Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing other people’s buttons. Either way, they create unnecessary complexity, strife, and worst of all stress. […]
According to my friends at TalentSmart, Emotionally Intelligent people “Recognize and Understand emotions in order to better manage relationships.”* As such, you are the one in control of your emotions and you are the one responsible for using your knowledge for good. Toxic leaders exist at all levels of an organization and sometimes (sadly) it could be you. The tips offered in this article are outstanding, but they all come back to one point: be intentional, rather than letting the emotions manage you. What works for you in your organization? Leave a reply with your success stories below, or feel free to share with me on Twitter at @fritzmt!