"Stress-Proof Leadership for High-Performance Teams!", Speaker: Eliz Greene, North Region Community Region (Cabarrus & Huntersville)
Topic: How do you increase productivity and decrease absenteeism?
Presentation Description: The contagious nature of stress is hardwired. High-performing teams make success contagious too. Eliz Greene interviewed hundreds of leaders and team members for her new book Stress-Proof Your Life. She knows stress management is a HARD skill essential to success. Stress comes from many sources—caring for children or elders, arguing with a colleague, having a leaky roof—that can be stressful, but chronic high stress (the kind that kills) is caused by overwhelm and uncertainty. Identifying the causes of stress and using skills to disconnect and recover is the key to improving wellness, quality of life, and performance.
- Understand the real causes of stress
- Learn how chronic stress is corrosive to performance
- Discover hard skills and leadership insights to support performance and wellness
Speaker: Eliz Greene
Presenter Bio: Surviving a heart attack at age 35 while seven months pregnant with twins propelled Eliz Greene on a mission to share her story to inspire other busy people to pay attention to their health. Recognizing stress as an essential and often under-addressed risk factor, Eliz conducted a research study on job stress. Her latest book, Stress-Proof Your Life, offers implementable strategies to combat uncertainty, overcome overwhelm, and improve performance and quality of life. She was named as a Top Online Influencer on Stress and Heart Health. She’s been seen on CNN, PBS, Lifetime, TNT, and many national and local news programs. A national spokesperson and advocate for the American Heart Association, Eliz received the Heart Hero Award in 2010. Today, Eliz enjoys life with her wonderful husband, Clay, their beautiful (now adult) daughters.
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