In this edition ... The Anxiety Antidote - 4 Phrases for Performance in Any Condition... Changing the Way We Feel ... Decide, Don't Vote...
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The Anxiety Antidote
Four Phrases that will Bring You Optimal Performance in Any Condition
What is anxiety? How does it affect your performance? What can you do to overcome it and perform at your highest level? Is there an antidote for anxiety?
High Stakes for your Business
Are you feeling some anxiety about uncertain outcomes for your business right now? You have invested a lot of time and money to build your business. You have worked to create a culture that delivers high value for your clients and your team! What will weeks of disrupted business cycles mean for your business?
Four Phrases that Eliminate Anxiety
In his work with athletes, Jonathan Landsman relates that frequent repetition of the four following phrases created a sort of warrior mindset over time that prepared athletes for optimal performance in any condition.
Quote I'm Pondering
"The way we feel can be triggered by outside events. And that can change how we act. And the way we act can reinforce how we feel.
Of course, the opposite is true as well, and far more in our active control. How we act always changes how we feel."
DECIDE, DON’T VOTE
Written by René Boer, March 23, 2020
"A few years ago, Gino Wickman shared his Ten Commandments of Good Decision Making in his eBook, “Decide! The One Common Denominator of All Great Leaders.”
Each commandment is a gem but the one that resonates with me most is: “Thou Shalt Not Rule by Consensus.” Obeying this simple commandment reassures people that the leader is willing and able to make a tough decision.
In meetings, after everyone has weighed in on an issue, it’s time to decide.
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