Explore emotions and related feelings

Emotions Explorer™ is a tool designed to surface and explore emotions and related feelings. Emotions are a factor in leadership effectiveness — in individual motivation, team performance, conflict and collaboration. Becoming more emotionally intelligent is to be more aware of emotions and better manage our responses.

The 65 cards help us identify and express emotions. You can use the cards in a number of ways:

  • A team tool to surface what people are feeling at various points in a process.
  • In coaching to identify emotions that are present when someone is at their best (or worst).
  • A reflective tool to become more mindful of our emotional states.
  • In conflict situations to uncover other’s needs (and express our own).
  • As a resource to find nuance to express our feelings while providing feedback.

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