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.

Summer reads

Top picks for summer reads

At the end of last year, I sent a request out to our team to send over a list of some of the best books they had read. As the long days of summer are upon us, and we hopefully all find some time to recharge, we thought it would be a good time to Read More


Stop Killing Women With Kindness

3 questions to test if the Protector Bias is holding women back in your company. Posted: June 26, 2017 in Training Magazine Article Author: Sara Ross, Senior Research Consulting Partner, Institute for Health and Human Potential After six years of working for a mining company, Joanne was considering leaving. It wasn’t due to a lack of Read More


3 Signs That You’re Not Managing Pressure Well

    Original Publication: The Balance Original Publication Date: November 6, 2016 In today’s high-pressure world, you likely feel as if you are on the line every day. More than ever before, you feel the heat that you have to produce, perform, and get results or else…so you do. Every decision, meeting, presentation, negotiation, or Read More


Learning to Manage Pressure

Original Publication: Training Magazine Original Publication Date: February 23, 2015 Excerpt from “Performing Under Pressure: The Science of Doing Your Best When It Matters Most” by Dr. Hendrie Weisinger and Dr. JP Pawliw-Fry (Random House, February 2015). Article Author: By Dr. Hendrie Weisinger and Dr. JP Pawliw-Fry Pressure is more than a nemesis; it is Read More


Being A High Potential: The pressure of expectation

    Original Publication: HR.COM Original Publication Date: June 16, 2015   Martin Murray was chosen to be on the ‘high potential’ list athis Fortune 100 firm. An athlete in his youth, he had gone toimpressive schools and had built an impressive life and career. Importantly, he had that exquisite balance of smarts with the Read More

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