The Secret Steps to Using Stress to Your Advantage

Lead Change Blog

Why do we have stress? What causes us to feel that stress? Why do we choose the coping responses we choose when stress arises? Are there other, better coping strategies that could turn any kind of stress to our advantage? So stress arises in the limbic system of the brain.

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Stress Reduction Techniques

Career Advancement

“Being in control of your life and having realistic expectations about your day-to-day challenges are the keys to stress management, which is perhaps the most important ingredient to living a happy, healthy and rewarding life.”. And none of us should settle for feeling stressed all the time.

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How to Move from Stupid to Smart when You’re Stressed

Leadership Freak

Stress isn’t all bad: No stress is boring. Reasonable doses of stress challenge you… Continue reading → Stress Success Growth Leadership DevelopmentYou do some of your old job and some managing too. It’s a pressure cooker of tasks and responsibilities.

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6 Ways to Just Say No to Stress

Great Leadership By Dan

Our culture is filled with more anxiety and stress than ever. The result of all of this is chaos and chaos creates stress. Stress is a killer. If there was such a thing as a stress meter, I would have been afraid to know what the numbers were at the time.

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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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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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Start Your Day Stress-Free

Lead Change Blog

In fact, there are several steps you can take to ensure your days always get off to a stress-free start. That’s because you’ll be trying to fit everything you need to do pre-work into less time and, needless to say, rushing isn’t quite ideal when trying to cultivate a stress-free vibe.

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Two Simple Stress Relievers – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

There are more than a few reasons for additional stress during the holiday season… Family, giving gifts, finances, over-commitment…the list goes on… So today, I’m giving two simple stress relievers to help you de-stress and relax as we head into the busy holiday season.

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Embracing Stress To Lead Others Effectively

General Leadership

Avoiding stress in professional life is like achieving work-life balance or eliminating risk: it’s not possible. But like risk, taxes and yes, death, stress is a fact of life. The post Embracing Stress To Lead Others Effectively appeared first on General Leadership.

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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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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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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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4 Ways To Deal With Stress

Joseph Lalonde

Yet so few of us effectively deal with stress. Stress robs us of our health. Stress affects our relationships. Stress plays games with our minds. Stress is a killer. That’s why we need to talk on ways we can deal with stress. You can tackle stress.

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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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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.

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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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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.

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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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High Stress + Low Human Connection = Poor Health

Michael Lee Stallard

We discuss how high stress and low human connection is harming individual (and organizational) health and reducing life expectancy. The post High Stress + Low Human Connection = Poor Health appeared first on Michael Lee Stallard.

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How Can Stress Negatively Affect Teams?

Chart Your Course

Workplace stress assessments are often carried out to help teams perform at an optimal level. Stress can negatively affect teams by making workers feel overwhelmed, fatigued, or unable to concentrate on the tasks at hand. Is it Possible to View Stress in a Positive Light?

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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.

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One Strategy to Pop the Cork on Stress

Leadership Freak

Lot’s of things highlights come to… Continue reading → Fear Insecurity Optimism Personal Growth Power Stress Growth Leadership DevelopmentIt’s great to have someone show interest in you. A friend, Richard Croad from New Zealand, just asked about highlights I have experienced over the last couple years.

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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

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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

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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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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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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?”

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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?

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How to Beat Stress and Elevate Engagement

Michael Lee Stallard

Don’t miss Dr. Todd Hall’s webinar tomorrow titled “How to Beat Stress and Elevate Engagement.” The post How to Beat Stress and Elevate Engagement appeared first on Michael Lee Stallard. Employee Engagement Webcasts connection cultures stress

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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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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.

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Three enjoyable ways to manage stress

Aspire-CS

If I had to name a common culprit that causes those bad behaviors, I’d pin it on chronic stress. Stress in the workplace has become so normalized that it often goes unnoticed to its victims until bad behavior shows up. So how do you recognize stress before it’s too late?

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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 [.].

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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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Take Our New Workplace Stress Report | Complimentary Beta Reports

Chart Your Course

As we continue to listen to the needs of the marketplace and develop tools to diagnose underlying issues, we are excited to announce the release of our new stress assessment. We are excited to introduce TTI SI’s Workplace Stress? Take your stress report.

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4 Strategies for Dealing with Workplace Stress

Strategy Driven

Most people have experienced work-related stress at least once in their lifetime. On the one hand, a certain amount of stress can be useful because it can keep you alert and help you complete that job with a higher determination.

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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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Reduce The Stress Of Running A Business

Strategy Driven

Anyone who has ever even attempted to run a business in the past will tell you just how stressful it can really be. If you are keen to try and reduce the amount of stress that you experience as a result of running your business, then there are many things that you might like to try.

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10 Simple Ways to Relieve Your Stress

Lead from Within

It’s hard to feel calm in such a stressful climate– so how do you combat stress so you can be your best? Here are some of the best stress busters I share with the leaders I coach: 1. A great way to begin relieving your stress is to track where it’s coming from. Keep a journal for a week or two to identify which situations create the most stress and how you react and respond to them. One of the best ways to reduce stress is to work it out.

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How to Put People in Stressful Situations

Leadership Freak

What gives you the right to put someone in a situation that makes their palms sweat? Positive intention. Shared values. Known commitments. Open relationship. Challenge or coddle: Coddling prevents people from soaring. Compassionate… Continue reading → Influence Personal Growth Taking others higher Leadership Development organizational success

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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 [.].

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3 Steps to Eliminate (Leadership) Stress

Lead Change Blog

Posted in SmartBlog for Leadership [link] One of the biggest challenges you may be face as a leader at any level face is the STRESS that comes from one or more sources: Internal stress: The thoughts, worries or fears that generate negative emotions and keep you awake at night.

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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 [.].

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