Do You Work Well Under Pressure?

We've all been in situations where the stakes are high. An interview for a dream job, a date with your crush, a presentation in front of an important client all may have caused  butterflies in your stomach at one time. From the time you were a youth playing sports, you encountered situations where your performance would make or break a situation. A recent study from The Johns Hopkins University suggests that in situations like this, performance depends on two factors: the framing of the incentive in terms of a loss or a gain, and a person’s aversion to loss. Read more about this study and what it found out about performing under pressure.

Do you perform well under pressure? Take today's poll and let us know where you stand. Leave a comment and share a story of a time you either came through big or came up short in a pressure situation.

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