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Emotional Intelligence for IT Professionals by Emília M. Ludovino

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Strategies to enhance self-control

Self-control is the ability to keep disruptive emotions and impulses under control. However, do not over control, ignore or repress the emotions.

Leaders with emotional self-control are able to remove themselves from the situation in which they are experiencing destructive emotions, such as fury and exasperation, until they have returned to a more productive state so that no one gets harmed. In a leadership position, emotional self-control helps the leader to build long-term relationships, gain the respect of the team, colleagues, peers, and so on, and build trust. Leaders who lack emotional self-control are reckless, irresponsible, blame others and the circumstances, and don't know how to take steps to ...

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