This week’s tip for improving your performance is the simplest and most straightforward method I’ve provided thus far. For many people, this tip has the potential to have a bigger impact than any other single action. The catch? You have to cut down on caffeine, and as any caffeine drinker can attest, this is easier said than done.
For those who are not aware, the ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with more than a million people, and we have found that 90% of top performers are high in emotional intelligence. These individuals are skilled at managing their emotions (even in times of high stress) to remain calm and in control.