Despite all the research and studies that have been done on the negative impact of stress on our professional performance, in most businesses and in our Western culture in general continues to be stress as necessary, inevitable and even good for productivity. Nothing is further from reality.
When a professional or manager is stressed, yields well below their potential, and making worse decisions. There 4 keys to identify if stress is damaging your professional performance, and are as follows:
1. Conflicts or problems with people in the company. If you have not infrequently encounters, high pitch discussions, conflicts with peers, subordinates jefes, 're sure you're stressed / a. And probably stress feeds these conflicts, because once the adrenaline is installed in our brains, is maintained for a few hours and is therefore easier to get angry again and conflict with another person.
2. Lack of concentration. If you are trying to prepare a presentation and you get distracted often, thinking about what you have to do during the day or week, or worried about things that happened yesterday, then you're stressed / a. The lack of focus or concentration is a clear sign that stress is hurting your performance, because you'll take twice doing the same tasks, and the result will be mediocre at best.
3. Emergency management and lack of planning. If you find yourself constantly putting out fires, solving urgent patches everywhere, dejándote interrumpir to touch jefes, pairs the subordinate, sure you are fully decentered / ay stressed / a. Surely not devote a specific time each day to got to plan ahead, because then you dices that are useless, in vain to serve anything. The problem is not the other, tú bell because the Fren, do not put limits, not have the courage to stop, planificarte and reflect every day.
4. Mental confusion and little mental clarity. Stress causes you mental noise that leaves you not think clearly, and so your choices will be much worse than in calm conditions and centering. If you Notes uncreative / a to think of new ideas or ways to meet the challenges and problems that you have in your work, your head is because there is no room for anything new between, because it is saturated with noise and confusion.
Timely Stress can be positive, but when installed as a lifestyle and work devouring our confidence, our motivation and creativity at an amazing speed. De facto, the University of California did a study which found that stress quickly destroys our neural connections in the brain, and diminishes our brain capacity for learning and memory. If you want to become a professional high performance, begins to learn techniques to manage stress, because stress and low performance are fully connected.
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