Pressure and Leadership Blogs

IHHP-InsightsAt IHHP we are always looking for ways to help people perform under pressure, so we’ve developed an extensive blog section that leverages the learning gained from our work with Olympic athletes, The U.S Army, Fortune 500 companies and our Leadership Training programs. In this section, we have blog articles with tools, tips and stories from thought leaders who have a wealth of knowledge in our core areas of expertise: Performing Under Pressure, Emotional Intelligence, and the Three Conversations of Leadership.


Women And The Second Layer Of Pressure: It’s global!

  Original publication: Original publication date: April 5, 2017 I never knew there was a second layer of pressure that women face that I don’t. I have the first layer – deadlines, change and uncertainty, goals, too many meetings and e-mails, etc.  For our Women Under Pressure initiative, we interviewed senior business women from Read More

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No Woman Left Behind: The Importance of Being a Female Leader

  Original publication – Switch and Shift Original publication date – November 15, 2016 Over the last 18 years, I have been a leader in various organizations. As my roles became more senior, I began to feel more acutely aware of not only my role as a leader, but the importance of being a senior Read More


Your Female Leaders Don’t Believe You Have Confidence in Them.

  Original publication – The CEO Magazine Original publication date – February 17, 2017 According to a recent survey from the Institute of Health and Human Potential’s Women under Pressure initiative, only 32% of women feel their organization has the same amount of confidence in them as they do in their male counterparts.   This confirms Read More

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Why would surgeons need emotional intelligence training?

Last week I had the honor of delivering our Science of Emotional Intelligence training to a group of experienced surgeons and physicians.  When I told people I was going to be doing this, I realized a lot of people have the wrong impression about surgeons and doctors. I got a number of interesting reactions, that included: OMG, I Read More

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5 Brain-Based Strategies to Overcome Social Pain When You’re Facilitating or Presenting

  Original publication: Training Published on: February 22, 2017 Read original article by clicking here   Did you know that when you feel judged by others, it stimulates feelings of very real social pain? Pioneering neuroimaging studies by Matthew Lieberman at UCLA show that social pain and physical pain share the same underlying processing Read More

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