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Stressed out? Surviving the High performance Job.

Monday, September 2nd, 2013

I read a newspaper article last week that suggested people in the U.K are, on average, stressed out a massive 234 times a year.

For some, it can be as often as twenty times every single week.

There is no doubt that stress at work is a major issue, with even greater pressures over the last few years as the recession hit companies hard and the threat of redundancies loomed.

I often hear suggestions for overcoming stress such as doing more exercise or taking up a hobby.

While this may be advantageous, I have a number of other ideas on how managers might cope with the demands of high performance jobs:

  • Try to streamline administrative/bureaucratic processes: You may be surprised how this can reduce stress and accelerate production and productivity.
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