Embracing emotions at work by Rachel Blackwell

Embracing emotions at work by Rachel Blackwell Being stoic is […]

March 11, 2021

Embracing emotions at work
by Rachel Blackwell

Being stoic is often equated with professionalism but turning your feelings off at the door is not always easy – or beneficial.

In this issue of the Pulse, we share a TED video featuring author and illustrator Liz Fosslien, who explains why selective vulnerability is the key to bringing your authentic self to work.

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According to Liz Fosslien, it is beneficial for colleagues to express themselves when they are feeling anxious or stressed during their workday. It helps to build a stronger team and increase productivity – authenticity can be a genuine part of your business success strategy.

“When we can be honest about what we feel, and freely suggest ideas, make mistakes and just not have to hide every piece of who we are, we’re more likely to stay at the company for a long time. We’re also happier and more productive,” explains Fosslien in her TED talk.

To learn how to utilize your emotions at work without oversharing, watch How to Embrace Emotions at Work – The Way We Work, a TED series.

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