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Practicing Safe Stress

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Diane Helbig

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How do you manage stress in the workplace? Sylvia LaFair, award winning author, leadership expert, and executive coach will show you how to get in the “safe stress zone” on today’s show.

You might wonder where that is. Well, it’s that middle area between where ZOMBIES and FREAKOUTS live. Most of us grew up learning to handle stress in either Zombieville or Freakoutville. A few lucky ones learned about the “safe stress” zone.

Where do you fall on the spectrum? Sylvia will provide:

5 signs you’re in the “high stress zone”

4 attitudes to live in the “safe stress zone”

3 steps to practice safe stress

Sylvia LaFair, Ph.D. is President of Creative Energy Options Inc, a global consulting company that targets and transforms workplace patterns for success. Dr. LaFair’s programs and executive coaching impact individuals and teams to decrease conflict and increase productivity. Her award winning book, “Don’t Bring It To Work” 2009 (Jossey-Bass), is listed as one of the top 20 books for emerging leaders.