Category: working under pressure

workplace pressure

How are you handling workplace pressure?

Workplace pressure is a reality for most people, even more so since the COVID-19 pandemic.  The unfortunate truth is that it is up to each one of us to manage and mitigate the effect of workplace pressure on our health

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Pressure can create both diamonds and dust

I’ve previously blogged about how the situations of adversity can lead to opportunities for growth and development – about how pearls begin life as irritants and frustrations, and about how incredibly high heat can turn a simple clay pot into

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When you’re overwhelmed at work, it’s worth considering another approach

“I can’t talk to you for very long, Merge, we’re buried!” said a client when I returned his call earlier this week.  “What’s going on?” I asked.  He went on to describe the turmoil and chaos in his department at

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Leading overwhelmed employees online event – early bird deadline on October 1

Our latest online event – Leading Employees Who Are Stretched to the Limit – is coming up quickly.  In fact, the early bird deadline to register is almost here – only two more days to take advantage of significant savings

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Leading overworked employees – live online event on October 8

Are your employees overloaded and overwhelmed? In talking to clients in just about every industry, it seems that everyone wants greater productivity and improved responsiveness, but as workloads escalate, time and resources don’t seem to increase at the same rate! 

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What will it take for a rattlesnake to bite itself?

The answer might surprise you. But what may be even more surprising is the valuable lesson it offers leaders.

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