Episode 29

Published on:

27th Oct 2020

Optimizing the Value of Anger

Optimizing the value of anger

Strategic growth in the presence of emotions


Anger is a relevant topic for our world today.

2020 Gallup short term poll   

Gallup: What's the World's Emotional Temperature?

“ANYBODY can become angry, that is easy; but to be angry with the right person, and to the right degree, and at the right time, and for the right purpose, and in the right way, that is not within everybody's power, that is not easy.”   Aristotle

Go ahead and be angry. You do well to be angry—but don’t use your anger as fuel for revenge. The Apostle Paul, Ephesians 4:26

The emotion of anger can fuel growth, just like the emotion of passion can fuel vision, and the emotion of happiness can fuel productivity!

The five rights of Aristotle:

#1: The right person

#2: The right degree

#3 The right time

#4 The right purpose

#5The right way

Can we be angry and grow as leaders at the same time?

My response is, “Yes. If we choose to engage in the hard work of using anger for the benefit of growth and development of ourselves and those we influence.”  

You can reach me at www.healthyleadership.online to set up a brief free call. I look forward to connecting.

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The Art of Leadership
Experienced leader, Niña Ellison, focuses on those seeking a fresh perspective into some of the hardest skills a leader will ever learn.
The Art of Leadership with Niña Ellison focuses on the soft skills of leadership, their value and the power of their influence. As a leader, if you are interested in moving from success to significance then balancing both hard and soft skills is essential! These seemingly opposing skills complement rather than compete with each other. Hard skills are demonstrated through technical expertise that results in clearly measured goals being reached. They are vital to the success of any initiative or program. On the other hand, soft skills emphasize the transformation of people more than the transaction of tasks. They highlight behavioral changes and making a difference in people’s lives. This podcast is for leaders who are seeking a fresh perspective into some of the hardest soft skills a leader will ever learn. You can connect with Nina at https://www.healthyleadership.online

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Niña Ellison

A leader with over 20 years of experience empowering others to consistently deliver excellence that results in increased growth for the leader, the team and those they serve.