Categories for Emotional Management

8/ Mar

Unplug, Turn Down the Noise & Relax in 4 Steps

Unplug, Turn Down the Noise & Relax in 4 Steps

I was recently on vacation in San Francisco and, for the first time in years, I didn’t check my work email. In fact, I barely used technology at all. As a result, I was far more involved and appreciated the trip more than I would have if I was checking Facebook every ten seconds or answering emails. While technology is great in many ways, we have become rather dependent on it. It allows us to be constantly connected, distracting us from reality. It also allows us to listen to music... Read More >


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3/ Jun

Manage Your Anger Effectively

Manage Your Anger Effectively

“If you do not wish to be prone to anger, do not feed the habit; give it nothing which may tend to its increase.” – Epictetus (Greek Philosopher; 55-135 CE) While Epictetus has the theory down, putting this into practice can often be a challenge, especially as the pace of work continues to increase along with workplace pressures. Anger, by definition, is a strong feeling of annoyance, displeasure, or hostility. There is a range, from mildly frustrated to aggression, which we demonstrate depending on the situation and our personality.. Not... Read More >


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7/ Sep

Decisiveness Drives Success for Companies

Decisiveness Drives Success for Companies

Some people really struggle with making decisions. Some people just can’t make up their minds. Neither can some companies. But if they knew what their indecision was costing them, would they change how they operate? In 2001, Ram Charan, a former faculty member at Harvard Business School wrote an article titled, “Conquering a Culture of Indecision.” In it, he talks about companies that have successfully created frameworks for decisive action. Highly marketed and distributed this article was published in the April 2006 issue of The Harvard Business Review and met... Read More >


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