Let’s Get Emotional: Work, Leadership, & Emotional Intelligence

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The days of cheering on the emotionless entrepreneur, ruthlessly cutting out all feelings so that they can be more effective at meeting their bottom line, are long gone. But is it possible that we still don’t have a complete grasp on the role that emotions should play in the workplace? Maybe the way we think about our emotions could still use some tweaking as we seek to become better leaders and better people. In this Edge, we’re highlighting three books, Emotional Intelligence by James W. Williams, Emotional Intelligence in Business by R. Stevens, and The Power of Emotions at Work by Karla McLaren, that center on emotional intelligence – particularly as it relates to careers and the workplace. Let’s all raise our EQ together.

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