Holy Kaw!

All the topics that interest us.

3 steps to eliminate (leadership) stress

Media_httpfarm6static_vbffd

One of the biggest challenges you may face as a leader at any level 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. You’ll know one of these because they usually start with two words: “What if I can’t deliver? What if I get fired because I can’t meet unrealistic expectations? What if the wrong president gets elected? What if … (insert worst case scenario here)?”
  • External stress: When you are the recipient of other people’s demands or a problem which is now yours to figure out or solve given your all-too-limited resources.
  • People stress: The perceived or actual problem of dealing with a conflict among your team or with difficult (or just plain crazy) people, bosses, team members, board members or spouses.

Full story at SmartBrief Social Media.

More SmartBrief stories.

Photo credit: Fotolia

Posted by

0 Comments

Leave a Reply