The Amygdala Hijack

May 26, 2012 8:59 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Do you……

React impulsively in stressful situations?

Find it difficult to resist getting involved inappropriately?

Get into a negative spiral when under stress?

Become angry and agitated when faced with conflict?

Often regret losing control?

If your answer to any of the above questions is yes, you are not alone!  However, effective leadership requires more restraint and the ability to keep impulsive feelings and emotions under control.  Great leaders remain positive when under pressure and deal calmly in stressful situations.  Rather than being reactive, they anticipate obstacles which might occur and take decisive action after seeking information in creative ways.

To learn more about emotions and how to manage them read our article on developing self-control on and find tips to help you.

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