How High-Powered Women Handle Stress

Angie O’Donnell is Quoted in the Boston Sunday Globe Article:
“How High-Powered Women Handle Stress.”

Angie O'Donnell

In the growing industry of executive coaching, the topic of stress is always on the table, and especially for women who are toggling between their professional, private, and social commitments. In this Boston Globe feature article, Angie O’Donnell comments that professional women want more than skill-building from their executive coach: they want an objective sounding board to help them figure it all out. These women want to move out of a chronic state of overwhelm and overdrive, and brainstorm with a professional who is dedicated to their success and well-being at work and beyond. Sooner or later, stress impacts professional presence, and this is where a coach can play a supporting role.

“This is not just a women’s issue; men are also anxious to find ways to refresh and recharge,” said Angie. “Women seem to find it particularly hard to give themselves permission to take time out for necessary refueling, and our goal is to support them in putting their name at the top of their to-do list and not feel guilty about it.”

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