She has personalized the topic by sharing publicly on The Today Show of her own personal experience while as Vice President at Nickelodeon. I admit that I didn't go take the test, but I did save the site to my bookmarks so maybe, someday. This was an interesting topic to delve into, although I took awhile to read it so I think the impact was lessened for me. Do you wish people where you work laughed on the job more — or less? This is one of the best books I have read in a long time. In this groundbreaking book, journalist and former corporate executive Anne Kreamer shows us how to get rational about our emotions, and provides the necessary new tools to flourish in an emotionally charged workplace. Other Titles: It is always personal Responsibility: Anne Kreamer. In this groundbreaking book, journalist and former corporate executive Anne Kreamer shows us how to get rational about our emotions, and provides the necessary new tools to flourish in an emotionally charged workplace.
I e-mailed the author regarding this and did not receive a reply. She said that more than half of the women she surveyed admitted to crying in the workplace, and even more disturbing, 42% of the men she surveyed believe that anger is an effective management tool. Based on an analysis of our survey responses we created four basic work-personality types. Description: 238 pages ; 21 cm Contents: The moment of truth -- Emotion 101 -- The anger epidemic -- On being afraid -- Our age of anxiety -- Empathy: we do get by with a little help from our friends -- Big girls do cry -- Beyond the facts of life -- The four profiles : which one are you? Her Won as a goodreads giveaway. Many of us spend more time at work than with family and friends. A topic of controversy - always shrouded in shame, frustration, and as the author states in her title - personal.
With women now the majority of the workforce and the lines between office and personal life blurring as never before, the dynamics of work have shifted profoundly. She combines methodolical research from credible sources her bibliography is pages long and wisdom from her experiences. Still, there's some easy coping skills mentioned, like having a small token of a peaceful place at your desk hence why I always have pretty pictures on my desktop ; , or examining and listing your feelings objectively rather than subjectively. But Kreamer's book forced me to realize that I do put a higher weight on stories told by high-achieving individuals. I won this book through GoodRead's First Reads program. I just think I've read too many psychology style books lately.
Workplace Emotion Evaluation Profile © The Weep Profile was derived from an exclusive national survey of 818 women and 421 men, working Americans from all over the country, that Anne fielded in 2009 with J. I found it extremely informative and wish that I could have read this book while I was with my last company. An innovative study of gender, emotion, and power, It's Always Personal is an essential companion for everyone navigating the challenges of the contemporary workplace. Kraemer gives detailed neurological descriptions of 6 emotional states and a guide to identifying your emotional type. I've personally exhibited all the things discussed in this book even crying , so I found it especially intriguing and enlightening. I really enjoyed the scientific insights provided and the chapters on the neurology of emotions.
Combining the latest information on the intricacies of the human brain, candid stories from employees, and the surprising results of two national surveys, It's Always Personal offers: a step-by-step guide for identifying your emotional type: Spouter, Accepter, Believer, or Solver; Emotion Management Toolkits that outline strategies to cope with specific emotionally challenging situations; vital facts that will help you understand--and handle--the six main emotional flashpoints: anger, fear, anxiety, empathy, joy, and crying; an exploration of how men and women deal with emotions differently. To better manage your feelings, Kreamer recommends building an emotion-management toolkit. — Walter Isaacson, Author of 'Steve Jobs' When was the last time you cried at work? Fits well with the spat of psychology books I've been reading lately, not to mention a good thing to look at when re-entering the workplace after a prolonged illness. Still, there's some easy coping skills mentioned, like having a small token of a peaceful place at your desk hence why I always have pretty pictures on my desktop ; , or examining and listing your feelings objectively rather than subjectively. If you don't organize you will get swept away by the men and women who do. Nobody teaches us how to be aware of them.
It's Always Personal combines the latest information on the intricacies of the human brain, candid stories from employees, and the surprising results of two new national surveys, reported here for the first time, which reached out to workers from all walks of life about their emotions on the job. Anne Kreamer establishes her ethos with the fact that she is has been in the workforce for many years working as an executive. That's a question asked and answered in Anne Kreamer's fascinating book. Although the main theme is crying in the workplace, the book is truly an explorati I was thrilled to receive this book as part of the Goodreads First Reads program. I really enjoyed the scientific insights provided and the chapters on the neurology of emotions. It's discovering that you have accomplished your endeavors or fulfilled your goals and it's getting up in the morning looking successful rather than feeling defeated. Your results, however, can help you discover what kinds of circumstances or people most challenge you, and then, with the suggestions outlined in the book, develop skills for dealing with those kinds of people and situations.
Kreamer includes a link to be able to complete the profile yourself. Indeed, the more of your authentic emotional self you bring to work happier and more effective you will be. This was the first book that I have read that really explores emotion in the workplace. Apparently that website has been updated and the test was dropped. I'll let you know when the book arrives.
The anecdotal pieces that the author threw in just felt like name dropping. I e-mailed the author regarding this and did not receive a reply. Over the past two years I roamed the country talking to dozens of scientists and other experts and more than 200 ordinary Americans about their feelings — their positive emotions, their negative emotions, their crazy emotions — on the job. A well researched and engaging study of emotions and how they effect the workplace. When you go thru all of the insight you will get the mentality of a outstanding man or woman and this will help you reach success.