When Stressed.

Kevin Eikenberry

Leadership Learning Quotations action Anger energy Lee Iacocca stressOne of my TV memories growing up was of Lee Iacocca selling cars for Chrysler.

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LeadershipNow 140: November 2013 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from November 2013 that you might have missed: From @TomAsacker : The Paradox of Success. Why Stress Builds Great Leaders by @SteveTobak.

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How Stress is Hurting Your Career

Let's Grow Leaders

You know stress is bad for your health. It’s sad to watch a passionate, hard-working leader shoot themselves in the foot with a stressful reaction. Don’t let stress destroy hard work or sabotage your progress. Stress [.] But what about your career?

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Reducing Effects of Stress Through Connection

Michael Lee Stallard

Stress is harmful to your health, right? In this TED Talk, Psychologist Kelly McGonigal explains how viewing stress as a positive actually reduces the harmful effects of stress on your body. Not always.

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Best Leadership Books of 2013

Leading Blog

The list below represents my picks for the best leadership books of 2013. * * *. Antifragile : Things That Gain from Disorder by Nassim Nicholas Taleb Just as human bones get stronger when subjected to stress and tension, and rumors or riots intensify when someone tries to repress them, many things in life benefit from stress, disorder, volatility, and turmoil. L EADERSHIP IS is an inside job.

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Stress + Loneliness = Disaster

Michael Lee Stallard

The movie’s story is about stress, relational disconnection and loneliness in the lives of a teenage girl and her mother, an Off-Broadway actress. connection culture connection connection cultures loneliness stressLike many people today, Erin Callan, the former CFO of Lehman Brothers, slowly slipped into a life where her job was #1, ahead of every relationship in her life. To have sufficient energy to work an exhausting schedule throughout the week, she spent weekends sleeping.

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How Do You Score on the Business Stress-O-Meter?

Next Level Blog

After hearing his list, I said to him that it reminded me of that list of stressful life events where you add up the scores of each event that is going on in your life to determine how much stress you’re dealing with. Personal Presence self-management stress stress management

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1 in 3 People Report Stress Levels Have Risen in Past Year

Women on Business

How stressed are you? If you’re like 1 in 3 people involved in a study by the American Psychological Association (APA) called “ Stress in America ,” then you’re more stressed today than you were a year ago. What’s Stressing Us Out?

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Learn How to Manage Stress

Coaching Tip

Eighty-five percent of employees report they are losing sleep due to work-related stress , according to a survey by global talent mobility consulting firm Lee Hecht Harrison. Stress affects us both physically and psychologically. We live in stressful times.

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28 Ways Leaders Re-charge Their Batteries: How to Increase Energy, Improve Mood, and Manage Stress

Engaging Leader

The post 28 Ways Leaders Re-charge Their Batteries: How to Increase Energy, Improve Mood, and Manage Stress appeared first on Engaging Leader. In 2006, Google became concerned that their highly intelligent, passionate employees were burning out.

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Neutralize “Killer Stress” to Boost the Bottom Line

Michael Lee Stallard

Who experiences greater levels of stress: management or employees? Managers seem to think they do, but hard research data makes it clear: Employees experience greater stress, and that affects the company’s bottom line. It doesn’t have to be that way: Effective leaders can create an organizational culture that reduces “killer stress” and encourages “challenge stress,” which produces gains in productivity and performance. Despite its reputation, all stress is not bad.

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The December 2013 Leadership Development Carnival: Leadership at the Movies Edition

Great Leadership By Dan

This is a particularly important strategy for managing individual and team stress. Here''s a post I once wrote on this subject of using integrity to manage holiday stress.”

LeadershipNow 140: January 2013 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from January 2013 that you might have missed: 4 Attitude Choices Every Leader Must Make by @leadersbeacon. GoodEthics: Marines piloting training prog using non-religious mindfulness practices for stress reduction @USMC.

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Shakespeare knew something about ambition, stress, & insomnia

Tony Mayo

For Executives Making Meaning Stress HAMLET Let me question more in particular: what have you, my good friends, deserved at the hands of fortune, that she sends you to prison hither? GUILDENSTERN Prison, my lord! HAMLET Denmark’s a prison. ROSENCRANTZ Then is the world one. HAMLET A goodly one; in which there are many confines, wards and dungeons, Denmark being […].

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Fighting Fires Instead of Leading? You Might Be Suffering from Attention Deficit Trait

Lead Change Blog

Leadership Development Focus organized setting priorities stress management Time Management Posted in Leadership Development As a leader, do you sometimes feel like you’re dashing from one emergency to the next?

Winning When the Troops are Tired

Let's Grow Leaders

energy Execution Planning Productivity Results competing priorities stress stressed teams “I’m so sorry, I whispered before he could even say hello.” ” It was Sunday afternoon, and it was the third time I had to call.

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For 2013, Focus on your Focus

First Friday Book Synopsis

The Apple Marketing Philosophy that stressed three points. We learned how to tune out distractions. It was a magical thing. The first was empathy, an intimate connection with the feelings of the customer: “We will truly understand their needs better than any other company,” ?Focus: Focus: “In order to do a good job of those things [.]. Randy's blog entries

March 2013 Leadership Development Carnival

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Welcome to the March 2013 Leadership Development Carnival! As a bonus, Jennifer includes an infographic of a 2013 survey by The Institute for Corporate Productivity that demonstrates how critical of an issue change is for today’s organizations.

Corporate Cultures – How Stressed is Your Workplace Environment?

Strategy Driven

Stress in the workplace leads to significantly detrimental impacts on overall business results. You just finished reading Corporate Cultures - How Stressed is Your Workplace Environment? ! The post Corporate Cultures – How Stressed is Your Workplace Environment?

Management Improvement Carnival – 2013 Edition


In 2013, one of the highlights of her work was “ Value of Vision ” series. The difference between tension and stress. Stress is knowing that you’re not where you’re supposed to be, and not knowing what to do about it.

Five Minutes to Greater Productivity and Better Results

Kevin Eikenberry

You’ve been busy, you’ve been stressed, and you’ve felt pressure. Learning Personal Development Quotations Success pressure productivity stressMaybe even today. Today’s quotation tells you what to do when you are next in that situation.

Success Under Stress: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Success Under Stress: Powerful Tools for Staying Calm, Confident, and Productive When the Pressure’s On Sharon Melnick AMACOM (2013) How to avoid or overcome self-defeating barriers to success…including those that are self-imposed Walt Kelly’s possum, Pogo, once observed, “We have met the enemy and he is us.”

Change – Accept it or else…

Lead Change Blog

The reality is that CHANGE is a way of life in 2013 that causes stress all around us – both good and less-than-stellar stress. Posted in Change Management Leadership Coaching Leadership Development No matter what anybody says, CHANGE is difficult. Yes, for all of us, because we all deal with CHANGE on our own time schedules. So take a minute to ponder. When you [.]. Change Management Leadership Coaching Leadership Development Leadership leadership coaching

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Lose the Stress and Take Back Your Time with Mobile Apps

Women on Business

We''ve Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] If you haven''t already done so, update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. link]. Reader Submission business mobile apps mobile apps small business apps

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What I learned from attending New Media Expo 2013 in Las Vegas!

Bernd Geropp

New Media Expo 2013/ Blogworld. In his presentation he stressed that knowing your audience is crucial for successful podcasting. Last week I travelled from Germany to the US for the New Media Expo in Las Vegas.

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Hashtags or Hashbrowns for Christmas?

Let's Grow Leaders

Twas the night before Christmas The topic was stress Two bloggers were writing Their posts still a mess… Hashtags for Christmas (an email exchange) To: Karin@Let’sGrowLeaders From: Regina@CreativelyConscious Re: Christmas ­­­­ Hey Karin.

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ASQ Buffalo Quality Conference 2013 :: Mike is Presenting

Mike Cardus

ASQ Buffalo 2013 Quality Conference. I will be presenting 2 workshops at the ASQ Buffalo 2013 Quality Conference – October 15 & 16. ASQ Buffalo 2013 Quality Conference. October 15 Quality Conference. October 16 Quality Seminars. At the Millennium Hotel – Buffalo NY.

5 Steps to Managing Emotions at Work

Let's Grow Leaders

Authenticity Communication Conflict energy Listening anger calm career Emotional Intelligence emotions getting what you want politics stress

For 2013, Focus on Your Processes – Get Better Organized

First Friday Book Synopsis

On the other, we need to create work environments and skills that will keep the most invested people from burning out due to stress. On the one hand, we need proven tools that can help people focus their energies strategically and tactically without letting anything fall through the cracks. I don’t want to waste time [.]. Randy's blog entries

Mindful Mondays: Chill Out. Your Life Depends on It

Next Level Blog

Mindful Mondays fight or flight response parasympathetic nervous system stress management Along with my normal routine of coaching, speaking and writing, my big project this summer has been taking a 200 hour course to become a certified yoga instructor.

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Jack Welch on the Cruelest Environments

Leadership Freak

Communication Courage Leading Managing Marks of leaders Optimism Stress Taking others higher angry outbursts candor Culture Leadership Leadership Development organizational success stressful environments Image source: me Jack Welch and candor come together. It didn’t take long for the topic of candor to come up at the dinner I attended after the Chick-fil-A Leadercast.

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How Do You Show Up As A Leader In Your Organization?

Tanveer Naseer

But what was interesting was what Liz revealed through this exercise about what William Tell’s son must have felt – stress, brought on by the fact that he had no control over his fate.

The Second Half: Transition Time

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Coaching Leadership Development Self Leadership It has been a few months since I have retired as CEO/Superintendent of Schools and I am settling in to a life that is clearly different than the day-to-day demands, stresses, and responsibilities of leading a large organization.

Meaning Is Healthier Than Happiness

Tony Mayo

For Executives Stress Management Happiness Making Meaning Stress People who are happy but have little to no sense of meaning in their lives have the same [inflammatory response] as people who are responding to and enduring chronic adversity.

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10 Secrets to Moving Forward While Falling Short

Leadership Freak

Fear Leadership quotes Leading Mistakes Stress Taking others higher achievable goals fear of failure Leadership Development perfectionism perfectionists The pursuit of excellence Image source Those who can’t fall short can’t move forward. The pursuit of excellence requires imperfection. Steps toward excellence are always inadequate. The nature of moving forward is you’re always falling short. Excellence is achieved as the result of a long series of imperfect improvements.

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The Seven Powers of Weakness

Leadership Freak

Courage Failure Fear Insecurity Leading Marks of leaders Mistakes Personal Growth Strengths Stress weaknesses Leadership Development Power weakness The worst leaders never admit weakness. They: Lie to preserve face. Live in fear of being found out. Lose themselves. The best leaders understand the secret power of weakness. Love, compassion, and loyalty: I’ve had many leaders share their struggles with me. I love them for it. I’ve seen many leaders hide their faults. I […].

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Help Your Employees to Manage Up

Lead Change Blog

Among topics like Managing Stress and Managing Change, I added “Managing Up.” Posted in Leadership Coaching Leadership Development Workplace Issues I finished a training series recently. On the evaluation forms I suggested a variety of topics that we could do next.

Lousy Leaders Coddle

Leadership Freak

Coddlers can’t stand to see others stressed or struggling, but growth and development require both. Courage Encouragement Humility Leading Stress Taking others higher Trust compassion compassionate leaders growth and development inexperience leadership behaviors Leadership Development leadership success organizational success Coddling leaders are safe; compassionate leaders dangerous. Coddling, like all leadership behaviors, reflects attitudes about yourself and others.

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Marshall Goldsmith: Choose to Invest Yourself

Leadership Freak

Courage Decisions Leading Passion Stress Time management energy leaders Leadership Leadership Development marshall goldsmith Over-commitment is the inability to say no. Chronic over-commitment reflects lack of priorities. Weak, insecure leaders fill their calendars to the point of panic. Beware the barrenness of a busy life.” Socrates The hardest choice isn’t deciding what to do, although that can be tough. The hardest choice is deciding what to stop. Starting is […].

Flying With the Eagles Can Cause Stress

Deep Imprints

When my kids were little, I thought I would lose it. After all, I had four kids, my oldest needed to be homeschooled for elementary school, and I had the other three in four years. In my house, no one slept, everyone lost their temper from time to time, one child only wanted ketchup sandwiches, Read More » Leadership Move Forward Team Leadership Parenting

The Seven Decisions of Decisive Leaders

Leadership Freak

Communication Decisions Feedback Leading Marks of leaders Stress Vision Culture decisiveness leaders Leadership Development organizational success Decisiveness is a strength and weakness. I often hear complaints about bosses who can’t make decisions. Then there’s the leader who makes all the decisions. In both cases the results are the same. Decisions made in isolation make others feel they don’t matter. They complain, “What’s the use?”

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Removing the Lid on Your Organization

Leadership Freak

Change Complaints Criticism Decisions Goals Leading Optimism Stress Taking others higher Values Culture Leadership Leadership Development organizational success The lid on your organization is the person’s feelings you’re trying to protect. The conversation down the hallway goes like this. “We We can’t bring that issue up because Mr./Ms. ‘I’m I’m The Center of the Universe’ will get upset.” The drama queens you dance around determines how far you go.

Into The Storm: 4 Lessons In Teamwork From The High Seas

Tanveer Naseer

Just as people vary in their ability to deal with stress, so do teams. business communication Guest Posts leadership Recent Posts failure focus obstacles passion risks setbacks stress success teamworkThe following is a guest piece by author Dennis N.T. Perkins and Jillian B. Murphy.