Tag: emotional intelligence

Leadership Tip: Feelings are like farts - build up over time - buildup depends on circumstances and individual - got to let them out to feel well - need to pick the right time, place, and way to let them out

Feelings Are Like Farts

My kid was bottling up their feelings. They wanted to be strong.   They didn’t want to cry.  They didn’t want to show that they were struggling. Their feelings would come out in blasts – explosive, angry, unexpected. And so we talked about farts.  They understood farts.  They loved farts.  Farts were fun.  Farts were something…
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Leadership Tip: Breathe

Just Breathe

So much to do.Not enough time.Crap, I forgot about that…Oh no, I don’t have time for this…I’m not sure I can handle that today… No matter the season, your role or life situation, things can and often do feel overwhelming. Remember to breathe. Breathing deeply sends a message to your brain to calm down and…
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