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The Leader's Guide to Emotional Agility (Emotional Intelligence) by Kerrie Fleming

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Step Two: how do you feel and why does it matter?

He to whom… emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead: his eyes are closed.

Albert Einstein

Notice any feelings?

When was the last time you felt angry? I mean real anger. A time when you were so annoyed that you wanted to scream or break something just to hear the sound of it crashing to the ground and feel a little bit better? The Greek concept of kefi (high spirits and fun) encourages the smashing of plates, most commonly at wedding receptions, when it is said to symbolise good luck and a happy and lasting marriage. Building on this symbolic activity, a popular Greek restaurant in London encourages its diners to smash plates after dinner, ...

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