Success Under Stress

Powerful Tools for Staying Calm, Confident, and Productive When the Pressure's On

 Success Under Stress

Author: Sharon Melnick
Pub Date: January 2013
Print Edition: $17.95
Print ISBN: 9780814432129
Page Count: 272
Format: Paper or Softback
e-Book ISBN: 9780814432136

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Table of Contents



Acknowledgments xi


Introduction: What This Book Will Do for You xv



Constant Stress: Reclaiming the Power to Succeed

1   From Survival Under Stress to Success Under Stress 5

2   Controlling What You Can Control: The 50% Rule 19



Taming the Stress of Too Much to Do and Too Many Obstacles

3   Changing Obstacles to Opportunities 33

4   Get the Calm and Focus of a Yoga Class in 3 Minutes

     (or Less) During Busy Work Days 51

5   Strategies to Reduce Overload When Everything Is a Priority 74



Solutions for Self-Imposed Stress: How to Care Less About What Other People Think

6   The Fastest Way to Build Confidence 113

7   Quick Fixes to Eliminate Anxiety 132

8   Techniques for Turning Self-Criticism into Self-Confidence 141



Rx for Relationship Stress

9   How to Stay Rational When Someone Is Driving You Nuts 161

10  Shift Instantly from Anger to a Cool Head 182

11  How to Get Other People to Stop Stressing You Out 189



Create Success Under Stress All Around You

12   A New Perspective on Balancing Your Work and Life 211

13   Call to Action: Getting Others to Own Their 50% 218


Appendix   The Top 12 Resilience Strategies for Success Under Stress 221


Endnotes 223


Index 233


About the Author 249

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