how to handle stress in team meeting?


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Be Prepared

Make sure you have everything you need for your meeting prepared in advance.

Take a Time-Out

Soft music or relaxation and deep breathing techniques can help you release anxiety.

Acknowledge Your Triggers

Everyone has stressors, and acknowledging what gets you agitated can help you confront and alleviate your stress.

Address Your Fears

If you have a fear of speaking in public, talk to your boss about it and find out if you can participate in the meeting in a less high-profile way.

Resist Hostility

If meetings devolve into arguing matches or blame games, refuse to participate in the finger-pointing

Avoid Caffeine

Coffee is provided in nearly every business meeting, but the caffeine may make you jittery, anxious and stressed.

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