Master Your Brain’s Response to Stress for Leadership Success

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

I’m delighted to host this guest post by one of my favorite authors, psychologist Dr. Melanie Greenberg, in honor of the release of her excellent new book The Stress-Proof Brain. In her post, she explains how our brains produce and control stress and shares three proven techniques that help you master your brain’s response to […]. Guest Post Melanie Greenberg stress Stress-proof brain

5 Ways to Remove Stress from Management

Lead Change Blog

Managing teams is incredibly difficult, stressful and challenging. The good news is, leading a team doesn’t have to be stressful. Here’s how you can remove stress from your role as a manager. Leadership Development Stress Reduction team management

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3 Insights About Stress Every Leader Should Know

Michael Lee Stallard

Who experiences greater levels of stress: non-leaders or the boss? When I ask this question while teaching workshops on leadership, nearly all the bosses in the room respond that they are the ones under greater stress. Killer Stress and Challenge Stress .

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Reducing Workplace Stress with Mindfulness Practice

Women on Business

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How Mind Maps Removed Stress From My Working Day

Lead Change Blog

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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How Managers Lower Stress and Enjoy Work

Leadership Freak

Stress is a thistle patch. Stress is a magnifying glass. Stress is a straw. Top 4 external stress points for managers: People problems. Conflicting expectations… Continue reading → Stress Leadership DevelopmentDelivering more results with fewer resources and people.

How To Effectively Deal With Stress

Joseph Lalonde

To say that the new year brought a lot of stress would be an understatement. My family was stressed. How To Effectively Deal With Stress. While dealing with the stress of the new year, I realized I knew how to deal with the stress. It’s causing you stress.

10 Ways Leaders Increase Stress Unnecessarily

Leadership Freak

The way you think about yourself is the biggest factor in stress and productivity. Stress isn’t “out there,” it’s inside you. 10 ways to increase stress: Hide mistakes. … Continue reading → Humility Leading Personal Growth Power Stress Success great leaders Growth health Leadership Leadership Development organizational success Pretend you know. Make excuses. Expect perfection.…

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5 Mature Ways for a Leader to Respond Under Stress

Ron Edmondson

Every organization and team has times where everyone is stretched, stress abounds, and even times where it seems things are going backwards for a while. It could be internal or external issues causing the stressful times. There will always be temptations to give up under stress.

How to Feel Gratitude in Stressful Times

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

It’s possible to feel gratitude in stressful times – in the midst of worry, sadness and even anger. The post How to Feel Gratitude in Stressful Times appeared first on Seapoint Center for Collaborative Leadership. Not feeling the “thanks” in Thanksgiving?

The Best Way to Reduce Stress in Stupid Situations

Let's Grow Leaders

You’ll internalize the stress until it makes you sick or those around you sick of you. Career & Learning Energy & Engagement humor in the workplace stress stress in the workplace stress reduction

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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.

Stress Test Your Leadership

Nathan Magnuson

I recently conducted a needs assessment for a senior executive group and was surprised when one of the highest rated development needs was stress management. Instead of ignoring the stress, they’re trying to be proactive about it.

When Stressed.

Kevin Eikenberry

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7 General Suggestions for Handling Stress in Life and Leadership

Ron Edmondson

The world is stressful. If anything, life seems more stressful today than even a few years ago. How do we handle the stress of daily living? Here are 7 general suggestions for handling stress: Have a greater purpose than today. Stress attacks weakness.

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Imbalance Can Work: Stop Stressing About Work-Life Balance

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7 Tips for Handling Stress

Ron Edmondson

Stress is all around us. Every day I encountered burned out and stressed out pastors. Regardless of your career, it appears life is more stressful than ever. People often ask how I handle stress. When I’m really stressed out, I get alone with God.

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On Leadership, Anxiety and Stressful Decisions

Linked 2 Leadership

So as a leader, do you feel like you are forced to make decisions much quicker and under more stress than you would like? Leadership Lessons Learned Practical Steps to Influence Authentic Leadership Leadership Development leadership Self-development Stress Management decision making Are you finding yourself in an anxious state when decision-time is near? And how do these decisions work out for you and your team? Chances are that making great decisions while […].

How To Deal With Stress At Work.

Rich Gee Group

As a coach, I deal with client stress issues all the time. Blog Book Review Business Coaching C-Level Career Coaching Tip Ways & Tips Adequacy Angry Boss Control Faye Mandell Fear Feeling Adequate Frustrated Guilt In Control Insecure Nervous Security Self Powerment Stress Work

Slow Death by Stress

Tony Mayo

This clever infographic summarizes some of the research on negative health effects of job stress. I do not the job my nephew had in Afghanistan, removing mines and IEDs, but other than combat these jobs seem very stressful. For Executives StressPeople like my clients, “Senior Corporate Executives,” are the 3rd worst. Plus, soldiers have access [.].

7 Specific Suggestions for Dealing with Stress in Life and Leadership

Ron Edmondson

Stress is very much a part of life. Having traveled to many cultures, however, I think we may sometimes “specialize” in stress in America. It almost seems we look for ways to bring more stress in our life. Yesterday, I shared some general ways to deal with stress.

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A 4 Step, Simple Strategy To Have a Less Stress-Filled Life

Ron Edmondson

Are you ever stressed? We can never remove all the issues of our life that bring us stress. We have to somehow learn to navigate our lives through stress. Here are 4 steps to a less stressed life: Get a set of index cards. Talk about stress.) Silly question, right?

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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.

Leaders: Reduce, Eliminate & Leverage Stress to Score BIG & WIN!

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development What Your Brain Wishes You Knew About Workplace Stress & 5 Simple Stress Solutions for You (and Your Team) If you are in a management or leadership role and you are paid to think (or you pay others to think), yet at the end of the day you feel overwhelmed by stress because: There’s more [.]. Leadership Development eliminate stress emotion Leadership neuroscience power stress Problem Solving Stress in the Workplace

5 Ways a Leader Responds Under Stress

Ron Edmondson

Every organization and team has times where everyone is stretched, stress abounds, and even times where it seems things are going backwards for a while. In times of stress, here a 5 things a leader must respond with: A level head - A leader must display a calmness in the midst of crisis.

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Time Management Tips to Reduce Stress: Part I

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development Self Leadership One critical habit to address in reducing workplace stress involves your productive and non-productive use of time. How you manage your time is directly correlated to your stress levels. Some stress is normal. In fact, the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety states that stress is often what provides us with the energy and [.].

Leadership Development: Is Stress Holding You Back from Being a Sustainable Leader?

C-Level Strategies

This week at Leadership Chat we’re going to be tackling a subject that affects all of us as leaders and individuals: stress. There is much research out there about the levels of stress and how much is healthy and unhealthy. Photo is Stress Reduction by eamoncurry123.

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Mindful Mondays: Dealing with End of the Year Stress

Next Level Blog

In 1979, Kabat-Zinn created the first Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program for patients with all sorts of chronic conditions at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Mindful Mondays Jon Kabat-Zinn mindfulness stress management

Where Does Stress Fit In Your Life?

Joseph Lalonde

“I ’m So Stressed Out!”. Stress is a very real feeling, and I can’t say that it’s completely wrong. We can believe all we want that stress is just a poor coping mechanism, but good luck finding someone who doesn’t feel stressed from time to time.

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

12 Ways to Thrive Under Stress

Leadership Freak

Talking about stress is stressful. Stress builds up. Disproportionate reactions indicate stress build-up. Leading Managing Stress Success Taking others higher health Leadership Development organizational success self reflection stephen covey stress relieving activities stress tipsIt’s one more problem to solve. But, ignoring it never resolves it. Mary says, “Would you mind handing me that pencil?”

Time Management Tips to Reduce Stress: Part II

Lead Change Blog

Leadership Development Management Training Programs Reduce Stress Time ManagementPosted in Leadership Development In Part I, we discussed the first three steps to better manage your time. Remember, time management is the act of exercising conscious control over how you spend your time in an attempt to increase efficiency or productivity. The key words here are conscious control. Time management is impossible without the person making an honest [.].

How Leaders Unnecessarily Elevate Their Own Stress and Frustration

Leadership Freak

Leaders cause themselves stress and frustration when they sweep performance concerns under the carpet. The things you don’t say make your belly hurt. Discomfort: I recently asked a group of leaders, “What makes… Continue reading → Feedback Leadership Development

Solution Saturday: Stress Free Problem-Solving

Leadership Freak

Too much problem-solving is a problem. Dis-empowered employees want you to solve their problems for them. Successful leaders help others solve problems. This post originates with a problem-centric-email I received. It only took 30 minutes… Continue reading → Coaching Encouragement Personal Growth Solutions Taking others higher Leadership Leadership Development organizational success

3 Practices to Protect Your People from Toxic Stress and Burnout

Michael Lee Stallard

Increased stress and complexity, and the demands to achieve higher productivity are taking a toll. Each V provides a practice that protects people from stress and burnout. Research shows that chronic stress damages telomeres, the caps at the end of chromosomes, by shortening them.

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Stress Accelerates Aging. Exercise & Meditation Help.

Tony Mayo

psychological stress actually ages cells, which can be seen when you [.]. For Executives Exercise Meditation StressProfessor Elizabeth Blackburn is the discoverer of telomeres, tiny units of DNA at the ends of chromosomes that protect and stabilize our genetic blueprints. Telomeres seem to act as a biological clock that limits the live span of cells–and of ourselves.

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?

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A small island in the Philippine Sea awaits near Cebu Strait. Shades of dark blue, aquamarine, turquoise. Brilliant. We are island-hopping. It would take several lifetimes to hop to all the islands in the Philippines since there are over 7,000 in this amazing archipelago.

7 Specific Ways I Deal with Stress

Ron Edmondson

Yesterday, I shared some general ways I deal with stress. Today I’m following that up with some specific things I do that help me deal with daily stress. Here are 7 specific tips I have for handling stress: Plan each day – Begin each day with a predetermined win for the day.

Avoid stressing-out staff

Chartered Management Institute

Avoid stressing-out staff and alienating people. See the dirty half-dozen. You are not watching this post, click to start watching