OHS Canada: Emotional well-being is a non-negotiable competency for all leaders
Microskill influences how well thoughts and feelings are managed under pressure
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.