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Ahmed Elalmi
Ahmed Elalmi

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How Do You Work Under Pressure?

When you get tasks that take a long of time and don’t have enough time, feel fear and worry about it, you have to think of high-pressure moments as a (fun) challenge, not a life-or-death threat, because seeing pressure as a threat undermines your self-confidence, elicits fear of failure, impairs your short-term memory, attention, judgment, and spurs impulsive behavior. then remind yourself that this is just one of many opportunities. Is this high-pressure situation a good opportunity? Sure. Is it the only opportunity you will ever have for the rest of your life? Probably not.
but in fact, it is realistic to think that additional opportunities will come your way, also Focus on the task, not the outcome. Instead of worrying about the outcome, worry about the task at hand until you don't lose the time.

Then Take control. In a pressure moment, there are factors you have control over and factors you don't.
But when you focus on those "uncontrollable," you end up intensifying the pressure, increasing your anxiety, and ultimately undermining your confidence, write Weisinger and Pawliw-Fry. What you want to do is focus on the factors you can control. and take a flashback to your past successes. Be positive before and during high-pressure moments. In what comes as a surprise to no one (but bears repeating anyway), cultivating a positive attitude goes a long way. Get in touch with your senses this helps you to focus, some persons listen to music — or make some. "What makes this pressure solution so effective is that it reduces the culprit behind choking — increased anxiety,". Create a pre-performance routine, so it can a "pre-routine" that prevents you from becoming distracted and be calm down. finally, Share the pressure to reduce anxiety and stress.

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Ahmed Shatat

Working under pressure is the most valuable skill that a developer can have

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exactly