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How Stress and System Overload Actually Impacts Problem Solving
Episode 716th September 2021 • Business Confidential Now with Hanna Hasl-Kelchner • Business Confidential Now with Hanna Hasl-Kelchner
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Stress and System Overload

Are you experiencing stress and a system overload?

If you are, you’re not alone. It’s a big club and getting bigger every day as the business world keeps getting more complicated and taxes our ability to do more with less and less.

Today’s special guest, Steven Howard, says we’re often unaware of how stress and multitasking triggers poor thinking, poor decisions and poor outcomes. In our conversation he shares his research and offers tips on how we can flip that script.

What You’ll Discover About Stress and System Overload (highlights & transcript):

* How stress and system overload hijacks decision-making [01:33]

* The difference reacting vs. responding makes in decision-making [02:05]

* Why stress and system overload contribute to drama in the workplace [03:11]

* How to stop the emotional hijacking of the decision-making process [04:37] 

* What to do when your boss creates stress and system overload [08:21]

* What decisions need to be made before you can engage in better thinking [09:38]

* What happens to our brain when exeriencing stress and system overload [11:08]

* And MUCH more.

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Guest: Steven Howard

Steven is the award-winning author of 21 leadership, business, and motivational books and the editor of nine professional and personal development books in the Project You series. His latest book is How Stress and Anxiety Impact Your Decision Making.

His book Better Decisions. Better Thinking. Better Outcomes: How to go from Mind Full to Mindful Leadership, received a Silver Award from the Nonfiction Authors Association. He also wrote Leadership Lessons from the Volkswagen Saga, which won three prestigious publishing industry awards (2017 Independent Press Award, National Indie Excellence Award, and San Francisco Book Festival Award). He is also the author of Great Leadership Words of Wisdom.

Howard is well-known and recognized for his truly international and multicultural perspective, having lived in the USA for over 30 years, in Singapore for 21 years, and in Australia for 12 years. He currently resides in Southern California.

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