Video: How to Turn Stress into Positive Energy
— High Performance Leadership Trainer Daniel Friedland MD shares tips on how to shift your mindset so you can transform a destructive stress response into energy and resources you can use to feel in control, more productive and become a more influential and trusted leader.
If you want to become a better leader in the world, you have to first learn how to lead well from within.
For a free excerpt of Dr. Danny’s new book “Leading Well From Within” which teaches you how to lead from the inside out, click here.
Timecodes Summary for the Video:
0:00 – What does it mean to “Lead Well From Within” and make a difference in the lives of others?
0:43 – What’s your current mindset? Does your stress cause you to cave under “threat” or rise to the “challenge” in your life?
1:23 – What happens to your brain when you feel overwhelmed
1:56 – How to turn stressful things that threaten you into a joyful “challenge”
2:28 – A story of converting threat to challenge that applies to you as a leader in business or healthcare, or as a parent, coach or teacher
2:49 – How do you lead? With negative comments or threats that scare people or by framing situations as a “challenge” that can create energy?
3:20 – The scientific formula that determines whether you experience stress as a “threat” or a “challenge”
3:32 – The relationship between “demands” on you vs your “resources”
4:42 – How to reduce the “demands” and increase your “resources” — especially at work
5:30 – How feeling “stressed about being stressed” can further deplete your resources
5:43 – Can you shift your mindset to see your demands as a “challenge?”
6:05 – Can you view your stress as a “resource” to leverage energy?
6:50 – Recap with the 2 key tips to transform threat to challenge