Stress

Capital One mqsyt
Mar 10, 2018 11 Comments

How do you deal with fierce competition at work? Does it make your life stressful?

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  • Microsoft cout<<
    Competition at work has never really been a concern to me. In college I’d get excited to get the top grade and kill the curve, but even then it wasn’t out of competition. At work I take full responsibility for my own performance and career growth. If I have a bad manager, that’s luck and it’s on me for staying.

    As for stress, I’ve spent many hours learning to manage my thoughts and emotions. Stress inevitably comes up and I do my best to catch it early and put it in perspective before it gets to me.
    Mar 10, 2018 3
    • Microsoft Duxe82
      Your second paragraph is complete shit, you must be PM
      Mar 10, 2018
    • Microsoft cout<<
      No, but I get it sounds squishy. Actually I went through serious shit and years of depression. I learned a lot on the way out.
      Mar 10, 2018
    • Microsoft kmuD53
      Managing stress is a legit skill

      The ability to only focus on what you can change and not worry about what you can’t

      The ability to have shit hitting the fan at work, but know you are having dinner with you family and there is nothing you can do about it, and be able to not think about it at all

      Helps to have good fallback (skill set and money saved)
      Mar 10, 2018
  • Amazon Greenlight
    Not for nothing but the more I just let go, the more “control” I actually had. I know that’s rather cliche and heady however besides the staples of a healthy lifestyle and all that comes with it, physically, mentally etc. I just had to make a conscientious effort to operate from a place of acceptance vs. resistance and let go. And quite honestly... life’s just not that serious and I wasted too much time stressing when I should be living. I remain productive, I don’t avoid what needs to be done, I am just as motivated and hardworking etc. but everything around me became better when I just changed my perspective. Living in a infinite universe for a finite amount of time, lucky to even have the chance to experience it so I put my ego aside and grateful. Period. Whenever I catch myself drifting, overwhelming feelings or negativity I just am immediately grounded by the fact that these are luxury problems.
    Mar 10, 2018 0
  • Credit Karma palto alto
    I would just get another job, dude. Competition like that is fun if you’re looking for it, but if it’s unwanted and that’s the cultural norm just get another job. If it’s just your team then switch teams
    Mar 10, 2018 0
  • Microsoft plty
    Pot
    Mar 10, 2018 0
  • Cisco / Product uptick
    It's a built-in feature if you are an Asian.. competing fiercely is an everyday thing since childhood
    Mar 10, 2018 1
    • Cisco vimsurf
      I’m not asian but I have so much respect and admiration for the culture and how they raise kids
      Aug 10, 2018
  • Microsoft / Data DangerRngr
    No competition
    Mar 11, 2018 0
  • New / Ops
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    I used to freak out on everything and everybody now that I am a zen master I can manage much better . Last night I was debugging and Android app while 5 other people watched my screen share . Turns out it wasn't the apps issue but the api. We are all getting coin to do fun stuff
    Mar 10, 2018 0