It’s impossible to leave your emotions at the workplace door, nor would you want to. Could you image functioning without passion, joy, or excitement? Probably not, however with all of those emotions, also come more challenging ones such as anger, frustration and anxiety.
The office can get a little challenging when these latter emotions surface. Emotions are unpredictable and sometimes drive those we work with to express them in ways that are difficult to manage.
During this talk Anne Kreamer, a past business executive at Nickeloden, journalist and author specializing in business, work/life balance, culture and women’s issues will tackle this topic and share insights and tools to help you best handle emotionally charged colleagues.
The 3 most challenging workplace emotions and how they can drive regrettable workplace behaviors
How to say calm when those around you are losing it
How to manage unexpected emotional responses of your colleagues (yelling, crying, shutting down)