Derek Roger

Pressure Doesn’t Have to Turn into Stress

April 5, 2017

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Nicholas Petrie for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription information, and receive HBR email alerts,…

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Robert Bruce Shaw on “Extreme Teams”: An interview by Bob Morris

March 18, 2017

Robert Bruce Shaw assists business leaders in building organizations and teams capable of superior performance. His specialty is working closely with senior executives, as individuals and as groups, on organizational and leadership effectiveness. Robert often works with leaders in new…

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Rumination Versus Reflection

December 24, 2016

According to Derek Roger and Nick Petrie in Work Without Stress, “Thinking over a problem to arrive at a solution we’ll call reflection, but to be able to reflect requires taking a detached perspective. This is not to suggest adopting…

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Stressless Leadership

December 23, 2016

In Work Without Stress, Derek Roger and Nick Petrie correctly point out that leaders in today’s workplace are under ever-increasing pressure. These are among what they characterize as “BOCA” conditions in the workplace culture as “BOCA conditions”: o Blurred boundaries where…

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Work without Stress: A book review by Bob Morris

December 6, 2016

Work without Stress: Building a Resilient Mindset for Lasting Success Derek Roger and Nick Petrie McGraw Hill Education (November 2016) How and why a resilient mindset can help almost anyone to achieve personal growth and professional development There will always…

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