How you respond and manage a high pressure situation or conversation will have a massive impact on the results that you get.
No matter if you think about your work or your personal life, there are going to be high pressure situations that come up – whether you like it or not… and your ability to manage yourself and how you respond to them is a skill that is worth exploring and developing.
It’s one of those sliding doors moments – will your reaction lead you to go down this path or that one???
In this episode, Shandra reflects on recent conversations about this and shares a few tips and ideas on how to build up the skills of being able to handle situations where the stakes are high.
Maybe you’re needing or wanting to have an uncomfortable conversation with a work colleague, or your manager, maybe you have a difficult client situation, or you’re faced with a career crossroad where you can’t see yourself doing what you’ve been doing for much longer… all of these situations can create added layers of stress that can trigger your flight or fight response leading you to say or do something you would rather you hadn’t, or that doesn’t represent you in the way you’d like to be seen.
In this episode Shandra shares:
- A practical example of how this played out in her work life this week
- The two paths that a high pressure situation can open up
- One of her favourite quotes of all time
- 3 practical ways you can build up your capacity to handle yourself well when there’s high expectations
- The benefit of having high pressure situations in work and life
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