My Emotions are not the B.O.S.S.© of Me: Leading with Emotional Intelligence
… Practical ways to Better Outcomes. Stronger Solutions©. …in any relationship
Many of us hold on tight to negative emotions as if we are afraid someone will steal them if we decide to
put them down. Some might even say we’ve lost control of our emotions. With intentionality, we can
regain control. Being fully attuned to elements and practices of Emotional Intelligence (EI) leads to
better outcomes and stronger solutions. Why not make managing emotions more effectively a priority
in your relationships – on the job, at home, and even in the church?
Sometimes our emotions get stuck. During these times – “Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and
clamor, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice: And be ye kind one to another,
tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake hath forgiven you” (Ephesians 4:31-
32). When it comes to strong emotions, you either find a way to talk it out or act it out.
The quality of your life is shaped out of the quality of your interactions, relationships and conversations.
Spirituality and academic astuteness minus EI, equals a roller coaster of emotions – situation after
situation for unsuspecting leaders and followers. Quite frankly, the ride has made me dizzy – I’m ready
to get off and so can you!