On Emotional Agility

Emotional Agility: The Power of Emotions for Personal and Professional Success

Emotions are essential in our lives because they influence our thoughts, behaviours, and overall well-being. Emotions in the workplace can have an impact on productivity, teamwork, and employee satisfaction.

At CM-consulting, we are aware of the value of emotional agility in negotiating the complexity of the modern workplace and encouraging employees to succeed. We investigate the topic of emotional agility and its relevance in personal and professional growth with the help of renowned know-how experts Lisa Feldman Barrett (PhD, cognitive neuroscience expert and professor at Northeastern University) and Susan David (PhD and psychology professor at University of Melbourne and Yale University).

Inspired by the most recent research in the behavioural sciences and neuropsychology, we developed our own proprietary models to assist leaders in developing the ability to skillfully navigate the power of both our emotions and others’.

Emotional agility is about embracing emotions and utilising them as helpful sources of information rather than denying or rejecting them.

Emotional agility entails being aware of our emotions, recognising their underlying causes, reflecting on habits that no longer benefit us, and applying that knowledge and awareness to make deliberate choices and take appropriate actions.

Susan David (PhD and publisher of Emotional Agility in 2016) emphasises the relevance of emotional agility in developing resilience and well-being. According to her, emotional agility is the ability to be present with our emotions, accept them without judgment, and respond to them in a way consistent with our values and aspirations. Individuals can establish a healthy relationship with their emotions and make more informed judgments by developing emotional agility.

We at CM-consulting feel that emotional agility is an essential skill for both individuals and organisations. We assist leaders in developing a deeper awareness of both their emotions and others’ with the use of our designed models and protocols. Individuals, leaders, talents and professionals with this awareness are better equipped to navigate difficult situations, resolve conflicts, and develop stronger connections both in personal and professional environments.

Emotional agility also plays a crucial role in effective leadership. Emotionally agile leaders may foster a supportive and inclusive work atmosphere where people feel valued and understood. They are able to successfully manage their own emotions as well as empathise with their team members’ emotions, resulting in increased collaboration, engagement, and overall performance.

We encourage individuals to practice self-reflection and self-awareness in order to promote emotional agility. Individuals can find trends, triggers, and underlying reasons by taking the time to study their emotions. Individuals with greater self-awareness are able to respond to their emotions more consciously and constructively.

CM-consulting offers training and coaching programs that focus on building emotional agility. We help people improve their emotional intelligence, develop effective communication skills, and build resilience in the face of adversity through workshops and individual coaching sessions.

In conclusion, emotional agility is an indispensable skill for personal and professional success. Individuals may manage job complexity, create deeper connections, and make more informed decisions by embracing and using the power of emotions. We are committed to helping individuals and organisations develop emotional agility while establishing a more fulfilling and effective work environment.