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EQ and Leadership In Asia: Using Emotional Intelligence To Lead And Inspire Your People by Sebastien Henry

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Chapter 6

USING BOTH MASCULINE AND FEMININE ENERGIES

Building emotional intelligence has a lot to do with developing the flexibility to use both masculine and feminine energies. All of us, both men and women, have both types of energy. One is usually dominant, however, creating emotional patterns that can be limiting. Developing the flexibility to use either when appropriate will give you a wider emotional palette.

I understand that it would be particularly easy to fall into stereotypes when discussing this topic, which generates heated debates in many societies (though more in the West than in Asia). Despite the dangers of stereotyping, human beings are highly complex creatures, and the particular subspecies called leaders is no exception, ...

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