Emotional Intelligence Doesn’t Translate Across Borders

Emotional Intelligence Doesn’t Translate Across Borders

By Fouad Bendris

Sometimes “not bad” means “really great.

One of the greatest assets we have as natives of a culture is our ability to quickly “read” another person’s emotions. Over time we learn how to understand whether our colleagues are truly interested in a project or just giving it lip service by noticing the expression on their faces. We can tell when someone really likes something we’ve proposed by the way they react … ”

Fouad Bendris’s insight:
Emotions are tricky business when crossing cultures, but by paying attention to and understanding the language of emotions, you’ll feel fulfilled and proud of yourself — even if you don’t necessarily show it !

Source:: Strategy & Governance

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