Welcome to the latest issue of What’s Hot Wednesday for Business Owners, your news briefing from the expert listeners at Owlthena.

This week’s edition includes tips for managing stress, Fast Company’s list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2018, and avoiding blind spots in leadership.

Read below to find out what the Owlthena team is buzzing about this week:

 

Strategies to Manage Stress

Stress seems to go hand in hand with being the boss and business owners often feel the tremendous pressure. While managing stress is the key to success, it often gets deprioritized with the limited time business owners have. There are many small actions that you can take to make sure your stress level doesn’t go into the stratosphere.

Find the tips here:  https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/317753

 

The World’s Most Innovative Companies 2018

Fast Company recently compiled a list of the 50 Most Innovative Companies for 2018. The list includes both industry titans and smaller upstarts across 36 categories. Each company that was selected for the list was identified as having the most notable innovations of the year as well as having the most significant impact on their business, their industry, and the larger culture.

Read the list here:  https://www.fastcompany.com/most-innovative-companies/2018

 

Avoiding Leadership Blind Spots

Some of the most devious leadership traps are the ones you don’t see, even when you’re in them. Self-awareness and self-checking can help reduce your vulnerability. This article has seven common leadership blind spots to look out for:

https://www.inc.com/scott-mautz/these-7-common-leadership-blind-spots-will-derail-your-career.html?cid=sf01001

 

We keep hearing from our clients that Owlthena is a great, objective resource for helping you to self-identify challenges and get new perspectives by clearing your business brain of thoughts that get in the way of optimal performance. If you need help schedule an Owlthena session today.