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Success The Psychology of Achievement by Deborah Olson

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Chasing your dreams can be an emotional business, and passions can ignite many feelings, ranging from excitement about the possibilities to frustrations with obstacles that get in your way.

Our emotions give us energy and are a crucial source of information that needs to be attended to and understood. Research on emotional intelligence clearly demonstrates the link between awareness about one’s own and other people’s emotions and the ability to successfully achieve goals. Understanding and managing our emotions is the key to success and effectiveness.

Creating a balance

We generally prefer to avoid uncomfortable feelings, but in fact, that’s ...

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