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The Art of Managing Emotions

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The Art of Managing Emotions


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If you want to get the best out of your employees, put them in the right state of mind.

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Smart leaders know how to get the best out of their employees. Daniel Goleman, author of the game-changing book Emotional Intelligence, describes a few basics of the human brain and explains how to create the best working environment for your employees in this video lecture. If you want to know the latest science behind employee engagement, getAbstract invites you to sit in on this quick introductory lecture by an innovative thinker.


Many people don’t find their work engaging. They do just enough to get by, remaining unmotivated and unchallenged. As a result, they produce too little cortisol, and their brain state becomes suppressed. Staffers on the other end of the spectrum are overwhelmed by their jobs and their lack of support or resources. Neither group performs at its best.

Great leaders know how to guide people toward top performance. They challenge workers with inspiring projects but stop short of overloading them. This helps employees reach and maintain the “optimal state for performance,” which neurologists...

About the Speaker

Daniel Goleman is the author of the New York Times bestseller Emotional Intelligence. He is a psychologist and two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize.

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    O. C. 2 years ago
    Lo más interesante en mi opinión es el tema de las neuronas espejo, interesante evidencia para implementar estilos de gestión basados en valores compartidos.
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    J. S. 2 years ago
    Importante conocer y aplicar los estados de flujo y la correcta forma de fomentarlos.
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    S. V. 3 years ago
    Es natural sentir emociones a cada estimulo recibido, pero lo valioso es saber dominar estas emociones y no que las emociones nos dominen.