This week, personal development coach, chartered accountant and NLP practitioner Carol McLachlan warns accountants to beware of their stress demons.
There are 2.7 million hits on Google for accountants+pressure (solicitors achieved a mere 850,000). From our salad days toiling on the job by day, grinding the books by night, to the assimilation of last minute budget changes, to the client with the ‘do or die’ deadline just cut by two weeks; we know pressure very well.
Eustress makes a strong bedfellow
Eustress is the good stress that motivates and drives us forward. It is controlled stress that gives us our competitive edge, provides focus and fuels us to think on our feet and mak...