6 Mistakes Leaders Under Pressure Make

The pressure to simultaneously produce and lead well. The pressure to serve your leader, your peers, and your teammates while still meeting the needs of your clients. The pressure to meet all those deadlines and fulfill all those demands in the midst of unforeseen challenges and unexpected changes.

The deadlines loom. The work piles up. The stress mounts.

Even the most calm and put-together leaders can morph into dictators under extreme pressure.  Here are six of the most common mistakes I see leaders under pressure make. (more…)

“Later.” Procrastination’s best friend. Later I’ll…workout, eat right, read a book, work on that project, spend time with the kids, clean out my closet or study for my test.