Under Pressure? Don't Worry..Stay The P-P-C* Way
Got a tough task to be completed and under pressure to succeed? Preparing for a crucial exam and fear of failure haunts you?
Working on something that calls for channelizing all your energies so much so that you feel drained out?
Your boss has given you a mammoth task and the survival of your very team is depended on the successful completion and that is making you worried?
If your answer is yes, then you are not alone.
No one likes to get out of comfort zone given an opportunity.But the reality is that often we are pushed beyond the boundaries of our comfort zone.Not only that, ironically, many a times upon the successful completion we are also reminded of the quote that "life begins at the end of our comfort zone".
What matters the most while performing under pressure?
#Managing your emotions well : Managing your emotions in positive(p*) constructive manner is one of the secret recipes to success. When you see the pressure as a challenge, you are simulated to give the attention and energy needed to make your best effort.
Be positive and get in touch with your senses.Remembering your past success increases the confidence .The golden rule being not letting your emotions overpower your intelligence. "Successful leaders handle pressure very well and they don't get perturbed" or in other words they manage their emotions well.
#Don't worry about getting defeated that is only a chance ,you need to concentrate on the task in hand now(stay in the present,one more p*)!Most of the times people fail because the dominant emotion is that of losing (fear of failure). So be strong and tackle the challenges.
#Learning from athletes who are very good at coming back into the game by being in control(c*) of the situation by enjoying the game despite the pressure to win. This means developing Resilience Power like that of Michael Jordan who on several occasions through his brilliant last minute efforts saved his team Chicago bulls through photo finishes and long shots to success.The resilience to put it very simple is the ability to reload and adjust as fast as possible.By paying attention to how you react to a trigger situation you could develop self awareness to improve your resilience power. This also means achieving a level of maturity by managing the day to day challenges in the most appropriate manner. Handling challenges are like going through physical exercise that would strengthen you and would equip you to deal with various situations by being more resilient.
#Staying in control(c*) by throwing