What is Emotional Courage?
The importance of Emotional Intelligence or EQ and its effect on relationships at work, at home, or in our communities
But knowledge is not enough. Emotional Courage is being willing to be vulnerable, truthful, and aware of the full spectrum of both negative and positive emotions. The word courage comes from the Latin word “cur” meaning heart, and according to Brown, in this
According to Dr. Paul Wieand, Emotional Courage is the missing link for EQ.
While emotional intelligence is important, in the I&D sphere it’s not enough. What happens when you misread the emotional cues of coworkers or supervisors? How they express their emotional state, both non-verbally and even verbally, is often affected by their cultural upbringing. According to researchers at the University of London, “basic emotions such as amusement, anger,
This is where emotional courage comes into play. It takes courage to share hard truths about yourself and situations in the workplace. It takes courage to bring to light different communication styles, cultural values, and cultural influences. It takes courage to initiate or participate in a courageous conversation. Before a courageous conversation can take place, participants need to have a moderate level of emotional courage.
Jonamay Lambert & Associates can guide you through the process of challenging conversations to help your environment thrive.
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