September 23, 2014
Why is it that people roll their eyes when you mention the next teambuilding exercise or event? Why do they wearily glance at each other with that look of “here-we-go-again” skepticism? It’s because historically they’ve experienced this as a waste of time. Nothing changes–or if it does, it’s not sustainable. If not teambuilding, then what?
July 29, 2014
Uncomfortable with emotions at work? In the U.S., many of us would prefer emotionless over emotional. It’s as if bringing the full palette of our feelings to work is anathema to achieving our objectives. I believe the biggest challenge to our emotional competence lies not in ourselves, but in the way we orient to feelings in our culture.