Maintaining clarity of thought: Leading better under pressure



Leaders must navigate a volatile world of unpredictability, while maintaining clear thinking amidst unprecedented stress. Menkes maintains that we can actually befriend stress to be at our best in critical situations. He shows how leaders in a variety of industries have consistently executed under pressure to thrive under crisis conditions. Moreover, these confidence-building skills can be taught to aspiring leaders, so they can “harness the tremendous power of adrenaline.”