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5 Tips to Never Lose Your Cool at Work

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Work can be stressful, especially if you’re in a management position or in a field that really stretches you thin. The last thing you want to happen is for your temper to ruin a relationship, cost you your job, or damage the reputation of yourself and your business.

Even if you don’t have anger management issues, you should take the necessary precautions so that you’re always keeping your cool. The following tips will help you regulate your emotions so that they don’t compromise your work, your image, or your self-worth:

Keeping your cool at work starts with your scheduling. High levels of stress will be your downfall, but there are measures you can take to prevent yourself from blowing over. Buffer time is the unsung hero of careful scheduling.

Instead of scheduling every appointment and meeting by the hour, give yourself some time in between each time commitment. This buffer time will come in handy when meetings run long, or unexpected circumstances cause your schedule to shift. In addition, a buffer will stop you from panicking in between meetings since you know you have some flexibility to go from commitment to commitment.

If your day is running smoothly and you don’t need to use your buffer time, plan some backup activities to fill the time. You can use spare minutes to review notes for an upcoming meeting or reply to some emails. This way, no matter what happens, your buffer time is of service to you.

If you can feel negative emotions taking control, one of the best things you can do is stop whatever you’re doing and take a few deep........

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