HBR Guide to Managing Stress at Work

  • 4h 27m 33s
  • Harvard Business Review
  • Gildan Media
  • 2022

Are you suffering from work-related stress? Feeling overwhelmed, exhausted, and short-tempered at work--and at home? Then you may have too much stress in your life. Stress is a serious problem that impacts not only your mental and physical health, but also your loved ones and your organization. So what can you do to address it? The "HBR Guide to Managing Stress at Work" will help you find a sustainable solution. It will help you reach the goal of getting on an even keel--and staying there. You'll learn how to: (1) Harness stress so it spurs, not hinders, productivity, (2) Create realistic and manageable routines, (3) Aim for progress, not perfection, (4) Make the case for a flexible schedule, (5) Ease the physical tension of spending too much time at your computer, and (6) Renew yourself physically, mentally, and emotionally.

About the Author

Harvard Business Review is the leading destination for smart management thinking. Through its flagship magazine, 13 international licensed editions, books from Harvard Business Review Press, and digital content and tools published on HBR.org, Harvard Business Review provides professionals around the world with rigorous insights and best practices to lead themselves and their organizations more effectively and to make a positive impact.

In this Audiobook

  • Introduction: Nine Ways Successful People Defeat Stress
  • Chapter 1 - Are You Woking Too Hard? A Conversation with Herbert Benson, MD BY BRONWYN FRYER
  • Chapter 2 - Overloaded Circuits: Why Smart People Underperform BY EDWARD M. HALLOWELL
  • Chapter 3 - Manage Your Energy, Not Your Time BY TONY SCHWARTZ AND CATHERINE McCARTHY
  • Chapter 4 - Why Great Performers Sleep More BY TONY SCHWARTZ
  • Chapter 5 - No, You Can’t Have It All BY ERIC C. SINOWAY
  • Chapter 6 - Making Time Off Predictable-and Required BY LESLIE A. PERLOW AND JESSICA L. PORTER
  • Chapter 7 - Winning Support for Flexible Work BY AMY GALLO
  • Chapter 8 - How Two-Career Couples Stay Happy BY JACKIE COLEMAN AND JOHN COLEMAN
  • Chapter 9 - Don’t Take a Bad Day Home with You BY JOHN BALDONI
  • Chapter 10 - Positive Intelligence BY SHAWN ACHOR
  • Chapter 11 - Real Leaders Have Real Lives BY STEWART D. FRIEDMAN
  • Chapter 12 - A Practical Plan for When You Feel Overwhelmed BY PETER BREGMAN
  • Chapter 13 - Desk Yoga: 6 Poses You Won’t Be Embarrassed to Do-Even in an Open Environment BY LINDA STEINBERG
  • Chapter 14 - Diversify Yourself BY PETER BREGMAN