Definition of Emotional Management, together with High, Overused & Low behaviours and some Advice on how to Develop this competency (4:31 mins) Copy

Takes responsibility of all outcomes by managing your emotions, not getting overwhelmed and able to recover from them effectively.

Advantages when Emotional Management is High:

  • Ability to manage one’s own emotions to prevent potential outbursts
  • Able to view all situations in a calm manner
  • Faces challenges in a frank and honest manner
  • Waits for better outcomes by shifting thoughts
  • Withholds judgment and seeks clarifications

Risks when Emotional Management is Overused:

  • Spends too much time to clarify or give explanations for their actions
  • Overly calm or suppresses feelings in difficult situations
  • Avoids challenging situations
  • Overwhelmed at times when stays open to too many considerations
  • Quick to reframe or distract thoughts

Risks when Emotional Management is Low:

  • Ventilates without restraint and is insensitive to those around
  • Exaggerated emotional outbursts while refusing to see the reality of the situation
  • Succumbs to extreme emotions and does not filter thoughts
  • Impulsive and expresses feelings without consideration
  • Panic when faced with challenges

Development Advice:

  • Tune in to your emotions throughout the day
  • Practice recognizing and expressing your own emotions before they escalate
  • Identify and understand others emotional outbursts without reacting by staying present
  • Consider engaging in extended deep breathing or meditation to slow down your reaction and increase clarity of thought