Cover image for article: Self-Management – An Essential Tool for Nurse Leaders

The ability to manage your emotions so that you create the best outcome available to you is crucial for your leadership success. If you erupt in uncontrolled anger or choose more subtle forms of aggression your behaviour may be adversely affecting the performance of your team. A low level of Emotional Intelligence is a lack of empathy, concern or compassion for the effect your behaviour has on the people around you According to Daniel Goleman ‘anxiety undermines the intellect’. Read more