Episode 76: Identifying and Managing Micro-stressors

The 90th Percentile: An Unconventional Leadership Podcast

Published: May 11, 2022


Stress comes to us all in tiny minor assaults throughout our day through relationships and interactions that are too numerous to shake off quickly. The problem is that most of us have come to accept micro-stresses as just a normal part of a day, but they are wearing us down. In our episode, Karen Dillon joins us to discuss her research on micro-stressors and some approaches that can be used to work through them.

Harvard Business Review Article- Don’t Let Micro-Stresses Burn You Out, by Rob Cross, Jean Singer, and Karen Dillon

Guest Bio
KAREN DILLON is the former editor of the Harvard Business Review and co-author of the New York Times bestseller How Will You Measure Your Life? She is a graduate of Cornell University and Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. In 2011 she was named by Ashoka as one of the world’s most influential and inspiring women.

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