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How to Support Your Employees Even When You're Swamped Managing your own startup stress while guiding team members isn't an easy feat. Here's how to keep them working efficiently without losing focus on your own tasks.

By John Boitnott Edited by Jessica Thomas

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Feeling swamped? It's not just you. According to The American Institute of Stress, 80% of workers feel stressed on the job, and 75% believe they're under more stress today than their counterparts were a generation ago.

As a manager, it can be even harder to manage stress. That's because you're not just carrying the weight of your responsibilities — you also have a responsibility to support your team.

And if you don't provide your team with the support they need, new issues could pop up, leaving you feeling like you're playing a corporate version of "whack-a-mole," smacking down one problem only to face two new ones.

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