Why does it feel like they are able to take control of your feelings?
Perhaps they are your employer or supervisor and it feels like they hold your career in the palm of their hand. Maybe they are just plain mean and confrontational and you are one of their favorite targets. In a moment I am going to answer that question for you, but there is a good chance you won’t like what I am about to say.
"Even the most well intentioned manager will completely change his behavior in an attempt to compensate for fear." Click here for the full Linked In post.
Emotional triggers can be used to take control of people in just about any area you can think of. As soon as you choose not to grant permission to the would be source of intimidation, you render them powerless. They can still rev up their engine, but they really can’t go anywhere.So they will stand in the way of you getting work done and building work relationships."Fear is one of the most powerful of all human emotions," he writes.Is there someone that makes you feel intimidated or insecure? It really doesn’t matter who that person is, if at all possible, we will naturally look for ways to limit our exposure intimidation and insecurity.Does someone you know bring out these feelings in you?