“Jackie will have a full report and recommendation for a financial and accounting system on your desk in 2 weeks”.
That was the confident voice of my boss’ boss. I had no such confidence. I had no clue how to start, what to do. I was just a programmer, not a senior business analyst, not a manager. I had no background in finance or accounting, unless a couple of classes in college counted. I was just a few years into my professional life. Back then, there wasn’t much on the Internet, nor was Internet access easy.
Shaky, sweaty and hunched down. I felt overwhelmed. While there was no Staples® Easy Button™ to push to meet this or any challenge, I did discover that there are things I could do to get over the overwhelm… Click here for my tips for reducing the overwhelm of stress in my second guest post at Will Lukang’s blog.
So please tell me.
What do you do when you feel the stress building? Is there something that works for you? Please do share your tips in the comments.
#TakeThisMoment and breathe deeply. Exhale the stress. Inhale the calm. ~ Jackie Yun