Emotions Aren't Automatically Bad for Your Career
Stop believing emotionally-related myths
Emotional depth is not something to be resisted in the workplace. It's a trait that makes you powerful. Consider this:
- People with higher sensitivity are consistently rated as the best performers by their managers.
- Research by Google also shows that teams where the leaders and team members feel free and safe to express their emotions, fears, and concerns are more innovative and productive.
- Being emotionally aware can put more money in your pocket. People with higher EQ earn on average $29,000 more than people with lower EQ.
Put simply, embracing all of these skills and qualities—your emotional sensitivity, depth, and intelligence—can make you richer, happier, and more effective all-around.
Let’s bust three of the most common myths about emotions in the workplace and replace them with facts.
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