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Make fun a priority

As proposal professionals, we know the reality of hard work, long hours, deadlines, and stress. Members of the proposal team often have day jobs, too. Creativity, productivity, and contemplative abilities can be compromised by stress. The quality of our proposals can be compromised by stress. According to a report from the American Institute of Stress, a non-profit dedicated to research and education on the subject, job pressures are the #1 cause of stress in the U.S., and 35% of Americans say their jobs are harming their physical or emotional health. Persistent stress can cause heart attacks, stroke, kidney disease, and rheumatoid arthritis. Stress is often caused by too many thoughts competing for your attention at the same time. The dictionary defines stress as physical, mental, or emotional strain or tension or a condition or feeling experienced when a person perceives that demands exceed the personal and social resources the individual … Continue reading Make fun a priority

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