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Bad Leaders Are Big Stressors

Stress often comes from fear, uncertainty, and social isolation. In these tumultuous times, our emotions are understandably stretched to their limits. Self-care and resilience are over-hyped and overrated because they can only go so far. Now, Neuroscience can give leaders proven tools to deal with their own and their followers’ stressors by seeking a sense of control, predictability and progress.

1.1+ million people have watched this Big Think program on Stress and Online Shopping, featuring Dr. Terry Wu.

Leaders are scrambling to find ways to calm their teams during the pandemic. However, most information on stress management and burnout prevention doesn’t teach us to handle stressors more effectively. Very often, we can’t tell what is scientifically proven and what is not. Even worse, what works for some may do harm to others.

Keynote: How Good Leaders Reduce Stress and Burnout

The human brain is ill-adapted to handle chronic stressors. The pandemic, job insecurity, mortgages, and relationships can all set off the fight-or-flight response. As a result, our physical and mental well-being suffers. We are facing a mental health crisis. As a leader, if you fail to stay proactive, decreased productivity and increased burnout will be inevitable.

This is NOT a generic rah-rah resilience talk. You will empowered by science.

This presentation will explain how fear triggers a chain of physiological and psychological responses. Through scientific knowledge, you will come to understand proven methods of stress management. You will also learn the role of leadership in guiding followers into a safe productive space with predictable outcomes.

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In his keynote speech, Dr. Terry Wu will share his insights into these 5 important elements of stress reduction and they can be implemented at workplaces and in personal lives.

Linda Ruhland Dr. Terry Wu brings science into the discussion of stress and its effect on leadership, decision-making, health and business overall. In addition to providing evidence of its increasing pervasiveness, Dr. Wu masterfully presents ways in which to identify, isolate and mitigate stressors in your environment at work and home. His timely insights into this topic are a benefit for everyone to hear. His actionable ideas are especially valuable to business leaders and executives in guiding them to create a low-stress culture. ~ Linda Ruhland, CEO, Success Authorities
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Keynote Speaker: The Science of Stress Management

This is the talk of our time. Everyone will benefit from learning effective stress management techniques. A large body of scientific research has shown how we can find safety signals even during tough times. However, the science of stress reduction is very complicated. Few speakers on this subject can explain the science to a general audience and make it understandable and actionable.

As a renowned Neuroscientist and public speaker, Dr. Wu excels at bringing science to everyday practices. His talks will change how you view stress and how you can gain control over it. He is available for virtual or in-person presentations. He has spoken at many organizations and is known internationally for his expertise.

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Adam Naryka Dr. Terry Wu gave a fantastic keynote to the Eagle Group of Minnesota Veterans on Stress Reduction and its relationship to Leadership! It was fascinating to learn from him how stress can’t be eliminated, but can be managed. He shared three main ways to accomplish this through control, predictability and progress. His insights are proven by science and he provided many time-tested actionable ideas. Given the level of stress that is prevalent during the pandemic, this talk comes at an ideal time. We are so grateful to Terry for sharing his expertise and wisdom with us and would encourage other organizations to seek him out as a speaker! ~ Adam Naryka, President, Eagle Group of Minnesota Veterans
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