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.

Four Lessons CEO's Have Taught Me

Four Lessons CEO’s Have Taught Me

Original publication: CEO Magazine Original Publication date: November 6, 2017   In my role at the Institute for Health and Human Potential, I’ve had the pleasure of meeting many CEO’s.  Some are from small companies with 400-500 employees, and some very large companies with over 200,000 employees. The CEO’s have typically employed me as a keynote Read More


Does practicing gratitude really matter?

  If you were to list tools used by the US Army, the Navy, NASA, Olympic athletes and NFL teams (or organizations like Goldman Sachs) in managing pressure, would practicing gratitude be on that list? While it may appear too soft and squishy to associate a strategy that an elite athlete would use as they Read More

CEO article

Are Limiting Beliefs Affecting Women in Your Organization?

Original Publication: The CEO Magazine Original Publication Date: September 29, 2017 There are many factors that go into the gender pay gap and the lack of gender diversity in senior leadership teams of most major organizations.    While there are many cultural, historical and structural reasons for this, the idea of limiting beliefs is one that Michelle Read More

CEO world blog on back to school

Science-Based Strategies to Help Your Teen Deal with the Pressure of High School

Publication Date: August 29, 2017 Original publication: CEO Magazine   Being a 14-year-old girl attending her first day of high school is one of the highest-pressure situations anyone can face.  How do I know this?  Because I am the brother of two sisters who went through it and the father of a 14-year-old girl who Read More

Summer reads

A summer reading list for learners.

At the end of last year, I sent a request out to our team to send over a list of recommended reads. 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 share some of those books. Long Read More

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