Is stress ruining your leadership-development efforts?

This week's SmartBlog for Leadership post is by leadership development consultant, Jennifer V. Miller, Managing Partner at SkillSource.  Her post, "Is stress ruining your leadership-development efforts" discusses the"pressure cooker" method of leadership; "Toss a bunch of smart, driven people into a time-pressured scenario, ask them to perform a task and see how they handle it." What are your thoughts?