Merge's Blog

How to stay calm and composed even in the most trying situations

We’ve all had the experience of saying or doing something in the heat of the moment that we’ve regretted later. And in a professional environment, its consequences can carry serious negative repercussions to both career and business success.   Even one inappropriate emotional outburst can tarnish your reputation for years to come.  So it’s certainly worthwhile learning how to think clearly and stay focused under pressure.  In this latest issue of CGA Magazine, I offer three proven tactics to to stay composed, positive and unflappable. even in trying moments.

Keeping Your Cool Under Pressure

Give it a read and then come on back to the blog and add your tips to the list. I know we could all use the help!


  • Thanks Merge for a great write-up and tips on “How to stay calm” and avoiding a amygdala hijack! Tried the math problem distraction and it does really work.

  • Great to hear Anar! It’s funny how the math problem trick works doesn’t it? People don’t believe me when I first tell them, and then they try it … glad to hear you had a positive result.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.