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Remember playing car-racing games at the arcade, trying to stay on the virtual road while going as fast as you can? In those videos, sharp curves keep switching and obstacles suddenly appear, causing you to crash and burn if your reactions aren’t fast enough.
It may be fun to play a game, but what about when life itself mirrors this wild ride? Whether you're actually on a dangerous road or navigating the twists and turns of life, you don't always get advance warning of the risks ahead. When these do occur, they can put your carefully orchestrated plans in jeopardy.
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. You talk over one of your colleagues and correct his point of view. He pushes back, so you go into overdrive to convince everyone you're right. It feels like an out of body experience — and in many ways it is. In terms of its neurochemistry, your brain has been hijacked.
In situations of high stress, fear or distrust, the hormone and neurotransmitter cortisol floods the brain. Executive...
7 BIG IDEAS for Regaining Power in the Workplace with Chronic Health Problems
1. Focus On What You Can Control. You may not be able to control the course of your illness, but you can take charge of your career direction and the choices you make. View this as a challenge to meet rather than an obstacle in the way.
2. Ignore The Nay Sayers. Common wisdom says that stress is bad and most work is stressful. Therefore, if your body is vulnerable, you should not work. But stress is not always negative. Unpleasant work or working with uncomfortable pressure can be bad...
Do people tell you that if you were only more positive and could look at the bright side, you'd be healthier? They say your bad attitude is hurting you.
Being a leader requires the ability to navigate your team through unchartered waters. This can be frightening. But, here is a list of ways to reduce your fear and anxiety: