Understanding The Impact of Other People’s Emotions

Every high-performing team is made up of individuals who are driven towards a common set of ambitious goals. The attempt to achieve substantial goals requires substantial input and commitment from all team members, starting at the very top. There are a number of uncontrollable variables that can put a stop to progress in any team, and one of the most common that I come across is the inability to manage emotions, leading to conflict that is not constructive in the workplace and stopping productivity in its tracks.

Your team members aren’t robots, they are delicate human beings that need to be nurtured to help achieve success, and it starts with mastering emotions. Emotional management involves recognising and understanding emotions in yourself and others and navigating how to direct this effectively.

For the self, emotional management is the ability to accept and acknowledge that first of all, you have feelings; second of all, it’s normal for those feelings to change. Our...

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What to Do When Facing Things We Cannot Control

acceptance control emotions Jul 06, 2023

In a world of 8 billion people, it's inevitable that there are countless things affecting our daily lives that are completely out of our control. As much as we'd like to be the directors of everything that happens around us, it's simply not possible. Inconveniences, both big and small, occur every day, and even though they may not be our fault, they can still be frustrating and overwhelming. When faced with situations beyond our control, we often find ourselves experiencing negative emotions like fear, doubt, and worry. So, what can we do when we find ourselves in this position? While each situation and individual is unique, the following tips can help us effectively deal with things we can't control.

1. Embrace Your Emotions

The first step when something out of your control affects you is to acknowledge and accept the influence it has on your emotions. When faced with devastating events, our natural response is to try and fix or resolve the situation immediately. However, going...

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