Everyone experiences stress, and leaders face the additional stress brought about by the unique demands of leadership: having to make decisions with limited information, to manage conflict, to do more with less . . . and faster! The consequences of stress can include health problems and deteriorating relationships. Knowing what signs of stress to look for and having a strategy for increasing your resources will help you manage leadership stress and be more effective over a long career.
Table of Contents
The Stress of Leadership 7
Why Is Leadership Stressful? 8
Stress Assessment 13
When Stress Is Who, Not What 17
Handling Your Leadership Stress 20
Less Stress, Better Leadership 28
Suggested Readings 29
Key Point Summary 31
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Published August 24, 2011
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