Think carefully about the issue presented in the following excerpt and the assignment below.
External constraints—factors that limit people’s plans and projects—can create stress, but this stress is not always bad and may even be necessary. In fact, the pressure of deadlines, budgets, rules, and the demands imposed by others can push people to accomplish things that they would find impossible to accomplish with unlimited time, money, and the absence of pressure.
Adapted from Jena Pincott, Success: Advice for Achieving Your Goals from Remarkably Accomplished People
Do the demands of others tend to make people more productive than they would be without such pressure?
Plan and write an essay in which you develop your point of view on this issue. Support your position with reasoning and examples taken from your reading, studies, experience, or observations.
2. 审题关键词：productive, pressure
正：Pressure is the driving force of productivity. It helps people to bring out their best potential.
反：Pressure will make people too nervous to do things well. Sometimes, more productivity means worse quality.
补：We should manage our time and money well even when nobody is pushing us forward.