
Service Guarantee...
expect professional, timely, courteous service working with me and my team
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3 Levels of Engagement

I'm looking for my organization
I'm looking for myself
12-Week Training
4 x live sessions
online learning
email support
Expected Outcomes
This will feel like drinking from a fire hose. We'll go deep quickly to cover a lot of concepts in a short timeline. 

Some of your team will dive deep and adopt the materials in a very meaningful way. 

Others will pick and choose concepts that resonate the most for them. 

The Lift Up
Single Speaking Engagement
fire-side chat
Expected Outcomes
Even the most discerning audiences will feel inspired, be challenged to think differently about stress, resilience and problem-solving for the human experience, and leave with actionable tactics to apply right away. 

Like any one-off program, long-term uptick is not predictable. Anecdotally, my message has stuck long after the session is complete, with people emailing me about how they have used the materials 2 years after hearing my frameworks!

6 Month Mimimum
Training / Group Coaching
live sessions
custom online portal
group coaching
Expected Outcomes
If you're committed to leading a meaningful shift in stress culture, then this is the chioce for your organization. 

We'll start with the leadership team and then roll out to the broader employee group.

Smaller co-horts, deeper exploration of concepts, and a more manageable pace of learning will ensure behavioural changes and desired outcomes are achieved.
90-day Coaching / Strategy
1-1 coaching
online learning
strategy sessions
The Workweek Fix - FAST
Sick of feeling overwhelmed about your workload? 

Do your days vanish without getting to your priorities? 

Are you DONE with repeating self- sabotaging behaviours, but what you've tried before hasn't worked?

Then this is the path to take! 

We'll get your workflows and your emotional connection to your workload sorted with new systems and ways of thinking, so that you can consistently operate in your sweetspot of performance, productivity and profitability!
The Lift Up
Single Coaching Engagement
Troubleshoot a Problem
Need to get through the noise in your head and find real solutions - FAST? 

You can use these sessions for issues related to productivity, workload overwhelm and anxiety, confidence or self-doubt, and/or any barrier to performance that is taking you away from your Sweet-Spot of Performance, Productivity and Profitability. 

Schedule a power session (2 hours) or VIP day. 

These are very powerful. We dive deep quickly and you'll leave with an action plan to implement a solution.

12-Month Coaching / Consulting
1-1 coaching
priority access for troubleshooting
accountability for priorities
unlimited access
Optimize Your Life
Ever find the perfect system, then slip into your old habits?

Do you want to deal with problems NOW, not when your coach has time? 

Do you get caught up in your own noise, fixate on issues and then have can't see the best solution?  

Is it lonely at the top? Do you wish you had a confidential sounding board, so you can vent without a filter, but not have those moments held against you?

If you answered YES to the above, then let's talk. Schedule a call.

"Allison was a breath of fresh air and a kick start after a long and strange, forced social hibernation. She helped our professional women’s group create an event that perfectly balanced education and inspiration! Allison is an engaging, authentic and insightful speaker. Everyone in the room was energized and motivated to implement her strategies and keep the momentum going long after the event. We all can’t wait to work with Allison again!'

Sabrina Lombardi, Partner
McKenzie Lake Lawyers LLP

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