Do you worry about being stressed? Don’t bother – the latest research from Psychologist Kelly McGonigal, suggests that stress may only be bad for you if you believe that to be the case. Her recent inspirational TED talk challenges our assumptions about the nature of what gets our blood pressure rising at work and how our concern about it will drive us to an early grave!
What does this mean for leaders?
- Top up your glass to half full – changed perceptions lead to changed outcomes
- Take what you do seriously, but don’t take yourself too seriously – lighten up and notice the impact it has in building better relationships around you.
- It’s good to talk – don’t bottle stress up, share the load and feel the love!