Emotional intelligence for wise meetings

By Ann Macfarlane / June 29, 2016 /
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Using emotional intelligence will allow any leader to run better meetings. A successful leader has to be aware of his own emotions and those of others, and has to be able to deal with emotion constructively. Unfortunately many of us are prone to react impulsively in tough situations, unless we have done the hard work…

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Defusing the fear factor in meetings

By Ann Macfarlane / April 17, 2015 / Comments Off on Defusing the fear factor in meetings

The role of emotion in the business world is slowly being acknowledged in our culture, but it is still a challenge to address feelings and emotions appropriately in meetings. We need to take them into account without getting overly personal, intrusive, or condescending. A leader who understands how emotions affect people’s mental processes will be…

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