Do you choke under pressure?

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  1. earllogjam

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    How do you repond to incredibly trying and difficult situations? Are you quick thinker on your feet and excell under pressure?

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    Do you fall apart, perform poorly and let the pressure destroy you?
     
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    I actually excel under pressure. I fold under boredom.
     
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    i've never choked under pressure. i have gagged on a HUGE cock before =-P
     
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    I would say I perform well under pressure. When faced by difficulty the best solution prendre le taureau par les cornes (Take the bull by the horns). By falling apart it doesn't solve the problem it makes the situation worse. Big problems require big solutions, aux grands maux, les grands rem├Ędes [FONT=&quot]
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    without enemy fire i'm pretty useless.
     
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    With out some sort of pressure I'm a born procrastinator and ditherer.
     
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    It's often my procrastination and dithering that ends up causing me pressure. I'm a right doofus.
     
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    *snap* The more I have to do the more I achieve and then some. I get bored very easily with little to do yet I can manage to chill and relax when I need to.
     
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    I definitely perform better at my own speed, but I have to use visual reminders (lists of priorities, deadlines) to keep on pace. Without clear goals I'm useless. As far as pressure goes I can handle it to a certain extent, but if failure is imminent due to an excess of tasks to be completed I will regroup and ask for help. Too much pressure and I'm at risk of making errors, not enough pressure will make me aimless and bored. Of course, I'm talking about a work type situation here and I respond to pressure differently depending on the situation. Medical emergencies? Cool as a cucumber, tend to assume control of the situation. Major traffic and late for a meeting? Panic attack mode.
     
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    I handle pressure very well, but after it's over I become a shaking limp noodle
     
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    When in a high-stress situation, I flip a sort of switch and go into a completely different mode: tightly focused, unusually decisive and (generally) very effective. However, in order to achieve this mode, I sacrifice any sense of feeling emotion in the moment; this is an artifact from my New England WASP background that was all about stiff spines and upper lips.

    To my consternation and occasional embarrassment, these suppressed emotions come gurgling up like gassy bubbles at inopportune times and can be directed at inappropriate people. This form of dissociation/reintegration of emotion is by for my least attractive trait.
     
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    This is me as well, to a T.
     
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