Why we need to embrace being emotional at work


Professional and emotional don’t need to be mutually exclusive terms, says coach and emotional intelligence expert Natalie Boudou. 

Once upon a time, it was considered poor form to reveal much, if anything, about yourself at work. Being friends with your colleagues was unusual, ‘personal’ chat by the water cooler was deemed inappropriate, and mentioning that you were tired or stressed was seen as admitting defeat. Essentially, being a robot free of all human foibles was the ideal. 

Thankfully, things have shifted. A work/life balance is a valid priority, training sessions focus on resilience rather than just the basics of Excel, and we bring more of ourselves to our working lives, whether in the form of showing our homes on video meetings or catching up about the weekend...Keep Reading

Contact Natalie by email - nboudou@human-force.ch