They say, when you get to work, leave your feelings at the door.
I mean, that’s what they say…
In the workplace, most conflicts exist because of a gap in values.
Indeed, at work, you rub elbow with people who don’t necessary have the same values as you do.
Conflicts can simply result in one’s definition of work ethic or quality of work.
For instance, your feelings can easily be hurt by some people are less efficient and need extra hours, some are workahalics and do it for the love of work, some don’t care about the job or the work they put out…
In addition, your feelings can also be hurt by short deadlines or the way someone talk to you.
Leaders have different ways of getting out of these feelings.
1. They remember who they are
They don’t get lost in the drama of their feelings.
Instead, they separate themselves from their work.
Even if their feelings have been hurt at work, they separate their identity from their work.
2. They take responsibility
They realize that they are responsible only for themselves and for how they feel.
They acknowledge that they can only control of themselves.
3. They confront themselves and the situation
Confrontation always has the negative connotation of conflict, drama and unresolved issues.
However, confrontation can also be facing the situation head on and examining the situation for what it is.
You don’t necessarily have to go face to face with someone to solve an issue especially when we’re talking about values:
- You may have to confront yourself and ask yourself why you are feeling these feelings.
- You may have to assess the situation and ask yourself why is this situation triggering these emotions.
4. They stay on goal
One way leaders get out of their feelings is by having solid and clear goals that will keep them focused on something other than themselves.
5. They use humour
Leaders who have a sense of humour take life with a grain of salt and have a tendency to get out of their feelings faster than
6. They use affirmations
Words of affirmations remind people of who they are and who they want to be.
They remind leaders of the principles that they
Last Words Of Advice
Don’t forget to use your relationships, your hobbies, your favorite activities or exercise to help you shift your mindset.Hope that I’ve helped you get it together on your way to leadership!
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