All of us have impulses. It’s not always a bad thing to act on our initial instinct – sometimes our impulses protect us, and even give us insight into great decision making. However, impulses run amuck can lead to poor judgement and knee-jerk reactions that we later regret. The decision to react can lead to painful and lasting consequences.
Wise leaders and team members know how to control their impulses, and properly channel their emotions when a challenge presents itself. Read Kathy Caprino’s article, “5 Things You Should Never Do At Work” for some helpful tips on what not to do!