as published on Ladders August 18, 2017
The world is groaning for authentic, powerful, compassionate, and wise leaders. No matter what your ranking on the corporate ladder, you can make a profound footprint in this world.
You may want to make a contribution. But with all the noise, you might also just want to go back to bed and pull the covers over your head.
Too often stress threatens to make us all crazy. How can you stop it?
Remember that what you focus on increases. When you focus on the division, hatred, outside stressors, or even something as mundane as the deadlines for your projects at work, those ideas expand in your consciousness. The girl in the next cubicle popping her gum. The guy who just stands in your doorway and wants to talk. The gossip at the water cooler. The group of office personnel that excludes you from their chatter.
The outside stressors, noise, and confusion are really not the problem. (Yes, I can hear you groaning.)…read more