How Mind Maps Removed Stress From My Working Day

Lead Change Blog

I’ve been tasked with the content marketing effort for a hotel website and a key part of it is the blogging strategy. Mind mapping has restored order to my working day, but, crucially, it has also removed a great deal of stress. Self Leadership Mind Mapping Stress Reduction

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America’s Stress Epidemic

Michael Lee Stallard

Stress is increasing today as the world economy becomes more competitive and the explosion of information overwhelms individuals. Human connection in the form of conversation and relational support provides psychological resources to cope with stress. Wellness stress Stress Epidemic

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Americans Struggling with Stress and Loneliness

Michael Lee Stallard

Stress is increasing today as the world economy becomes more competitive and the explosion of information overwhelms individuals. Human connection in the form of conversation and relational support provides psychological resources to cope with stress.

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Protecting Your Employees (and Yourself) from the Stress-Connection Gap

Michael Lee Stallard

The nature of modern work has caused stress to rise to unhealthy levels at a time when people are also struggling with increased isolation. Research from Gallup shows a rising percentage of Americans who feel stress in their day-to-day lives.

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Ten steps to effective marketing

Strategy Driven

Traditional marketing is all about marketing materials which are usually the things and objects which promote your message or your brand to your target audience. Although the contemporary marketing is all about Instagram and Facebook marketing. Digital marketing options.

Why Measuring Stress Could Rewrite Future for Millennial Women – TTI Success Insights

Chart Your Course

WHY MEASURING STRESS COULD REWRITE FUTURE FOR MILLENNIAL WOMEN. This example of a demographic that should be thriving in the workplace – but isn’t – is yet another example of how workplace stress can cripple not only individuals, but organizations.

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4 Small Business Tips To Save You Stress

Strategy Driven

With so many different elements of your company to consider on a daily basis, it can be easy to get lost in the stress of it all and be consumed by those worries. How great would it be if you could take some of that stress off your plate and save the headaches?

Why Automating Your Digital Marketing is The Way Forward

Strategy Driven

Digital marketing is vital to your business, but do you ever find yourself living your life in reaction to social media notifications or emails? EMAIL MARKETING. MARKETING FUNNELS. SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING.

How to Sharpen Your Digital Marketing in 2017

Strategy Driven

Everyone is doing digital marketing as a way to promote their products, services, and brands these days. Simply doing just an ordinary internet marketing campaign is no longer enough. Here are some of the things you can do to sharpen your digital marketing efforts in 2017.

Best Jobs for Women in 2012, Stress-Free Management Tips, Victoria’s Secret’s Human Trafficking Problem

Women on Business

4 Principles of Stress-Free Management. Want to learn how to run your business without all the stress? Click the link above to read 4 key tips for stress-free management from Rene Shimada Siegel of Inc.com. Cam Simpson of Bloomberg Markets Magazine reveals some disturbing news about human trafficking. News and Insights from Business Women (December 16, 2011). Best Jobs for Women in 2012. Jenna Goudreau of Forbes shares a list of the best jobs for women in 2012.

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Marketing Your Restaurant: 4 Strategy Driven Tips that are Guaranteed to Work

Strategy Driven

As is common to any lucrative field of business, it’s also an extremely crowded and seemingly saturated market. As you probably have that part covered, we are going to concentrate on the second most important aspect of running a successful business in this sector, which would be marketing.

If You Don't Find the Balance, the Stress Will Kill You

Building Personal Strength

This is because when the fight-or-flight response is triggered, the deer's body is shocked by adrenaline and its system is under stress while it copes with danger. Under the stress of daily life, the body uses itself up. But unrelieved stress is bad.

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Pause to Lead Better

Skip Prichard

In today’s fast-paced, frenetic world, leaders must rediscover a forgotten competency that can improve performance, strengthen relationships, and reduce stress. Leaders single handedly determine the stress levels of a business.” And the consequences we see come in the form of stress.

How to Help Your Spouse Cope with Work Stress

Harvard Business Review

Home is a sanctuary from work stress, right? Even if you are able to leave your projects and worries at the office, your spouse may have difficulty doing so — and that stress can rub off on you. Dealing with stress is a fact of working life. N Farnon/Getty Images.

How to Build Your Leadership Brand

Leadership Freak

Backstabbers Influence Leading Marks of leaders Passion Personal Growth Social Media Stress Taking others higher Values Vision business Growth Leadership Leadership Development marketing Organizational DevelopmentPeople who aren’t known for something haven’t done anything. How to Build a Brand,” was the title we settled on for a recent presentation. It included social media content and making money using your online presence.

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Make Yourself Immune to Secondhand Stress

Harvard Business Review

We can pick up negativity, stress, and uncertainty like secondhand smoke. Observing someone who is stressed — especially a coworker or family member — can have an immediate effect upon our own nervous systems. Negativity and stress can literally waft into your cubicle.

How to Access Untapped Markets to Boost Your Profits

Strategy Driven

This article aims to encourage you to take your product or service to the international business arena in order to tackle new markets and find new demographics in new countries to sell to – giving a significant boost to your revenue in the long-term. International Marketing.

Mindset, Motivation and Marketing: The Three Keys to Your Business Success

Strategy Driven

Your great business idea won’t be enough to get it off the ground; you will need a whole load of motivation, marketing techniques and a strong mindset. Put yourself in the shoes of your target market and think about what they want rather than what you want.

How to Build Your Leadership Brand

Leadership Freak

Backstabbers Influence Leading Marks of leaders Passion Personal Growth Social Media Stress Taking others higher Values Vision business Growth Leadership Leadership Development marketing Organizational DevelopmentPeople who aren’t known for something haven’t done anything. How to Build a Brand,” was the title we settled on for a recent presentation. It included social media content and making money using your online presence.

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Help Your Overwhelmed, Stressed-Out Team

Harvard Business Review

Is your team stressed out? What can you do to reduce your team’s stress? It’s on you, the manager, to help your people cut through the chaos, reduce stress, and make sure your team can accomplish its most important work.

7 Steps To Foster Emotional Intelligence In Your Team

Tanveer Naseer

Develop creative ways to manage stress Stress can lead to your employees getting burned out, as well as harm their overall health. However, addressing any issues before they disrupt the office is a great stress reducer.

The Real Reason Teams Don’t Work

Leadership Freak

a team mate needs your expertise on their marketing project. Delegation Leading Managing Motivation Stress Success Taking others higher Teams Time management blogging Culture Leadership Leadership Development organizational success performance metrics Time ManagementOverwork prevents teamwork. Imagine the feeling of being close to missing a deadline. At 3:00 p.m. Are you eager to serve? Or, are they an irritating pain in the a**?

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How Leaders Can Push Employees Without Stressing Them Out

Harvard Business Review

One of the most interesting findings of a recent HBR article on team chemistry is that the types of people who become leaders within organizations are about 30% less likely than their coworkers to feel stressed out. Both my husband and my second-in-command at the office would suggest, only half-jokingly, that I am miraculously unencumbered because I am so skilled at off-loading my stress onto them. Stress. Turning Stress into an Asset.

A Simple Yet Powerful Way to Handle a Stress Episode

Harvard Business Review

I’m sitting behind a long table, flanked by a marketing manager on my right and an entrepreneur on my left. “I have no right to feel stressed. It is true that everyone encounters challenging conditions that can induce stress. Stress.

9 Great Ideas for Basketball Promotional Items

Strategy Driven

It’s a classic marketing strategy that flouts the trend toward digital ads and continues to prove effective. Basketball Stress Relievers. Stress relievers are a classic promotional item. A mini basketball-shaped stress-reliever is sure to find a place on desks around the country.

Balancing Parenting and Work Stress: A Guide

Harvard Business Review

The new trainee could have done a first draft of the marketing summary; the groceries could have come from an Amazon standing order. An effective contingency plan lets you consistently deliver at work and at home — and reduces your stress significantly. “Ask for a flexible schedule — it’s the only way to balance work and family.” ” “Think hard about part-time. You’ll end up working on your days off anyway — for less money.”

Why Are India's Women So Stressed Out?

Harvard Business Review

According to "Women of Tomorrow," a recent Nielsen survey of 6,500 women across 21 different nations, Indian women are the most stressed in the world today. An overwhelming 87% of Indian women said they felt stressed most of the time, and 82% reported that they had no time to relax. Not surprisingly, the most stress is felt among women between 25 and 55 years of age, who are trying to balance demanding careers with obligations at home. Gender India Stress IWIN

How To Get Started On Your Blogging Journey

Strategy Driven

But if you don’t know your WordPress, from your Yoast, or your affiliate marketing from your search engine optimization, here is some great advice to get you started on your very own blogging journey. Visit voluum for some great advice on getting started in affiliate marketing.

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You reap WHAT you sow – what does this mean in marketing?

Rapid BI

Social media marketing – tips for success in 2010. Read my 9 top tips for social media marketing below. As entrepreneurs and smaller businesses marketing is a vital yet difficult concept for many of us. You see, we followed this principle to the tee… We “slaved like dogs”, yet we were “rewarded” with disappointment, stress and relationship strain.

How to Work with Someone Who’s Always Stressed Out

Harvard Business Review

We all know people who seem to be constantly stressed out — who claim to be buried in work, overloaded with projects, and without a minute to spare. How do you deal with coworkers who can’t handle stress? Stress is part of everyday life. “We all go through periods when we are dealing with a lot of stress,” says Caroline Webb, author of How to Have a Good Day. ” But for certain people, “stress is a habitual pattern.”

To Reduce Stress, Embrace Your Inner Type-B

Harvard Business Review

Overtly, most of us say we dislike stress. Stress and I have had a long, complicated relationship. Early in my career, it often felt like my naturally lower-stress, quiet management style was an impediment to advancement. Stress. Stress isn’t.

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Don’t Let the Pebbles Cover the Rocks

Great Leadership By Dan

And, often changes are taking place externally in the market that are missed providing competitors with the advantage in the long run. Coaching Tip: Explore your stress triggers, what causes you to react emotionally versus logically?

Fast Friday with Colleen Albiston, Head of Marketing.

Roundtable Talk

RoundtableTalk Where ambitious leaders meet. Skip to content Home Welcome!

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Fast Friday with Colleen Albiston, Head of Marketing.

Roundtable Talk

RoundtableTalk Where ambitious leaders meet. Skip to content Home Welcome!

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Beer Branding: Image is Still Everything

In the CEO Afterlife

Marketers of Michelob, Fosters, Miller Genuine Draft, Black Label, and Labatt’s 50 have all walked this path. Experienced and astute beer marketers ought to know by now that it is far better to milk the cow than flog the dead horse. Back then, big beer marketers hated niche strategies.

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The Ten Greatest Promotional Products of All Time

Strategy Driven

In the 150 years since the modern era of promotional marketing began almost every class of product has been custom branded. Cost effective and practical, these ten promo classics continue to deliver for marketers the world over. Stress Balls.

Business Owners: Are You Taking On Too Much?

Strategy Driven

Stress will become the norm, and your business will feel like it is beginning to creak. Handing over the reins to managed IT services can be a huge help and take away a lot of your stresses and strains. The Marketing.

The Power of Strategic Sacrifice in a Complex World

In the CEO Afterlife

All the way from the C-suite’s choice of markets in which to compete to a person’s daily “to do” list , the “how” is the capacity to make tough strategic choices and tough strategic sacrifices. Do Less Better isn’t the first book on focus, nor will it be the last.

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Using Market Research Just for Marketing Is a Missed Opportunity

Harvard Business Review

Smart companies realize that intelligence about their customers can actually lead to a lot more than greater marketing effectiveness. Instead of a list of brands and products, the home page now focused on hair types (stressed hair, thin hair, blonde hair, and so forth). Is your company's market research department up to the challenge? _. Customers Innovation Marketing RFID

20 Reasons Why Companies Should Do Less Better

In the CEO Afterlife

The seemingly more attractive (and logical) option is to do more and more – the theory being the more markets, products, and businesses a company engages in, the better the results. Do Less Better is the name of my book.

Stress Test Your Company’s Competitive Edge with These 4 Questions

Harvard Business Review

For instance, Target has run marketing campaigns that glorify do-it-yourself alternatives, while IKEA has become synonymous with enabling consumers to do the work themselves. Therefore, the retail market is actually several markets. Despite being a leader in the mobile phone market with a market share of over 40%, Nokia experienced a dramatic decline that led to a sale of its mobile phone business to Microsoft in 2013. Microzoa/Getty Images.

Who Makes Resolutions Come True? YOU

In the CEO Afterlife

These are the ‘softer’ factors that include empathy, stress, contentment, how you lead, how you inspire, and how you impact others. Branding Human Resources Leadership Life Marketing Strategy Uncategorized Do Less Better In the CEO Afterlife Vision

Stress Isn’t a Threat, It’s a Signal to Change

Harvard Business Review

Is stress impairing your performance at work and compromising your relationships? Changing the way you think about stress can help you turn stress into an ally and use it to improve mental agility and work performance; a report in the Journal of Experimental Psychology showed that physiological and cognitive benefits result from thinking of stress as “functional and adaptive” rather than a signifier of “threat.”. Turning stress to your advantage is no easy task.