Using the DISC Model: How to Create Stress for Other People | Guy.

The Recovering Engineer

He has degrees in Chemical Engineering and he served as a Nuclear Engineering officer in the U.S.

3 Practices Help Protect You from Premature Aging Related to Job Stress

Michael Lee Stallard

Chronic ongoing stress shortens telomeres. Environments with toxic chemicals and toxic relationships (including discrimination) have been found to be associated with shorter telomeres. Chronic job stress has also been found to be associated with shorter telomeres.

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5 simple ways to deal with workplace stress

The Organized Executive's Blog

An article in The Wall Street Journal last week described some of the programs employers are investing in to help workers deal with workplace stress, which it notes ranks just behind financial worries as the top cause of stress. Recognize reactions to stress.

Why Leaders Don’t Brag About Successfully Managing Stress

Harvard Business Review

The longer the body is exposed to these chemicals, the greater their toll. Of course, stress can sometimes be a positive force, focusing a person’s attention, boosting determination, and energizing action. Stress Imagine what it’s like to be General Motors CEO Mary Barra.

Need Emotional Control?

Deep Imprints

That was the day I started to get control over these crazy things we call chemically-induced emotions. Coaching Leadership balance emotions encouragement energy expectations goals hard times pain purpose stress “If it’s everybody else, it’s probably you.”

Conflict Resolution Lession: Recognize Redirected Aggression | Guy.

The Recovering Engineer

They feel stress, frustration, or irritation in one area of their life or in one relationship, and they vent it in a different area of their life or in a different relationship. I didn’t do any of the things that stressed him. I could see that he was hot, scared, and stressed.

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Feeling Trapped: Stressed Out! « Linked 2 Leadership

Linked 2 Leadership

Posted on September 21, 2010 by Karen Parsons Stress is everywhere! Many leaders are stressed out, so naturally, they think this is a normal condition. Life doesn’t have to be lived under so much negative stress! Stress does have a purpose and it is useful sometimes.

Feeling Trapped: Symptoms of Stress! « Linked 2 Leadership

Linked 2 Leadership

Posted on December 16, 2010 by Karen Parsons Is your leadership style creating stress in your organization? Prolonged stress is linked to numerous life-threatening diseases and debilitating disorders. The effects of stress are also linked to obesity and suicide.

4 Ways To Reduce Workplace Negativity By Increasing Consistency

Tanveer Naseer

The brain craves certainty, and when you feel uncertain, the almond shaped structure in the brain called the amygdala releases chemicals into the blood stream that you experience as fear, anxiety and doubt. By understanding how to create a sense of consistency while navigating through the change, you reduce the stress level for everyone, and keep everyone rowing in the same direction. The following is a guest post by Marlene Chism.

8 Ways To Design a High-Trust Culture

Leading Blog

Paul Zak, the author of The Trust Factor , has shown that “when someone is tangibly trusted by a stranger, the brain synthesizes the signaling chemical oxytocin” and “ the more trust one is shown, the more the brain produces oxytocin.” Challenging stress is good for you.

The Secret to Keeping Your New Year’s Health Resolution

Michael Lee Stallard

People who are connected handle stress better too, making it less likely that you’ll turn to that container of ice cream as a stress-reducer at the end of a long day. By Michael Lee Stallard and Katie Russell. Are you working on a New Year’s resolution to be healthier?

Leaders: Tame the Brain’s Fight-or-Flight Response and Give Helpful Feedback

Great Leadership By Dan

Fear and Stress There are a number of reasons given for the feedback gap. But the most common and hard-to-budge problem experienced by leaders is the fear and stress they experience when attempting to talk honestly to an employee or colleague about the need to improve, why they need to improve, and how they can improve. Imagine a picture or symbol—such as a blue ribbon or a smiling, successful employee to focus on each time you feel a surge of stress during a feedback conversation.

10 Ways to Keep Cool and Composed

Great Leadership By Dan

Chemicals are triggered that enable us to run away from or fight an angry bear. A lack of any of these will lead to stress, which leads to a greater likelihood of losing your cool. This post was originally recently published in SmartBlog on Leadership : When a leader blows up, loses their temper, or lets their emotions get the better of them they can quickly develop a reputation as volatile, moody, defensive, or having a lack of leadership presence.

Good Worker; Toxic Employee: What to do?

Managers are Heroes

Their nitpicking, controlling and self-centered behavior ultimately can send stress levels soaring, says recent research. Sandy Partlow, office manager, Ulrich Chemical, Inc., One toxic employee can crush the morale of a whole staff.

Women Need Mindfulness Even More than Men Do

Harvard Business Review

It is associated with increased levels of the stress hormone cortisol in our bodies. Stress results from tasks not being completed or done well. This can become a vicious cycle because increased levels of cortisol further impede our cognitive functioning, leading to even greater stress.

Calming Your Brain During Conflict

Harvard Business Review

When we perceive a threat, the amygdala sounds an alarm, releasing a cascade of chemicals in the body. Stress hormones like adrenaline and cortisol flood our system, immediately preparing us for fight or flight. HBR Guide to Managing Stress at Work.

10 Reasons to Forgive a Colleague This Holiday Season

N2Growth Blog

Forgiveness reduces stress – It’s a proven fact, forgiveness lowers blood pressure reduces and the production of the stress-producing chemical Cortisol in the blood stream. Forgive someone and reduce your stress! The holidays are a great time for reflection.

The Personal Strength of Optimism - Sea Hearts Full of Hope

Building Personal Strength

Thoughts signal the release of neurotransmitters, which stimulate the discharge of various hormones and other chemicals. All of these activities are monitored by the brain, which regulates chemical levels in the body. One of the items in Kathleen’s karma bowl is her favorite sea bean.

Hack Your Brain To Become A Better Leader

Steve Farber

Physical activity frees the brain from stress because it creates favorable chemical reactions and because it restores a sense of power and control to the mind. The entrepreneur’s brain at times can resemble the grand finale of a million-dollar fireworks show. Music’s blaring and things are blowing up all over the place. And while it’s pretty and entertaining, it’s also out of control, hard to follow, and a bit exhausting.

Connecting With People

The Recovering Engineer

He has degrees in Chemical Engineering and he served as a Nuclear Engineering officer in the U.S.

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Effective Communication Skills: How to Quickly Guess a Person's.

The Recovering Engineer

He has degrees in Chemical Engineering and he served as a Nuclear Engineering officer in the U.S.

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Be Selfish

Lead Change Blog

I could advocate for clean eating, all natural, sans chemical processing. Even when you know you need to get more sleep, exercise, drink water, and eat healthier, don’t become so overzealous that you hit the ground running and only add more stress to your life. Are you selfish?

Communication Tips: Connecting With Outgoing, People-Oriented.

The Recovering Engineer

He has degrees in Chemical Engineering and he served as a Nuclear Engineering officer in the U.S.

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Addicted to Wealth

N2Growth Blog

Withdrawal: The thought of losing or not making money fills a person with fear, anxiety and stress. So in order to feel better (or so they think) the physical and emotional actions of pursuing wealth causes their brain produce enough dopamine (a chemical mood enhancer) to numb their pain. By Grant Wattie. President, N2Growth Australia. Wealth is like sea-water; the more we drink, the thirstier we become.” ~Arthur Schopenhauer, German Philosopher.

Communication Tips: Connecting With Outgoing, Task-Oriented People.

The Recovering Engineer

He has degrees in Chemical Engineering and he served as a Nuclear Engineering officer in the U.S.

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Communication Tips - Using the DISC Model to Write Better Emails.

The Recovering Engineer

He has degrees in Chemical Engineering and he served as a Nuclear Engineering officer in the U.S.

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Communication Tips: Connecting With Reserved, Task-Oriented People.

The Recovering Engineer

He has degrees in Chemical Engineering and he served as a Nuclear Engineering officer in the U.S.

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Communication Tips: Connecting With Reserved, People-Oriented.

The Recovering Engineer

He has degrees in Chemical Engineering and he served as a Nuclear Engineering officer in the U.S.

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DISC Frequently Asked Questions | Guy Harris: The Recovering Engineer

The Recovering Engineer

He has degrees in Chemical Engineering and he served as a Nuclear Engineering officer in the U.S.

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Communicating About Change – Connect With Emotions

The Recovering Engineer

He has degrees in Chemical Engineering and he served as a Nuclear Engineering officer in the U.S.

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Road Rage, Interpretations, and Workplace Conflict

The Recovering Engineer

I’m guessing that he did not intend to create a heart stress moment for me. I think it’s fair to say that not everyone who does something to cause you stress in traffic intended to do so.

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The DISC Model of Human Behavior – A Quick Overview | Guy Harris.

The Recovering Engineer

Related posts: Using the DISC Model: How to Create Stress for Other People Conflict Resolution Tips: Task Oriented People with People Oriented Individuals Communication Tips: Connecting With Outgoing, People-Oriented People DISC Model FAQ’s: Is Changing Your Behavior Phoney?

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The Invisible Human Errors That Nobody Notices

Strategy Driven

Unhealthy stress management. We get it: Every workplace is a stressful environment, from the impossibly short deadlines to the difficult client. That’s why it’s essential as a manager to monitor workloads and offer stress management classes before it’s too late.

Snow Drifts, Driving Lessons, and Conflict Resolution

The Recovering Engineer

There are many times when we encounter other people who are under stress, tired, hungry, or frustrated. He has degrees in Chemical Engineering and he served as a Nuclear Engineering officer in the U.S.

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Guest Post: Tim Sanders

Ron Edmondson

These powerful chemicals give us feelings of profound joy, calmness and spiritual connection. We get as high as a kite, or gain the internal/chemical feeling of true Richness. In a surprising study back in 1956, stay-at-home moms had less emotional stress markers than the breadwinners, because their mothering gave them natural relief. Post explains it this way: Helper’s High (fueled by the brain’s reward center) dominate Cortisol, the stress hormone.

Be Selfish. Be Very Selfish.

Harvard Business Review

Anger releases neurotransmitter chemicals known as catecholamines that give us a burst of energy. The chemicals that cause these feelings can build up over time, and the result is a whole host of psychosomatic diseases. These positive states of mind release serotonin , oxytocin , and other related chemicals that reduce stress, improve our immune system, and drastically reduce our tendencies for psychosomatic diseases. Here is a leadership lesson: Be selfish.

How the Best Board Directors Stay Involved

Harvard Business Review

Maggie Wilderotter, chairman and CEO of Frontier Communications (and a member of the boards of P&G and Xerox) stresses that “it’s not just about the meetings. “Ask me for anything,” Napoleon Bonaparte once remarked, “but time.”

Why We Dream - A Brain-based Perspective

Building Personal Strength

The most plausible explanation for why we sleep is that when the brain is active during waking hours, brain cell metabolism produces chemical byproducts. When we’re active and coping with challenges and stressful situations, we're using our sympathetic nervous system.

Your Brain Is Hooked on Being Right

Harvard Business Review

In situations of high stress, fear or distrust, the hormone and neurotransmitter cortisol floods the brain. I'm sure it's happened to you: You're in a tense team meeting trying to defend your position on a big project and start to feel yourself losing ground. Your voice gets louder.

Many People Are Born Gays and Lesbians - They're Not That Way by.

Building Personal Strength

If this chemical process is thrown out of balance, sexuality in the brain can easily fail to develop normally. High stress levels are known to lower the level of male hormone in the womb.