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Leading with Emotional Intelligence: Hands-On Strategies for Building Confident and Collaborative Star Performers by Reldan S. Nadler

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CHAPTER TWOEMOTIONAL SELF-CONTROL TOOLS AND STRATEGIES

Mindfulness isn’t difficult. What is difficult is to remember to be mindful.

—John Teasdale

Mindfulness is the opposite of mindlessness.

—Dan Siegel

This section provides the tools and strategies to help you become a Star Performer in Emotional Self-Control. A definition of Emotional Self-Control is provided and illustrated by examples of “Fallen Stars”—those who suffered career derailment because they were unable to control their impulses. Of all the derailers, this one seems to bring down Stars the fastest, and it seems to be the most common. Other chapters start with a Star Secret success story rather than Fallen Stars stories.

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