Do you ever feel like some days as a leader you are in complete flow, where business is easy and enjoyable? Yet other days it feels like you have the weight of the world on your shoulders, feeling as though you are drowning in tasks that you don’t yet have a solution for?
Not only might you find yourself drowning in tasks, but your inbox is also overloaded with people vying for your attention or wanting your support in one way or another.
I’m the type of person who likes to respond to things immediately. Whether it’s a message or email, I prefer not to have unread messages in my inbox, otherwise, I get an uneasy sense that I’m not on top of things.
According to The American Institute of Stress, in 2019, 94% of American workers report experiencing stress at their workplace. Around 23% of them described their stress levels as high, while 6% said their levels of stress were unreasonably high.
Here are 3 ways to bounce back from stress and overwhelm in business and leadership.