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Managing Emotionally Needy Employees

Friday, September 27, 2019

Emotional intelligence is an important skill for leaders. Effective managers aren’t afraid to be vulnerable, share their feelings, or create a workplace where employees feel comfortable doing the same. If boundaries aren’t put in place, however, managers run the risk of becoming the de-facto source for their employees’ affirmation and reassurance. This can create unhealthy dynamics and lead to major problems. For one, emotionally needy people drain others, often without realizi

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