Category Archive: Stress

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

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

A Chipmunk in Traffic

You’re like a chipmunk in traffic because you need to prove yourself. Someone asks, “How are things going?” You say, “Crazy busy.” It’s a mortal sin to say, “I’m looking for something to… Continue reading

5 Ways to Bring Your Best When Schedules are Tight

In one study*, theology students at Princeton University stepped over a person in need. They were on their way to give a talk about the Good Samaritan. The needy person coughed and moaned… Continue reading

How to Become a Big League Leader

Little League Leaders are pretty. Big League Leaders walk with a limp. Little League cp. Big League: Knocked down: You don’t know what you’re made of when you’re a Little League Leader. The… Continue reading

How to use Anxiety as a Decision-Making Tool

A little anxiety keeps you on your toes. Unease makes you alert and helps you bring your best to challenges and opportunities. Unanswered anxiety spirals out of control. One fear cascades into another.… Continue reading

How to Get the Most from Chapter Four

The six chapters in the leader’s journey are: Believe you can make a difference. Engage in leading. Learn leadership skills and behaviors. Respond to adversity and disappointment with openness and resolve. Humility. Kindness.… Continue reading