Spiral into Control

Haime, John
January 2007
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Jan2007, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p12
This article presents tips on how individuals can control their emotions and perform at a higher level. According to the author, a person must first assess his emotional intelligence. He must build a plan and make adjustments if necessary, while keeping his eye on his goal. He must enhance self-awareness through practice and create reasonable expectations. He should concentrate his energy and emotion on things he knows he can control and influence and build confidence at every opportunity.


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