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Why leaders don’t brag about successfully managing stress

“One of the most important things an organization can do to help executives reduce stress is to disabuse people of the idea that stoicism equals strength.” This could be one of the conclusions of this interesting article de James R. Bradley. Companies need to educate managers not only about the dangers of stress but also about the need for activities that reduce it. Of course, stress can sometimes be a positive force, focusing a person’s attention, boosting determination, and energizing action. It can help us buckle down and hold fast. It encourages clear-headed prioritization and resolve. But it can also hobble us. The question is when and why it does so, and what to do about it.

Why leaders don’t brag about successfully managing stress

“One of the most important things an organization can do to help executives reduce stress is to disabuse people of the idea that stoicism equals strength.” This could be one of the conclusions of this interesting article de James R. Bradley. Companies need to educate managers not only about the dangers of stress but also about the need for activities that reduce it. Of course, stress can sometimes be a positive force, focusing a person’s attention, boosting determination, and energizing action. It can help us buckle down and hold fast. It encourages clear-headed prioritization and resolve. But it can also hobble us. The question is when and why it does so, and what to do about it.
James R. Bradley – Why Leaders Don’t Brag About Successfully Managing Stress
Raúl Colorado Moreno
raul.cm@psicosoft.com