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This week’s EQ Competency Morning involved the team looking at how they can navigate their emotions in order to be behave in a calmer, more appropriate proactive manner as opposed to falling prey to the amygdale hijack, which is when our emotional brain takes over and the thinking brain, the cortex is completely bypassed.
It is when this happens that we tend to knee jerk or hit back in a way that is often detrimental to our performance, effectiveness and relationships.
The Durpro management team, first of all tested their creative ability and ability to perform under pressure, with a fun game. Thereafter we looked at intrinsic vs extrinsic motivators and how as leaders we can stimulate more intrinsic motivation in teams as well as within ourselves.
The team committed to a lot of really great initiatives and also looked at each other’s strengths and how they show up in the workplace.