Processing emotions

There are many seemingly good reasons why we do not express emotions. We are expected to be “nice” and to be “polite”. We are taught to keep a stiff upper lip and to maintain the facade. We think we should not talk about or express emotions, as that is frequently …

Emotions at work (part 2)

There are five emotions managers should attend to at work: fear, anger, grief, jealously and joy. Each of these emotions has a natural and healthy expression in some part of our lives. Unfortunately, these emotions also have a distorted side that frequently shows itself in our daily work-lives. We discussed …

Emotions at work (part 1)

There are five emotions managers should attend to at work: fear, anger, grief, jealously and joy. Each of these emotions has a natural and healthy expression in some part of our lives. Unfortunately, these emotions also have a distorted side that frequently shows itself in our daily work-lives. We will …

Dealing with change, the past and emotions

In unpredictable and highly contested environments, organisational success requires the ability to implement change more quickly and effectively than your competitors. In order to make change quickly and effectively people need to be able to let go of the past and grab onto the future. Most change advice, methods and …