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Performance Under Pressure: Managing Stress in the Workplace by Bruce Tulgan, Heidi Wenk Sormaz

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Introduction

EVERYONE IN TODAY’S WORKPLACE is under pressure. We are living in an era of uncertainty, with wildly fluctuating markets and fiercely competitive business conditions. Organizations are determined to get more and better work out of fewer people, and most employees are routinely told they must work smarter, faster, better, longer, and harder. It is no wonder that study after study shows that managing stress is a growing challenge.

In general, we tend to think of stress as something negative; but in fact, it does have tangible benefits. Stress generates action. It creates a physiological boost that gives you increased energy and clarity with which to perform well. If channeled correctly, stress can enhance your performance and the performance ...

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