EP29: The ‘Under The Pump’ Guide

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Episode 29: The ‘under the pump’ guide

You’re not the best version of yourself when you’re under the pump, it’s scientific, your body goes into ‘fight or flight’ mode and starts sending blood to your major muscles to help you ‘survive’. You essentially turn into a stupider version of yourself and will start making suboptimal decisions. That’s not even the worst part… because your brain often isn’t operating properly you won’t even realize that you’re stressed out causing you to get stuck in a vicious ‘overwhelmed’ cycle.

Imagine you’re flying a plane and all of a sudden, the engines lose power, what are you doing? Probably panicking, flicking every damn switch in sight hoping something will make the engines roar back into life. What does a pilot do? They remain calm and instantly reach for the emergency manual so they can identify what the issue is then find the correct procedure to follow to solve it or get the plane on the ground safely. When it comes to you in your business you need to be like a pilot.

In this episode you’ll learn how to make an ‘emergency manual’ for yourself and what to do when the effects of being under the pump start to get the better of you. There’s even a tip on how to identify when you’re under the pump because sometimes that’s trickier than you’d think. If you let it get out of control you can easily become unhinged, agitated, with a shorter fuse, and are far from approachable. How you behave flows through your team and your business… you need to be able to keep a level head and be at your best leading from the front.

WHAT YOU’LL GAIN FROM IMPLEMENTING TODAY’S PODCAST:

  • Knowledge on how to create a go to ‘emergency manual’ for when you’re under the pump
  • A better performance from yourself a business owner
  • A more positive vibe from your team and business as a whole

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