How Minimizing Stress Maximizes Your Leadership

Everyone gets stressed. In fact, a recent survey by Statistic Brain concluded that over 70% of Americans experience both physical AND psychological symptoms caused by stress. The top stress causing category is job pressure. Running behind job pressure (in order) are money, health, relationships, poor nutrition, media overload, and sleep deprivation. An interesting list for sure, but it seems that the engine pulling the causal stress train is the stress from job pressure. For leaders, the job pressure becomes greater as their responsibilities increase. As Shakespeare so aptly penned, “Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown.”