Should you bring your emotions to work?

Should you bring your emotions to work? I think it was Anita Roddick of the Body shop, who said “You think you are employing staff, and then the whole person turns up”!  Steve Tobark, in this article details his own human response to personal issues and how this impacts on relationships in the workplace. He makes some great points here as he highlights four processes to consider when dealing with our emotions at work.  Awareness; Understanding; Motivation: and Behaviour… not rocket science but useful as a reflective tool. Who will you show up as when you arrive at work tomorrow?

Should you bring your emotions to work?(MoneyWatch) COMMENTARY Quick: If I say, "Don't bring your emotional baggage to work," what comes to mind? Probably a vision of you, your boss or a coworker letting someone have it because of some issues at home.



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