Moment #43: Where Stress Meets Performance

Moment #43 // We generally talk about stress like it's a bad thing. Putting people under stress is something that many leaders try to avoid. Why? Because, if you put people under stress, then maybe they won't like you anymore. 

Instead, we choose to lean into our well-developed power of rationalization, and do everything we can to give ourselves a reason to not ask our people to stretch. 

But, unfortunately, stress is a prerequisite for high performance… 

You can take a deeper dive into these insights by listening to Ep.148: Stretching Your People.


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