Many professionals still believe that suppressing emotions is the best solution for dealing with stress. But there could not be better and more efficient ways of managing an emotion? After all, if suppression were the answer, we would have already solved all our emotional problems by now, right? I’d like to invite you take time to notice these easy practical tactics you can apply on a daily basis. Enhancing your emotional quotient is a truly behavioral revolution that will positively impact your personal and professional life.
A simple way to achieve sustainable performance is to avoid overloading the body and mind. Once you go beyond a certain point in which your body and mind are under unrelenting demand – something that is easy to do these days- you enter a state of chronic stress. This constant state of stress can significantly decrease your performance and eventually culminate in panic attacks or burnout. How can you keep pushing the envelope to give your best while managing the time and effort you put in so that you don’t go too far?
We believe that through increasing an individual’s potential, chronic stress can be avoided and challenges can be overcome. It’s important to shorten the period of stress in order to increase our adaptability, resilience, energy and creativity, and then enter a period of recovery, rest and assimilation. This is a common strategy adopted by high-performance athletes.
Companies where face-to-face work was standard pre-pandemic felt more the effects of distancing on the productivity of their teams. They still noticed the need to retrain many of their employees. But we are not talking about technical or digital skills. We refer to power skills. These are the fundamental skills for any executive or entrepreneur looking to thrive in the current scenario.
75% of employees believe that workers have more on-the-job stress than a generation ago. For this reason, many employers complain about the unproductivity of their employees more than ever. This, in turn, impacts the business operation and the bottom line: revenue.