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OHS Canada: Emotional well-being is a non-negotiable competency for all leaders

Microskill influences how well thoughts and feelings are managed under pressure

July 7, 2021  by OHS Canada

Leaders can’t be present and psychologically safe when acting out emotionally (for example: angry, frustrated, anxious, worried) in the presence of their employees and peers.

More employers are discovering the benefits of supporting their leaders’ emotional well-being. Why? Leaders’ success is dependent on their ability to manage their emotions under pressure.

As Steven Covey describes in 7 Habits of Highly Effective People — his ground-breaking book on self-leadership — before a person can lead others, they must manage themselves.

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