Tips from March 4, 2010
The Small Business tips today discuss managing emotions when dealing with other people.
- Emotion= Energy in MOTION. You are expressing outwardly what you are feeling. Once you start, it is hard to stop.
- Take a step back from a potentially emotionally charged situation. Gather your thoughts, take a deep breath, and decide how to proceed with the situation.
- Keep a journal. Writing down feelings is a good way to let out how you are feeling emotionally, and to gather your thoughts. It also helps to keep your emotions in check.
- Talk to those friends and family members that you trust. When you can confide in someone and discuss your true feelings, it helps to express your feelings in a safe way.
Daily Overview: Keep your emotions in check, especially at the workplace. Losing your cool can be detrimental to your image.