As you press forward: executing, navigating, engaging and innovating; finding opportunities in the face of sobering threats and escalating complexities; leveraging often transient competitive advantages; and trying to be the leader you want to be –
Stress is a constant friction that either hones our effectiveness or grinds us down.
We work hard to deliver on ever-rising expectations in an ever-changing world. It's not just work pressures - our own expectations keep rising. The more we achieve, the more we and others often expect.
So we have our conscious and unconscious expectations - and then...