From Panic to Productivity: Stress Management for Better Products & Better Teams (With Remi Ribas Policastro)
Product AgilityApril 04, 2024x
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From Panic to Productivity: Stress Management for Better Products & Better Teams (With Remi Ribas Policastro)

Remi Ribas Policastro merges his vast experience in B2B tech growth with a profound understanding of well-being and emotional regulation, offering a fresh perspective on managing stress in high-stakes environments. With a diverse background ranging from enhancing prospection to mastering customer success, Remi's approach to business is both holistic and detail-oriented. His expertise in navigating the intricacies of sales, channel management, and customer satisfaction, supported by a solid foundation in key performance indicators, positions him as a guiding force for companies looking to thrive.

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In this episode, Ben Maynard is joined by Remi Rebus Policastro, a seasoned expert in both B2B tech revenue growth and well-being/emotional regulation. Delving into the topic often overlooked in agile and product management circles—stress management—Remi shares his compelling journey from burnout to becoming a proponent of emotional regulation and team building. This discussion is not only about identifying stress triggers but also offers actionable strategies to harness stress for enhancing focus, drive, and ultimately, team performance.

Key Highlights:

🔍 07:17 - Recognising the Impact of Stress

🔍 11:53 - Personal Experience with Burnout

🔍 16:56 - Importance of Communication and Compassion

🔍 18:07 - Harnessing Stress for Productivity

🔍 28:12 - Releasing Stress with a Scream

Listeners will learn:

  • How stress, when managed, can be a driving force for productivity and innovation.
  • Practical tips for recognising stress indicators and intervening early.
  • Techniques for converting stress from a potential roadblock to a catalyst for personal and professional growth.
  • The importance of emotional hygiene in maintaining an agile mindset and fostering resilient teams.

This episode is a must-listen for agile coaches, scrum masters, and product professionals looking to elevate their leadership skills and team dynamics through effective stress management. 

Explore these strategies and integrate them into your routine to shift the balance from stress-induced panic to a productive, energised work environment.

Host Bio

Ben is a seasoned expert in product agility coaching, unleashing the potential of people and products. With over a decade of experience, his focus now is product-led growth & agility in organisations of all sizes.

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