Posts Categorized: Work

Stress and Performance

Many people claim they work best under pressure. This is likely both true and false…depending on several conditions. Stress can lead to improved performance; however, this relationship only applies to certain levels of stress. The Yerkes-Dodson Law, discovered over 100 years by Psychologists Robert Yerkes and J. Dodson, informs us that there is an optimum […]

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Twain’s Law of Work

“Work consists of whatever a body is obliged to do. Play consists of whatever a body is not obliged to do.” – Mark Twain, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Not too long ago, I gave a talk on the idea that Passion is a Life Management Tool as the more you enjoy something, be it […]

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