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Help Your Team Manage Stress, Anxiety, and Burnout
It can be tough enough to manage your own stress. But how can you, as a manager, help the members of your team handle their feelings of stress, burnout, or disengagement? Because work is getting more demanding and complex, and because many of us now work in 24/7 environments, anxiety and burnout are not uncommon.
Burnout Self-Test: Are You at Risk?
Are you overdoing it at work, and are you at risk of burning out? Find out with this interactive self-test.
Diversify Your Identity
For the uninitiated, Robbins' seminars have some informal portions where people in the (massive) audience are able to stand up and address their personal issues with Tony one-on-one, in a kind of private counseling session... in front of 2,000 other people. Tony manhandles their emotional worlds, reshaping their realities in front of your eyes, all to thunderous applause.
Recovering from Burnout
While that period of my life is a bit of a blur, I remember that moment clearly. It was the moment I knew something was deeply wrong - that I had no motivation left for my work, and that things were out of control.
Practical Frameworks for Beating Burnout
Roli Saxena joined last year to lead customer success. But in a turn of events all too common at growing startups, her role started to expand - and expand. Today, she's running all of sales, strategic partnerships and operations.
From Rats in Cages to Primates in Paradise - The Scientific Story of Stress in Society
At the end of 2015, after a year-long journey, I achieved the realization of an idea with the help of about 140 people that has already forever changed the way I look at the very foundations - or lack thereof - upon which all of society is based.
Interesting related reads
Go with the Flow
Go with the Flow - Door Corinna Peifer, Gina Wolters en Nora Hein / POSITIEF OMGAAN MET STRESS / De stresshormonen razen door je bloed. Toch voel je je heerlijk. Flow is een staat van opperste concentratie en productiviteit. Onderzoek leert hoe je die gezonde flow vaker kan bereiken.
Help Your Team Achieve Work-Life Balance - Even When You Can't
Executive Summary Managers often have porous work-life boundaries, but that can send a confusing message to their teams. Employees can be left thinking they, too, should work late, answer email at all hours, and avoid taking their vacation time. To help your employees maintain their own healthy boundaries, communicate that the organization's success is based on a marathon, not a sprint.
The Science Of Success
In the last 10 years, a new field of neuroscience has mapped the mental zone that can literally change the brain to quiet an overly active stress response system and simultaneously pave the way for higher brain networks to perform at optimum.
Can't Get No Satisfaction
People who are suffering from burnout tend to describe the sensation in metaphors of emptiness-they're a dry teapot over a high flame, a drained battery that can no longer hold its charge. Thirteen years, three books, and dozens of papers into his profession, Barry Farber, a professor at Columbia Teachers College and trained psychotherapist, realized he was feeling this way.
How I Reduced Stress, Increased Productivity, and Made Myself Happy Again
"His palms are sweaty, knees weak, arms are heavy.There's vomit on his sweater already, mom's spaghetti.He's nervous, but on the surface he looks calm and ready..." -Eminem, "Lose Yourself" This was me. No, I'm not Eminem. And no, I'm not walking around with spaghetti on my sweater. I don't really even wear sweaters.
How to avoid startup stress & founder burnout - The Startup - Medium
You don't need me to tell you that running your startup is hard. You think about it 24x7x365. When you're playing with your kids, it's on your mind. When you're at dinner with your partner, you're thinking about tomorrow's meeting. I know, I've been in your position 5 times since 2001.
Trickle-down workaholism in startups - Signal v. Noise
If you want to understand why so many startups become infected with unhealthy work habits, or outright workaholism, a good place to start your examination is in the attitudes of their venture capital investors. Consider this Twitter thread involving two famous VCs, Keith Rabois and Mark Suster: These sentiments are hardly aberrations.
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